United Kingdom

January 2016 - June 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 Process4,7386,03987.78%
Emergency7311,16079.18%
Total5,4697,19986.63%

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
457718

Content Restrictions

We restricted access to content in response to court orders relating to protecting the identity of minors. We also restricted some content in accordance with requests from the UK Gambling Commission and UK Dental Agency, as well one item alleged to violate the Compensation Act.

Number of pieces of content restricted
284

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