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Manta: How to Opt Out and Remove Yourself from Manta | Step-by-Step Instructions

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

What is Manta?

Manta is a company search directory for small and medium sized businesses. Over 30,000 customers use Manta for digital marketing worldwide. Manta sources business information from trade records, secretary of state filings, public data records and business registrations. Information like services provided, annual revenue estimates, number of employees, SIC code, address, contact information, phone numbers and location information is provided on the website.

How do I Opt Out and Remove Myself from Manta?

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

  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 Manta 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 Delete and Remove Myself from Manta?

1) Go to the Manta homepage here: In the search area, enter the name of your business, and the city, state, country, or zip code where the business is located. Then click the search icon.

2) Browse through the search results and find the company listing that belongs to you. Click on the company name link in the listing.

3) Company details will appear in a new webpage. Copy the company listing URL from the web address bar as indicated in the image below.

4) Return to the homepage here: Scroll down to the bottom of the homepage and click the Contact Us link under the Manta heading.

5) The Contact Manta webpage will open. Scroll towards the bottom of the webpage until you reach the Contact Manta To Get the Help You Need Today section. Locate the form and select Remove Profile from the Inquiry Type dropdown. Enter your first name, last name, email address, and company name in the fields provided. Then paste the listing URL copied from Step 3 above into the Manta Listing URL field. Enter a message if needed. Complete the security CAPTCHA and click Send.

6) An on-screen notification will appear from Manta confirming your opt out request .

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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