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

Last Modified Date: Nov 13, 2023
Follow the instructions in the video or the post below to remove your information from PeopleLooker

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

What is PeopleLooker?

PeopleLooker is a data broker site that has access to millions of public records. Searches using names, email addresses, physical addresses, and phone numbers can be done to obtain names of relatives, photos, education, death records, traffic tickets, job information, contact information, social media profiles and usernames, criminal records and other personal information.

If you are concerned about your personal information being accessed and exposed on sites like PeopleLooker, opt out and remove your private data by following the Step-by-Step instructions on How to Opt Out of PeopleLooker provided below.

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

  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 PeopleLooker 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 PeopleLooker Manually?

If you are a resident of California, Colorado, Connecticut, or Virginia, page down for State specific opt out instructions.

General opt out instructions are provided below.

1) Go to the PeopleLooker website here: https://www.peoplelooker.com/. Scroll all the way down the home page and click the Do Not Sell My Personal Information link under Help.

2) A pop-up will appear. BeenVerified processes opt out requests for PeopleLooker. Click Do Not Sell My Info to proceed with your opt out.

3) You will need to search for your record to opt out. Enter your first and last name as directed and select the state where you live from the state list. Then click Search.

4) Find your record from the search results and click Proceed to Opt Out to the right of your record.

5) In the next window that opens, enter your email address in the space provided, complete the security CAPTCHA and then click Send Verification Email.

6) Check your inbox for an email from BeenVerified. Open the email and click the Verify Opt-Out link.

7) A message confirming your opt out request will appear. Your personal information will be removed from the PeopleLooker website by BeenVerified.

If you are a resident of California, Colorado, Connecticut, or Virginia, follow the State specific Step-by-Step instructions on How to Opt Out of PeopleLooker provided below.

1) Go to the PeopleLooker website here: https://www.peoplelooker.com/. Scroll all the way down the home page and click the Do Not Sell My Personal Information link under Help.

2) A pop-up will appear. BeenVerified processes opt out requests for PeopleLooker. Click Do Not Sell My Info to proceed with your opt out.

3) You will need to search for your record in order to opt out. Enter your first and last name as directed and select the state where you live from the state list. Then click Search. You must select CA, CO, CT or VA in order to continue to the state specific opt out form. Your record search will begin after you complete the opt out form.

4) In the form that appears, select Do Not Sell My Information from the Request Type options, enter your Membership ID if you are a registered member of BeenVerified, enter your first and last name, email address, age, street address, city and state where you live (must be CA, CO, CT or VA), and zip code. Then click Continue.

5) Find your record from the search results and click Proceed to Opt Out to the right of your record.

6) On the next page that appears, enter any additional information you would like opted out by clicking the down arrow next to the options and entering the information requested. Check the certification box, complete the security CAPTCHA and then click Remove My Info.

7) An on screen message will appear confirming your opt out request was successfully submitted. An email message will be sent to your inbox with instructions for finalizing your opt out.

8) Check your inbox for an email from BeenVerified. Open the email and click Verify Opt-Out.

9) A message confirming your successful opt out will appear. Your personal information will be removed from the PeopleLooker website by BeenVerified.

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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