“It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it” – Warren Buffett
The law protects people’s right to privacy in a number of ways.
The European Convention on Human Rights protects a person’s right “to respect for his private and family life, his home and his correspondence“.
With articles 8 and 10 of the Convention into breach of confidence law, article 8 of the Convention protects the right to private and family life while article ten protects the right to freedom of expression.
Read the full overview here: https://www.pinsentmasons.com/out-law/guides/misuse-of-private-informationConvention_ENG-1
The ‘misuse’ tends to be the disclosure, usually the publication or threatened publication, of private information, but a claim does not require publication.
So if entity (A) aides and abeits with entity (b) and refuse to take down your incorrect information, then both entities are liable.
I attach an article on another blog that I host where I wrote that GDPR only protects residents and companies data in the UK & EU only.
So if you have any detrimental data that you want removing from the world wide web you will have terrrible trouble with Google especially who think they own the planet.
Here is the blog post: https://ukdomainbrokers.ukwebsitedesigners.co.uk/?p=774
The European Convention on Human Rights is an international treaty which only member States of the Council of Europe may sign. The Convention, which established the Court and lays down how it is to function, contains a list of the rights and guarantees which the States have undertaken to respect.
The Member States of the European Covention are as follows: https://www.coe.int/en/web/about-us/our-member-states
If you are considering submitting a complaint to the “The European Covention on Human Rights you must first fill out the following form:Application_Form_ENG-1
You need to make sure you have followed all the steps in the following guidline:Applicant_common_mistakes_ENG
If you have any further issues or need more information do visit their website: https://www.echr.coe.int/Pages/home.aspx?p=applicants&c=#n1365511805813_pointer
Watch this space as I plan to write more on the subject soon………