United Kingdom

July 2016 - December 2016

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United Kingdom 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 Process5,3696,42390.22%
Emergency9971,52980.44%
Total6,3667,95288.69%

United Kingdom 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
392713

United Kingdom Content Restrictions

We restricted access in the United Kingdom to items in response to court orders relating to defamation and bullying and in accordance with requests from the National Offender Management Service and UK Gambling Commission. We also restricted items alleged to be illegally prejudicial to an ongoing criminal trial.

Number of pieces of content restricted
177

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