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

Last Modified Date: Jun 17, 2024

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

What is USATrace?

USA Trace is a people search data broker. Access to billions of verified public records allows anyone to initiate background check searches, marriage and divorce searches and searches by social security number on the USATrace website. Full names, age, current and past addresses and phone numbers. email address and names of spouses and relatives are some of the types of personal information provided.

How do I Delete and Remove Myself from USATrace?

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

  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 USATrace 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 USATrace Manually?

1) Go to the USATrace homepage here: Scroll all the way down to the bottom and click on the link.

2) A webpage about Your Privacy will open. Scroll down to the bottom of the webpage and find the People Search area. Opting out of USATrace requires you to search for your profile URL. Enter your First Name, Middle, Last Name, City (optional) where you live into the search fields and select the State where you live from the drop down. Then click START.

3) The Your Privacy webpage will open again, scroll down towards the bottom, past the People Search area to the list of profiles. Locate your profile and click the Copy Link button next to it. You have copied your USATrace profile URL required for opting out.

4) Open your email provider page and send an email to with Block Info as the Subject. Then, paste your profile URL from Step 3 into the body of the email and send it.

5) Check your email inbox for an email confirming your opt out request from USATrace. Your 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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