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How to complete a opt-out

Protect your privacy online, and remove your personal information. Learn how to opt-out from the top people search sites.

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If you've discovered your information on and want to regain control of your privacy, you're in the right place. In this article, we'll guide you through the steps to opt out of and provide alternative methods to safeguard your personal information.


Understanding is an online directory that aggregates public records and personal information. It pulls data from various sources, including the Whitepages directory, to create comprehensive profiles for individuals. While this can be concerning for those seeking privacy, rest assured that you have options to remove your information from their database.


Established in 1997, is one of the original people search engines. You can access complete contact information including cell phone numbers for more than 275 million people across the country. answers more than 2 million queries every day and shares information with Whitepages and Yellowpages. If you want to keep your personal information private, we will show you how to complete a opt-out request.


Read: How to Opt-Out of Whitepages and Whitepages Premium allows you to search for people, conduct background checks, and screen tenants. You can search for a person's phone number by simply entering their name or location using the People Search feature. is able to locate landline and mobile phone numbers.


Opting Out of Step-by-Step Guide


1. Visit Whitepages and locate your information.


2. Copy the URL of your profile

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3. Visit the opt-out page and paste your profile URL: opt out instructions

4. Confirm your information and select “Remove me” 

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5. Select the reason you want to be removed such as “I want to keep my information private” 

6. Enter a phone number to receive a verification call removal


Once you receive the verification call you will be prompted to enter a code and then the opt-out request will be accepted. You will receive verification that the listing will be removed within 5-7 days. 


Too many suppression attempts


If you receive a message that the listing you are trying to remove has been requested too many times you will have to send a request to customer support via Whitepages. 


How to Contact support users can contact Customer Service in the following ways:


  • Submitting a ticket through the Help Center
  • Sending an email to
  • Submitting a support ticket 
  • Whitepages/ phone number (206) 621-1375 


Understanding the Data Broker Connection is connected to the Whitepages directory, and if your information is displayed there, it's also likely available on other data broker websites. Opting out of is a crucial step, but protecting your privacy across various platforms is important.


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To ensure your personal information remains secure and private, consider enlisting the help of reputation management professionals like NewReputation. Our team specializes in removing personal information from the internet and safeguarding your data from the public eye. With our extensive network and expertise, we can remove information from over 180 sources across the web, including data broker websites like



Taking control of your online privacy is essential in today's digital landscape. You can reclaim your personal information by following the steps to opt out of and exploring alternative methods. Additionally, partnering with reputation management experts like NewReputation can provide comprehensive protection for your data, ensuring it remains confidential and out of the reach of data brokers. Safeguarding your personal information is a proactive step towards maintaining your privacy and peace of mind in the digital world.


Once you have completed the 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, NewReputation is ready to help.

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