BeenVerified is one of the biggest data brokerages on the internet. So big is it that several other brokerages use it to source the data they sell. Thus, in many instances, even when you remove your data from other platforms, it may still be available on BeenVerified.com. Removing your private information from BeenVerified first is a prudent approach to protect your online privacy, it will also be removed from PeopleLooker, which is owned by the same company.
Like other data broker firms, this platform makes your personal information to total strangers who search for it on their platform. If a person wants more of your details, they can pay BeenVerified and receive a detailed trove of your private information. The information may include your name and Social Security Number. Others have previous and current jobs or businesses, addresses, business associates, family members, etc. The more detailed the information is, the better it is for the people paying for it.
BeenVerified is a legit company that is transparent about its data sources, and the services it offers, and it is not a fraud. BeenVerified reports may not be accurate and there are limitations to public data. This can lead to consumer dissatisfaction. BeenVerified claims that background checks can be done through privacy-friendly public records searches. However, BeenVerified, according to FCRA laws, is not a consumer report agency. Therefore, it cannot be used for tenant screening.
Naturally, you would like to control who gets this information, and thankfully, there are ways you can remove this information from Been Verified. The following are the steps you should take to remove your data.
This will take you to another page with input bars and a drop-down list.
Been Verified will remove your data within 72 hours of verifying your request. If you check and find your data is still there, contact the BeenVerified support staff. You should also ensure no other records of you on the platform.
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