Can personal data be removed from third-party websites?

Started by donamiller90, Apr 10, 2023, 12:26 AM

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I have a question regarding the possibility of deleting personal data from third-party websites without consent. Here's the situation: a domain was registered and WHOIS details were filled in, but when the registration period expired, the domains were released.
According to the registrar/RIPN, the WHOIS details for these domains are empty. However, a few websites are still holding onto this information despite no consent being given.

Is it feasible to delete personal data from third-party websites that collect it without consent? If so, how can it be accomplished? If anyone has prior experience with this matter, please share it. I have attempted to find forms or feedback contacts to delete the data, but to no avail.


Anonymity does not exist and protection of private data is crucial.
It is important to accept this fact as there isn't much that can be done about it. The author once made an effort to remove all personal information from the internet, including full name, address, and date of birth. Some website owners were responsive in deleting the information, but others remained silent.

However, the author discovered that as information was removed, new websites emerged featuring their information. Since leaked databases are not always removed and going to court is ineffective, complaining to website owners is also futile.
To remedy the situation, the author avoids using real names, email addresses, or linking to personal resources online and minimizes personal information shared on the internet.


To prevent your personal information from proliferating on the Internet, you can take several precautions.

Firstly, make your social media data available only to friends. Secondly, use private domain registration services which hide your data in whois. Additionally, avoid publishing your home address, phone number, real date of birth, and primary email in the public domain.

If you must provide a phone number, consider using virtual numbers from VoIP providers like Finally, ensure that your social media profile is blocked from search engines so that it cannot be easily found by outsiders, while remaining searchable within the social network itself.


What websites are being referred to?

Certain whois scans have a business model which involves keeping a record of changes made, but if one attempts to delete the data, they are redirected to a Paypal payment page. This type of blackmail has been occurring for a few days now.