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Last Modified Date: Mar 01, 2024

In this post, we will cover what is and provide step-by-step instructions on how to opt out of

What is is a B2B data broker that sources new leads and verified emails from their database containing over 275 million contacts. uses a sales AI to provide high value leads and connect users with accurate buyer data.

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If you are concerned about your personal or company online security, we have created step-by-step instructions on How to Opt Out of below.

Currently, there are three ways to remove your personal information from data broker sites like

  1. Sign up for Optery's automated opt out and data deletion service. Our service will monitor and remove your profile from dozens of data brokers on an ongoing basis. Click here to sign up and get started with a free account and to learn about our automated service plans.
  2. Remove your personal information from by following the steps outlined below. Optery provides guides with step-by-step opt out instructions for many other data brokers here.
  3. If you are a resident of California, you can opt out of data broker sites that follow the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) law. Click here to review Instructions for submitting a CCPA Data Deletion Request.

How do I Opt Out of Manually?

1) Open a web browser and navigate to the website here: Scroll down the homepage until you locate the Browse Apollo’s Directories indicator. Click on it to display the People and Companies search directory options.

Locate your personal profile by clicking on the first letter of your first name from the People directory and follow the prompts on the next window that opens.

2) Once you have located your name from the people search results, access the details of your personal profile by clicking on your name.

3) Your personal profile will be displayed. Copy your profile URL from the web address area as indicated in the red rectangle in the image below.

4) Stay on your profile web page and scroll down to the bottom. Find the Do Not Sell My Info link and click on it.

NOTE: If you cannot locate your profile from the People search directory, page down to the bottom of the home page and find the Do Not Sell My Info link and click on it. Then continue to Step 5 below.

5) In the opt out form that opens, enter your business email address into the field provided and then click the Click here to opt out of Apollo button.

6) A message will appear instructing you to check your business email inbox.

7) Check your business email inbox for an email from Open the email and click the Click here to proceed with the verification link.

8) An on screen message from will appear confirming that your information has been removed from their website.

NOTE: In the example message below, could not locate the business email or any information associated with the business email provided in Step 5 above. Apollo has added the business email to their suppression list and it has been opted out of their database.

However, if you were able to locate your profile by following Steps 1 through 3 above, paste your profile URL into an email to and request that your information be removed from the website.

Congratulations on completing your Opt Out!

You have taken a simple, but important step towards reclaiming your privacy.  However, there are hundreds of People Search Sites out there displaying peoples’ personal information. They are constantly changing and being updated.  It’s nearly impossible to stay on top of these data brokers which is why we offer our premium service that monitors and removes your profile from dozens of data brokers continuously.  We do all the work. You get your time back and more peace of mind. Bonus tip: if you’re a business owner worried about the security of your employees, we also have Optery for Business.

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