Legal Advice on Brand
Автор темы: Jonathan Gautier

Jonathan Gautier
Германия
Local time: 00:39
английский => французский
+ ...
Jan 13

Hello community,

I would like to use a brand name that is important to me for my activity as a freelance translator and interpreter. Problem is, I used to sign with this name on several forums about various topics like the dumb teenager that I was.
So I would like to know what I can do to force those different websites to either erase the contributions in which I signed with this name or just amend them to take the information off, or basically any measure I can implement to "
... See more
Hello community,

I would like to use a brand name that is important to me for my activity as a freelance translator and interpreter. Problem is, I used to sign with this name on several forums about various topics like the dumb teenager that I was.
So I would like to know what I can do to force those different websites to either erase the contributions in which I signed with this name or just amend them to take the information off, or basically any measure I can implement to "cleanse" the brand name that I want to use for my business.

Thank you very much in advance for your advice.
Collapse


 

Nikki Scott-Despaigne  Identity Verified
Local time: 00:39
французский => английский
Complex Jan 14

This is a complex issue. After all, "www" does mean "world wide web". Once something is out there, it can be extremely difficult to remove it. Even if you could, the risk is always there that some more or less dormant techie tool could be reactivated or whatever. How could you ever be sure that the name/term does not reappear? It might have been copied and conserved in places you will never find it until is a reappears later on a completely different source.

I reckon that you have t
... See more
This is a complex issue. After all, "www" does mean "world wide web". Once something is out there, it can be extremely difficult to remove it. Even if you could, the risk is always there that some more or less dormant techie tool could be reactivated or whatever. How could you ever be sure that the name/term does not reappear? It might have been copied and conserved in places you will never find it until is a reappears later on a completely different source.

I reckon that you have two options: accept the current situation (you didn't want to hear that, I know) or change the name.

Unless the references in question are really dodgy and represent a potential risk to your professional credibility as a translator, then people are able to bear in mind that you were once a teenager!
Collapse


Kevin Fulton
Dan Lucas
Teresa Borges
Heike Holthaus
Tina Vonhof
 

Jonathan Gautier
Германия
Local time: 00:39
английский => французский
+ ...
Автор темы
GDPR right to be forgotten Jan 23

Hi Nikki,

Thank you for your answer.

I knew this was going to be tricky, that's why I am asking for advice!
I just thought maybe there is a way to make specific organisations remove the occurrences of this name from the web based on the GDPR's right to be forgotten. Maybe there are some jurists or GDPR specialists out there who could clarify the subtleties of what is possible and what's not.

Thank you very much in advance, dear community!


 


To report site rules violations or get help, contact a site moderator:

Модератор(ы) этого форума
Marco Ramón[Call to this topic]
Margarita[Call to this topic]

You can also contact site staff by submitting a support request »

Legal Advice on Brand

Advanced search







CafeTran Espresso
You've never met a CAT tool this clever!

Translate faster & easier, using a sophisticated CAT tool built by a translator / developer. Accept jobs from clients who use SDL Trados, MemoQ, Wordfast & major CAT tools. Download and start using CafeTran Espresso -- for free

More info »
Anycount & Translation Office 3000
Translation Office 3000

Translation Office 3000 is an advanced accounting tool for freelance translators and small agencies. TO3000 easily and seamlessly integrates with the business life of professional freelance translators.

More info »



Forums
  • All of ProZ.com
  • Поиск термина
  • Заказы
  • Форумы
  • Multiple search