The report sets out the criteria the search engine should take into account when considering a request from a data subject to remove information from search results and the procedural aspects involved. In contrast to the Article 29 Working Party Guidelines, which stated that ‘limiting de-listing to EU domains on the grounds that users tend to access search engines via their national domains cannot be considered sufficient means to satisfactorily guarantee the rights of data subjects according to the judgment’, Google’s Advisory Council found that the search engine should apply the right to be forgotten to EU domains only.

Google Advisory Council Report