Third parties and your private information

<span>Does a person you have befriended on a social network, have the rights to share your information with other people, if your setting are private for friends to view only, is it an invasion of ur privacy "legally" for them to share that info with a third party with out your consent</span>

Asked over 8 years ago in Virginia
Categories: Municipal Law  Civil Litigation  Human Rights  Criminal Law  General Legal Questions

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Mel Williams

Answer by Mel Williams

VerifiedVirginia lawyer

It depends on what information was shared. Generally, if you allowed others to see the information (even if for friends only) then you cannot do anything about the informatino being shared more widely, unless the information the information is used to harm you in some way - like stealing your identity to open credit card accounts, run up bills in your name, etc.

Posted over 8 years ago

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