If you get upset after seeing your personal information like phone number, home address etc., on a Google search, there is no need to panic. The company is bringing a new feature for Google Search, with the help of which you can request the removal of personal information. This feature allows you to delete your sensitive personal information such as contact details, login credentials, phone numbers etc. All you need to do is submit a request, and Google will evaluate it. If the request meets the company's criteria, it will be removed from Google Search.
Easy to remove personal information
Google has announced via a blog post that it will allow the removal of personally identifiable information from Google search results. This feature has been introduced to give users more control over their sensitive, personally identifiable information. Users can request Google to remove personal information such as bank account numbers, credit card numbers, handwritten signature images, ID document images, medical records, restricted and official records, phone numbers, email addresses, home or office addresses, etc. Google says that if the request meets the criteria, it will be removed from the search.
How to remove personal information from Google
The way to remove personal information from Google Search is simple.
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