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ID True: How to Opt Out of ID True | Step-by-Step Instructions

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

What is ID True?

ID True is a data broker used to run a free background search on people. Through name search or reverse phone search, you can obtain a detailed report for anyone in the US. Their reports include the following information: 

  • Current Location & Address History
  • Contact Information with Phone Numbers & Email Addresses
  • Criminal Records & Arrest History
  • Sex Offender Status
  • Relatives & Business Associates
  • Social Media Accounts

The information they offer may be helpful for some, but can also pose a threat to average consumers. Records such as these are free and easily accessible online. Scammers, stalkers, and cybercriminals often use this information for fraud, social engineering, catfishing, and identity theft. This is why it is essential to reduce your digital footprint.  By limiting the amount of your information available online, you can limit the chance of privacy abuses.

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

  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 ID True 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 and Remove Myself from ID True?

1) Navigate to the ID True opt-out page: Enter your first name, last name, and state location. Verify the captcha box then click Remove.

How to Opt Out of ID True

2) After you have found your record from the search results, click This is Me. You must verify first if this is yourself and not someone else with your same name by checking if the location, age, and possible relatives match yours.

How to Opt Out of ID True

3) On the next page, ID True will require your email address. Make sure to check the acknowledgment and verify the captcha box before clicking Request Opt Out.

How to Opt Out of ID True

4) An on-screen confirmation will appear if your opt-out request is successful. As the last step, you will receive an email with a verification link, click on the link to confirm your opt-out request.

How to Opt Out of ID True
How to Opt Out of ID True

5) Once you have clicked on the verification link, an on-screen confirmation will appear that your request has been successful. ID True immediately removes your record after the request has been confirmed.

How to Opt Out of ID True

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 personal information. They are changing and being updated constantly.  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.

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