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

Last Modified Date: Oct 21, 2023

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

What is SearchUSAPeople?

SearchUSAPeople is a website that provides a search service for locating the personal information of people living in the United States. It obtains personal data from various sources like public records, social media profiles, online directories, and other publicly available information.

There are many risks associated with having your personal data exposed on a site like SearchUSAPeople. Your personal information could be accessed by anyone who knows your name or email address making you vulnerable to hackers and other cyber criminals.

How do I Opt Out and Remove Myself from SearchUSAPeople?

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

  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 SearchUSAPeople 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 SearchUSAPeople Manually?

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

General opt out instructions are provided below.

1) Go to SearchUSAPeople and scroll down to the bottom of the home page. Locate the Do Not Sell My Personal Information link and click it. 

How to Opt Out of SearchUSAPeople

2) In the Removal Request – Opt – Out Information section, you will be redirected to the Infotracer company site. SearchUSAPeople is affiliated with Infotracer. Infotracer processes opt outs for SearchUSAPeople. Click the Infotracer link and follow the opt out instructions on their webpage, or click here https://infotracer.com/optout/

How to Opt Out of SearchUSAPeople

3) In the removal form, enter your first and last name, the state where you live from the drop down box, and then enter the city where you live. Then click Submit.  

How to Opt Out of SearchUSAPeople

4) Before they show the search result, you need to check the verification box to confirm that you are not a robot.

5) Locate your profile from the search results and check the Select Record box. Then click the Remove Data button.

6) In the next form, enter your email address and any additional comments you wish to provide in the Comment section. Complete the security CAPTCHA and click the Submit button.

7) An on-screen notification will appear asking you to confirm your request.

NOTE: After hitting Submit for Step 7 above, if you have additional profiles that appeared in the search results in Step 5 you would like to remove, click the green Back to Result button indicated in the red rectangle in the image above and repeat Steps 4 and 7 above.

8) Check your email inbox for a message from Infotracer. Open the email and click the confirmation link.

9) You will receive a notification that your opt out request is being processed and your personal information will be removed from SearchUSAPeople.

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

1) Go to SearchUSAPeople and scroll down to the bottom of the home page. Locate the Do Not Sell My Personal Information link and click it. 

How to Opt Out of SearchUSAPeople

2) In the Removal Request – Opt – Out Information section, you will be redirected to the Infotracer company site. SearchUSAPeople is affiliated with Infotracer. Infotracer processes opt outs for SearchUSAPeople. Click the Infotracer link and follow the opt out instructions on their webpage, or click here https://infotracer.com/optout/.

How to Opt Out of SearchUSAPeople

3) Page down past the general opt out form and click the here link for your state specific opt out.

How to Opt Out of SearchUSAPeople

4) Select the state where you live (either California, Colorado, Connecticut, Utah or Virginia) from the drop down. Select the Myself and Delete My Information boxes, enter your First Name, Last Name, Email Address, and an opt out reason in the Request Details section. Complete the security CAPTCHA and click the Submit button.

How to Opt Out of SearchUSAPeople

5) Infotracer will send you an email to verify your identity in order to process your opt out request.

6) Сheck your inbox for an email from Infotracer. Open the email and click the Confirm Email button to initiate your opt out.

7) A confirmation message will appear. Your personal data will be removed from the SearchUSAPeople site on behalf of Infotracer.

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