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

Last Modified Date: Jun 01, 2024

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

Opt out from by following the steps in this video or the article below.

What is PrivateEye? is a website specializing in locating people and their personal information. The website can access millions of public records aiding in the search for vital records like birth, death and marriage certificates as well as addresses, phone numbers and criminal records.

How do I Opt Out and Remove Myself from PrivateEye?

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

  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 PrivateEye 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 PrivateEye Manually?

1) Navigate to the homepage here: Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click the Contact Us link.

How to Opt Out of PrivateEye

2) The Contact Us page will open. Select OPT ME OUT from the Subject choices. Once OPT ME OUT is selected, the Opt Out form will appear.

How to Opt Out of PrivateEye

3) Enter your first and last name and the city and state where you live into the Opt Out form. Complete the security CAPTCHA and then click the Opt Out button.

How to Opt Out of PrivateEye

4) An on screen message will appear confirming the successful completion of your opt out. Your personal information will be removed from the 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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