How your information gets on the web:
Phonebooks & Online White Pages
If your phone number and address are listed in your local phone book, it will also show up in Online white page results.
Social Networking Profiles
Your public social networking profiles rank in the search engines, making the content available to sites like 123People and Spokeo.
Real Estate Records
Your real estate records can be found on most background check websites, and are also available for free on many real estate websites.
Marketing surveys provide data about your name, age, and demographic that is widely, usually publicly, available.
Online maps are used by hundreds of thousands of websites, including mobile applications available on most smart phones.