Website reveals personal information; how to remove your info

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Two websites offer searchable databases of personal information you may regard as private, including previous addresses, age, previous names, relatives, and phone numbers. Here's what you can do to remove yourself and your family.

How to remove your information from Beenverified.com
  • Search https://www.beenverified.com/ in your search bar
  • Scroll to the bottom of the screen
  • In the middle left side of the page under the "help" section, click Remove my info
  • A new page will load, prompting a search for your information
  • Search and find info
  • A new page will load with the words "Send my opt-out request" at the top
  • Submit email
  • The website will send you an email, asking you to confirm the removal of information
  • A second email will confirm your information removal.


How to remove information from Truepeoplesearch.com
  • Search https://www.truepeoplesearch.com/removal in your search bar
  • Verify you aren't a robot, and select proper boxes
  • A new page will appear, prompting you to search for your name
  • Select your name and information
  • A new page will open detailing information, scroll to the bottom, select "Remove this Record"
  • A new page will open and say note that your request for removal was taken and that your information should be removed within a few hours


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