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Are you concerned about your online privacy, and want to keep your personal data off of Here's an overview of how to opt-out of the website and enhance your online security.


What is


City-Data information is sourced from both public and private sources and users of the site. It contains stats about all US Cities - realty, relocation information, crime, home prices, salary, schools, maps, education, weather, and more.


It is likely that the majority of the data came from government agencies like the United States Census Bureau or municipal government sources. While some users prefer to obtain this data directly from the government, others work with commercial vendors like City-Data that resell it.


City-Data contains information such as street addresses and consumer names, obtained through FOIA requests. City-Data offers an opt-out option to remove street addresses and names from the website, but not the consumer names.


If you want to keep your home address and value privacy, you should remove your information from City-Data.


Locate Your Profile on 


The first step to opt out from is to locate your profile on the website. Start by entering either your full name or address in the search bar, and browse through the results that appear until you find your own profile. Once you've identified it, select “opt out” and follow the given instructions.


To complete the City-Data opt-out process, you can request that your name be removed from your street-level address. 


  1. Visit the City-Data opt-out page
  2. Fill out the Request to disassociate name form
  3. City-Data will send a confirmation to validate your email
  4. Your request to opt-out will be processed by City-Data


You have successfully opted out of City-Data. The website states that you should allow 24-48hrs for the website to reflect these changes.


Find All Data Sources Linked to Your Record 


Another important step in opting out of is to locate all the data sources linked to your record, as those might contain information about you that you wouldn’t want to be public.


This means doing a search for your name or address on other websites and then, if necessary, taking steps to opt-out from those sites too. You can also contact customer service for any sites that have published incorrect information about you so that it can be removed or updated.


Reach Out to Credit Agencies and Data Brokers 


One of the other methods to opt out of is to work with credit agencies and the website webmaster to have your information removed. Reach out to all major credit bureaus, including Experian, Equifax, TransUnion, Innovis, and your local DMV with a request for them to stop sharing your personal data with third parties such as 


If you're able to get in contact with the website's webmaster or customer service team, explain why you want your information removed and they may be able to help you.


Monitor What’s Online About You 


To ensure you maintain control over your personal privacy, take the time to monitor what’s posted about you on and other websites. 


Regularly conduct Google searches for yourself to find out if any information has been posted about you online. You can also set up “Google alerts” that notify you anytime something new is posted with your name attached. 


Take the necessary steps to delete any private or sensitive information that appears online in violation of local or state laws.


Follow Good Practices for Staying Secure Online


In addition to knowing how to opt out of, it’s also important to practice basic online protocols for staying secure and keeping your private information protected. Always use strong passwords and consider using a password manager to help you remember them securely. 


Make sure you don’t enter your credit card or other confidential information into untrustworthy websites or apps, even if the login page looks legitimate. 


Avoid clicking links in emails or text messages from people you don’t know and don’t give personal information out over the phone unless you have initiated the call.


Remove your Info From Free People Search sites


City-Data 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 City-Data 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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