How to Remove Your Info from PeopleFinders

As a data broker website, Peoplefinders is known for collecting your information and making that available for the public to see. This can be dangerous as some of your most sensitive and personal information will be made available on the internet for anyone to see. A person who generates a report with your name will be able to get hold of your:

Not all information will be available for free. A person who wishes to generate a detailed report will need to make a payment of $3.95. However, it is not safe to take a risk by having all your information publicly available on a site like PeopleFinders. It can increase your likelihood of becoming a victim of a cybercriminal, stalker, or scammer. This is why you should go through the Peoplefinders opt-out process.

The Peoplefinders opt-out process

Search for your profile on the Peoplefinders website

To begin your Peoplefinders opt-out process, you should first visit website. Then you will need to enter your first name, last name, as well as your city. Then you need to pick the state from the dropdown. After that, you may hit the search button.

Locate your profile

Next, you will be provided with a list of profiles that match your search term. Out of the available profiles, you will need to locate your profile. Then you can click on the “View Details” button.

Wait for the disclaimer

The report generated for you will go through the build stage and verification stage. As this happens, you will be provided with a disclaimer, stating that the Peoplefinders website is not FCRA compliant. You will need to accept this disclaimer and move forward.

Copy the profile URL

After your report is generated, you will need to copy your profile URL. This can be done from the address bar. There is no need to make a payment.

 Visit the Peoplefinders opt-out page

Once you have copied the profile URL, you should head to the Peoplefinders opt-out page. This can be accessed via Then you will need to paste the Peoplefinders profile URL you copied. Enter your email address as well. Then you should complete the captcha and hit on the button named “Send Request”.

Confirm the verification email

Peoplefinders will now send a verification email to the email address you specified. You will need to click on the URL named “Remove {your name} profile” from that email.

Complete the process

Next, you will be provided with another captcha. You should complete it and hit on the button named “Send request”.

Remove your data from other websites

Removing data from Peoplefinders would not be enough. That’s because other similar websites can also index your data. This is why you will need to locate all the online data broker sites that have your records and request to remove your profiles from all those websites.


How long will it take for Peoplefinders to remove my records?

It will take a couple of business days for Peoplefinders to remove your data. Once the data is removed, you will not be receiving a confirmation email. But you can search for your records on the Peoplefinders website and verify.

How did Peoplefinders get my records?

Peoplefinders collects records of people by scraping public records that are available online. For example, if your home ownership records are available online, Peoplefinders can easily get hold of your data.

Can Peoplefinders index my profile even after opt-out?

Yes, this is why you should take some time to remove your data from all sorts of data broker websites and publicly available databases. Otherwise, you will have to go through the Peoplefinders opt-out process over and over again. 

Sign Up For Online Privacy Protection

You have successfully opted out of PeopleFinders. The website states that you should allow 48 hrs for the website to reflect these changes. 

PeopleFinders will then instruct their partner sites not to display your name in their results as well. You are one step closer to online privacy. Once you have completed the Peoplefinders opt-out process, there are 100+ websites that still collect and display your information on the internet. To opt out of all data brokers and receive monthly monitoring and privacy reporting, Reputation Privacy is ready to help.

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