Belgium

July 2016 - December 2016

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Requests for Data

We respond to valid requests relating to criminal cases. Each and every request we receive is checked for legal sufficiency and we reject or require greater specificity on requests that are overly broad or vague.

Request TypeTotal RequestsUsers / Accounts RequestedPercentage of Requests Where Some Data Produced
Legal Process37966285.22%
Emergency202090.00%
Total39968285.46%

Preservation Requests

We will take steps to preserve account records in connection with official criminal investigations for 90 days pending our receipt of formal legal process.

Preservation RequestsUsers / Accounts Requested
5491

Content Restrictions

We restricted access to two items alleged to violate Belgian hate speech laws in response to a request from UNIA, a trusted reporter under the European Commission Code of Conduct on Countering Illegal Hate Speech Online.

Number of pieces of content restricted
2

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