Some sites we cannot remove your personal information from because they do not offer an opt-out procedure. Typically, these websites are based outside of the U.S., and all of them are aggregation sites. They collect their information from social networks, public search results, and the major people search databases listed above. Although DeleteMe may not be able to remove your information from these sites, we’re happy to research the website, and help you find out how to get your information removed.
Does DeleteMe remove my info from Google?
No, not directly. Here’s the important thing: Google is not the source of the search results it generates; it’s merely letting that post be found more easily. The post is actually hosted on the website that Google links to. Google does not have the file, nor can it delete the file.
To remove something from Google’s search results, you have to remove it from the original source first. Once you take down a piece of content, Google and other search engines will naturally filter it out of search results. If you’d like to try and speed up the process you can try using Google’s URL Removal Tool. Note that you’ll need a Google account. Just hit the “New removal request” button, paste the link to the site that needs updating, and under “Reason,” select “The page has changed and Google’s cached version is out of date” from the drop-down menu. Then follow the directions on the page and “enter a word that has been entirely removed from the live page but is still present in the cached version.” Finally, submit your request. Google will approve or deny it within about 48 hours.
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