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CheckPeople: How to Opt Out of CheckPeople | Step-by-Step Instructions

Last Modified Date: Aug 28, 2023

In this post, we’ll cover what CheckPeople is and Step-by-Step instructions on How to Opt Out of CheckPeople.

What is CheckPeople?

CheckPeople provides access to the personal information of just about anyone. With a name or phone number, CheckPeople’s search technology will retrieve information like online dating accounts, social media accounts, relatives, current and past addresses, traffic records, and contact information.

How do I Opt Out and Remove Myself from CheckPeople?

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

  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 CheckPeople 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 CheckPeople Manually?

1) Go to the CheckPeople homepage here: Scroll down to the bottom of the homepage and click the Do Not Sell or Share my Personal Information link.

How to Opt Out of CheckPeople

2) In order for CheckPeople to remove your information, you will need to search for the record they have on their website containing your personal information. Fill out the form provided, complete the security check and click SEARCH.

3) Locate your record from the search results. Then click the REMOVE RECORD button on the right corner of your record.

4) An opt out confirmation request form will appear. Verify the information displayed is yours and then enter your information in the fields provided as it is listed in the box. Enter your email address, complete the security check and then click the SUBMIT REQUEST button.

5) An on screen notification will appear indicating your personal record has been removed from the CheckPeople website.

6) In some cases, an email will also be sent to you to confirm your opt out. Check your email inbox for an email from CheckPeople. Open the email and click the Confirm Request button in the email to complete your opt out.

7) A confirmation message will appear. Your opt out is complete and your personal information will be removed from the CheckPeople website.

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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