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Search Public Records: How to Opt Out of Search Public Records | Step-by-Step Instructions

In this post, we’ll cover what Search Public Records is and provide step-by-step instructions on How to Opt Out of Search Public Records.

What is Search Public Records?

Search Public Records is a people search site that searches thousands of sources across the web to find and aggregate public data from across the United States.  The records their website shares are birth records, marriage records, death records, and divorce records. They also cover sensitive information like criminal records, bankruptcy filings, court cases, police reports, and legal documents. The search engine includes information from over 3 million public records sources. 

Optery offers you scan and removal services for your exposed private information. We cover more than 200 data broker sites where you can find your information exposed. You can sign up for a free Exposure Scan and receive tools you can use to remove your information. You may also upgrade to our paid subscription and let our opt out Agents help you with the removals. 

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

  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 Search Public Records 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 Search Public Records Manually?

1) Navigate to Search Public Records’ website Enter your first name, last name, and state. Then click Search Now.

2) Scroll through the search results to find your listing.

3) Go to Search Public Records’ opt-out page Fill in your first and last name, age, current and previous address, and email. Solve the CAPTCHA then click Verify Information

IMPORTANT: Whenever contacting a data broker, we highly recommend using a disposable email address, and NOT using your own primary email address. Data brokers are known to add you to their marketing lists and databases whenever you contact them, even if the purpose is to opt out! For more info on Disposable Emails click here

How to Opt Out of Search Public Records

4) Search Public Records will confirm the receipt of your request. An identity verification email will be sent to your email.

How to Opt Out of Search Public Records

5) Check your inbox for an email from Search Public Records and respond to validate the request.

6) Search Public Records will notify you through email when the removal is complete.

How to Opt Out of Search Public Records

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 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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