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Last Modified Date: Apr 12, 2023

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

What is is a databroker that allows you to search for people by name. also allows you to search for people using their phone number, email address, and other personal information. They claim to be a people search engine that does not sell or share any personal information, but this is not entirely true. In fact, is a data broker that resells personal information and makes it available to the public on the Internet. This kind of website is the reason Optery was created. Optery assists people in removing their personal information from sites such as so that those private details cannot be collected and resold without permission. will give you anyone’s name, address, email address, phone number, current city, and even past addresses if you ask for them by name. You can also enter an email address to find out who uses it, as well as their names, addresses, phone numbers, and other personal information. Because it contains so much valuable personal information about so many people in one place, has proven to be a popular site with identity thieves!

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) Go to On their search option, enter first name, last name, and state you are located. Click GET STARTED.

2) Browse through the search result to locate your listing. Click the name on the listing.

3) Click the Opt-out link at the right of the profile.

How to Opt Out of

4) Enter your first name, last name, and email. Perform the CAPTCHA and click the Proceed button.

5) Your profile will be remove within a week. If your profile is not yet remove after 1 week, send a request to their support team using their Contact page.

How to Opt Out of

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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