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

What is

Anyone can easily locate lost friends, family members, find phone numbers, home address, social media profiles or run a background check on just about anyone on the website. The site is a people finder data broker and allows you to find just about anyone with simple information like a name or phone number.

Having your personal information displayed for anyone to see can be very unnerving. If you are concerned about your personal information being exposed on, consider opting out, and get your personal information removed. Step-by-step opt out instructions are provided below.

How do I Opt Out and Remove Myself from

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

  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 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 Manually?

1) Navigate to the website page here: In order to opt out of you will need to provide the web address of your personal information in their opt out form. You will need to perform a search on the website to obtain your record and copy the web address associated with it. In the search section, enter your first and last name and then click Start Search.

2) From the search results, find your record. It should look like the example in the image below. Look for the Open report button in the upper right of your record and click it.

Note: You may see other records with different links attached to them, clicking those links will take you to a different website.

3) In the next window that opens, you will see detailed personal information about yourself. At the top of the window, locate the web address of your record and copy the URL. An example of what to copy is indicated inside the red rectangle in the image below.

4) Once you have copied your record URL, page through all of the personal information about yourself until you get to the bottom of the webpage. Find the Remove My Info link under Legal Info and click it.

How to Opt Out of

5) The next window will have opt out instructions. Click on the filling out this form link in the paragraph under Remove My Info.

How to Opt Out of

6) A Contact information form will appear. This form is required for your opt out. Log in to your Google account and fill out the form with your first and last name, email address, the URL you copied from Step 3, and the reason for your opt out. Then click the Submit button.

How to Opt Out of

7) Confirmation of your opt out submission will be displayed. 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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