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

Last Modified Date: Dec 18, 2023

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

What is PeopleSearchNow?

PeopleSearchNow is a data broker that allows users to find information about hundreds of millions of people in the United States. PeopleSearchNow will provide you with the detailed personal information of individuals with just a small amount of contact information. You can search using a just a name, phone number or address.

If you are concerned that your personal information is on sites like PeopleSearchNow, Optery can scan and remove your exposed private information from PeopleSearchNow and over 200 other data broker sites. You can sign up for a free Exposure Scan or upgrade to one of our paid subscription and let our expert Privacy Agents help you with the removals.

How do I Opt Out and Remove Myself from PeopleSearchNow?

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

  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 PeopleSearchNow 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 PeopleSearchNow Manually?

1) From a web browser, navigate to the PeopleSearchNow website here https://www.peoplesearchnow.com/. Scroll down the to the bottom of the page, find the Do Not Sell My Personal Information link, and click it.

Opt Out of PeopleSearchNow

2) A new window will open with instructions for opting out. Agree to the terms and conditions by checking the boxes. Enter your email address in the space provided and complete the security CAPTCHA. Then click the Opt Out My Info button.

3) In order to remove your personal information, you will need to search for your record. Enter your first and last name, the city and state where you live, then click the magnifying glass icon to initiate your search.

4) Locate the record you want to remove from the search results page. Click the green View All Info button to the right of your name.

5) Your name and other personal information will be displayed along with a red Remove Record button below. Click on the Remove Record button to complete your opt out.

6) A confirmation email will be sent to the email address you provided in step 2 above.

7) Check your inbox for an email from PeopleSearchNow. Open the email and click the Click here to remove (your name) link to complete your opt out.

8) An on-screen confirmation will appear indicating that your removal request has been received. Your personal information will be removed from the PeopleSearchNow site in 72 hours.

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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