Removing Your Information From Peoplelooker: How to Opt Out
As a data broker website, PeopleLooker is quite well-known for sharing personal records of people on the internet. You will also be able to find your data available on the PeopleLooker website. If you don’t like that to happen, you may request PeopleLooker to remove your data. Continue to read and we will be sharing the steps that you should follow for it.
While removing data from PeopleLooker, you should also look to remove your data from other data broker websites as well. Otherwise, there is a possibility for your data to circulate on the internet over and over again.
How to remove your records from PeopleLooker?
1. Access the PeopleLooker data opt-out form
To begin with, you will need to access the PeopleLooker website data opt-out form. You will be able to access this opt-out page by visiting the website. Scroll all the way to the bottom, and you can see a link named “Do Not Sell My Personal Information”, under the “Help” button.
2. Click on the “Do Not Sell My Information” button
You will need to click on the “Do Not Sell My Information” button. Then you can start the data removal process on the PeopleLooker website.
3. Find the listing
Enter your full name along with your state. Then you will need to hit on the button named “Search”.
4. Open the listing
The PeopleLooker website will provide you with a list of listings. Out of them, you will need to select your specific listing. Then you may click on the button named “Proceed to Opt Out”.
If you can find more than one record that belongs to you, you will need to get in touch with PeopleLooker via email@example.com. Then one of the team members will manually remove the record for you.
5. Submit the removal request
You will next need to submit your data removal request. You can enter a contemporary email address to do the verification. Complete the captcha and hit on the button named “Send verification email”.
6. Verify the email
PeopleLooker will now send you a verification email. Click on the link named “Verify opt-out” that you can see in the email.
7. Remove data from other data broker websites as well
Removing data from PeopleLooker would not be enough. You will also need to remove your personal records from other data broker sites. Look for them and follow the same process on those respective websites to get your data removed.
The alternative method to remove data from PeopleLooker
If you cannot proceed with the method mentioned above, you may contact PeopleLooker directly and get them to remove your data. Make sure that you provide all specific information to identify your record so that PeopleLooker can remove the details successfully. Here are the contact methods available.
Email – firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact form – Choose “Remove My Info” which is visible from the topic drop-down menu
Phone – 1-866-885-6480
Mail – MSC – 149098, P.O. Box 105168, Atlanta, GA 30348-5168
What is PeopleLooker?
PeopleLooker is one of the largest data broker websites that you can find on the internet. It includes the personal records of thousands of people. They include full name, current phone number, past phone numbers, current address, past addresses, social media profiles, misdemeanors, criminal records, relatives, acquaintances, property records, work-related information, and sex offender status.
By making a payment of $1 to the website, anyone can uncover more information about a person. They include tax liens, bankruptcies, marriage information, divorce information, licenses, and background reports. Having all this data about you on the internet would increase the likelihood of being subjected to stalking, identity theft, fraud, phishing attempts, doxing, and discrimination. Hence, you should get your data removed from PeopleLooker as soon as possible.
Can anyone use PeopleLooker for free?
Yes, PeopleLooker provides a decent amount of information about a person for free. To uncover additional information, PeopleLooker would require payment.
How long does it take for PeopleLooker to remove my data?
It would take up to 24 hours for the PeopleLooker website to remove your data. But if your data is not removed within 24 hours, you may contact them through email@example.com and inquire.
Can my data be available on PeopleLooker even after I opt out?
Yes, if PeopleLooker picks your data from any other source, you will be able to see your records available on PeopleLooker again. This is why you will need to remove all your personal information from data sourced online. In the meantime, you can also remove data from PeopleLooker regularly.
How does PeopleLooker get my data?
There are numerous sources that PeopleLooker refers to in order to gather your data. They include social media profiles, public records, and databases of other data brokers.
Opt-Out Using Reputation Privacy
PeopleLooker will then instruct their partner sites not to display your profile in their results as well. You are one step closer to online privacy. Once you have completed the PeopleLooker 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.