This service holds onto content that you've deleted

Content may remain in backup servers and be retained after deletion, and thus never be completely deleted. This case doesn't apply to contributions that can't be removed due to the nature of the service.

Classification: blocker

Weight: 30

Service Title Rating Status Author
FanFiction "You understand and agree, however, that FanFiction.Net may retain, but not display, distribute, or perform, server copies of User Submissions that have been removed or deleted." APPROVED Holonium
WhatsApp "When you delete your WhatsApp account, your undelivered messages are deleted from our servers as well as any of your other information we no longer need to operate and provide our Services." DECLINED import script Bot
TwitPic Deleted images are not really deleted DECLINED import script Bot
Snapchat "After a Snap is deleted, we’ll mainly be able to see the basic details — like when it was sent and who it was sent to." APPROVED Photon Curator
Airbnb "We may retain some of your personal information as necessary for our legitimate business interests" DECLINED (deactivated)
Tumblr "Deleting your Account may not fully remove the content you have published from our systems, as caching of, backups of, copies of, or references to your Account Information may not be immediately removed. In addition, given the nature of sharing on the Services, some of the public activity on your Account prior to deletion (such as reblogs of your blog posts) may remain stored on our servers and accessible to the public." APPROVED michielbdejong Staff "Deleting an account terminates these Agreements, but grants us an indefinite license for content you collaborated to the service (e.g. event pages). This ensures that we can continue to provide this content beyond the termination of the Agreements." APPROVED (deactivated)
Indeed "<p>Indeed reserves the right to keep any materials in a closed account as necessary to preserve and protect its rights to the extent permitted by law (for example, to preserve records of a dispute) or to comply with its obligations under local law (for example, if requested to retain by law enforcement). A closed account does not mean that all of the data is expunged from the Indeed systems, although it will not be readily available under the Job Seeker’s original account name." DECLINED import script Bot
Wikipedia "<li>Any content you add or any change that you make to a Wikimedia Site will be publicly and permanently available.</li>" DECLINED
IFTTT "You may be able to add or update certain additional information via the Service. When you update information, however, we often maintain a copy of the unrevised information in our records. Please note that information may remain in our records after deletion of your account." APPROVED Peepo Staff
Pornhub "You understand and agree, however, that the Websites may retain, but not display, distribute, or perform, server copies of your videos that have been removed or deleted." APPROVED Peepo Staff
Blizzard "Please note that residual copies of content and/or information that have been deleted may remain on our backup servers." DECLINED Dr_Jeff Staff
BitChute This service holds onto content that you've deleted DECLINED lotushomerun Curator
Vimeo "The license period begins when you submit the video to Vimeo and ends when you or Vimeo delete it;&nbsp;<em>provided</em>&nbsp;that Vimeo may retain archival copies: (a) for a limited period of time in case you wish to restore it. (b) when the video is the subject of a takedown notice or other legal claim. or (c) when Vimeo in good faith believes that it is legally obligated to do so.</p>" APPROVED Agnes de Lion Staff
Bitwarden "We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements, but barring legal requirements, we will delete your full profile (within reason) within 30 days." DECLINED Joe
Fiverr " <p>If you delete your User Generated Content (<b>“UGC”</b>), as defined in the Fiverr Terms of Service, from the Site, copies of your UGC may remain viewable in cached and archived pages, or might have been copied or stored by other Site users." APPROVED Agnes de Lion Staff
YouTube "YouTube may retain, but not display, distribute, or perform, server copies of your videos that have been removed or deleted." APPROVED import script Bot
Facebook "In addition, content you delete may continue to appear if you have shared it with others and they have not deleted it." APPROVED vpnandprivacyforlife
Pinterest "<p>Following termination or deactivation of your account, or if you remove any User Content from Pinterest, we may keep your User Content for a reasonable period of time for backup, archival, or audit purposes. Pinterest and its users may retain and continue to use, store, display, reproduce, re-pin, modify, create derivative works, perform, and distribute any of your User Content that other users have stored or shared on Pinterest." APPROVED Dr_Jeff Staff
Facebook "In addition, content you delete may continue to appear if you have shared it with others and they have not deleted it.</li>" DECLINED Peepo Staff
LinkedIn ">We keep some of your data even after you close your account." APPROVED (deactivated)
Course Hero "You understand and agree that if you delete your account, it may not be possible to completely delete that content from Course Hero’s records, and that your Submissions will remain viewable elsewhere as part of the Services and to the extent that they were downloaded or stored by other Users." DECLINED (deactivated)
edX "Exceptions:</b> </p> <ul> <li>Deletion will not apply to historical activity logs or archives unless and until these logs and data naturally "age-off" the edX system.</li" APPROVED nolawyer
Instagram "<li>Content you delete may persist for a limited period of time in backup copies and will still be visible where others have shared it." APPROVED Dr_Jeff Staff
PayPal "When you are no longer our customer, we continue to share your information as described in this notice.</p>" APPROVED Dr_Jeff Staff
Myspace "Further, deleted Content may persist in archival copies on Myspace servers for a reasonable period of time. You understand and agree that once Content is distributed to a Linked Service, or incorporated into other aspects of the Myspace Services (e.g., as part of a derivative work), Myspace is under no obligation to delete or ask other Users or a Linked Service to delete that Content. therefore, it may continue to appear and be used indefinitely." DECLINED Peepo Staff
WikiTree " You may request that we remove your Personal Information by contacting us, with the understanding that we may maintain an archive or back-up of the information not on the Website. </p> " APPROVED Reblyn
McDonald's "You have the right to request that we delete Personal Information about you that we have collected from you.</li> </ul> <p>For requests made in connection with the Right of Access, Right to Know, and/or Right of Deletion, please note:</p> <ul> <li>as required under applicable law, we must take steps to verify your request before we can provide personal information to you, delete personal information, or otherwise process your request.&nbsp. To verify your request, you must provide your name, email address, and state of residence, and you may also have the option to provide you phone number.&nbsp. If we believe we need further information to verify your request as required by law, we may ask you to provide additional information to us.</li> <li>we will process your request within 45 days after receipt of a verifiable request, unless<br> we notify you that we require additional time to respond, in which case we will respond within such additional period of time required by law." APPROVED Agnes de Lion Staff
How-To Geek "In certain circumstances we have the right to retain information, even in the event of a request to remove the information." APPROVED Agnes de Lion Staff
Prezi "<b>Information you contribute to blogs, forums, and related discussion areas – along with your profile information – will be may be read, collected, and used by any member of the public who accesses these websites.&nbsp. Your posts and certain profile information may remain even after you terminate your account. We urge you to consider the sensitivity of any information you input into these Services.</b>" APPROVED Dr_Jeff Staff
Twitter "If you update your public information on Twitter, such as by deleting a Tweet or deactivating your account, we will reflect your updated content on, Twitter for iOS, and Twitter for Android.</p> <p>By publicly posting content when you Tweet, you are directing us to disclose that information as broadly as possible, including through our APIs, and directing those accessing the information through our APIs to do the same." APPROVED Dr_Jeff Staff
Google "<p>If you remove from our services any content that’s covered by this license, then our systems will stop making that content publicly available in a reasonable amount of time. There are two exceptions:</p> <ul> <li>If you already shared your content with others before removing it. For example, if you shared a photo with a friend who then made a copy of it, or shared it again, then that photo may continue to appear in your friend’s Google Account even after you remove it from your Google Account.</li> <li>If you make your content available through other companies’ services, it’s possible that search engines, including Google Search, will continue to find and display your content as part of their search results." APPROVED Dr_Jeff Staff
BitChute "You can remove your Content by specifically deleting it. However, in certain instances, some of your Content (such as comments or messages you make) may not be completely removed and copies of your Content may continue to exist on the Service. " APPROVED Agnes de Lion Staff
osu! "In the case of account deletion, portions of your public contributions may remain intact, as detailed in "Information we collect".</p> <p>As we have a strict one-account-per-user policy to maintain fair leaderboards, after account deletion you may not be able to return to our service. To enforce this, we will also maintain the unique identifying string as mentioned in "Information we collect"." DECLINED Coppertine
Goodreads "User Content includes, but is not limited to, reviews, comments, and visual content. If you remove User Content, copies may remain viewable in cached and archived pages or if other users have copied or stored your User Content. </p>" APPROVED Agnes de Lion Staff
iFunny "Content and/or User Engagement removed from the Services may continue to be stored by iFunny, including, without limitation, in order to comply with certain legal obligations, but may not be retrievable without a valid court order. " APPROVED Agnes de Lion Staff
Bilibili "哔哩哔哩终止向您提供服务后,有权根据适用法律的要求删除您的个人信息,或使其匿名化处理,亦有权依照法律规定的期限和方式继续保存您留存于我方平台的其他内容和信息。" DECLINED reikousami Curator
Guilded " You may be able to add, update, or delete information as explained above. When you update information, however, we may maintain a copy of the unrevised information in our records. Some information may remain in our records after your deletion of such information from your account." APPROVED Agnes de Lion Staff
Amazon AWS "Account Information:</b> If you want to add, update, or delete information related to your account, please go to the AWS Management Console. When you update or delete any information, we usually keep a copy of the prior version for our records.</li> <li> " APPROVED Agnes de Lion Staff
Podyssey Podcasts "On termination of your Account, or upon your deletion of particular pieces of Subscriber Content from the Services, Podyssey shall make reasonable efforts to make such Subscriber Content inaccessible. however, you acknowledge and agree that removed Subscriber Content may persist in caches or backups for a reasonable period of time." APPROVED BlueMantis

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