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Directions on how to remove yourself from the top sites are listed below. It is recommended that you scan some form of identification, such as your state-issued drivers license. Just remember to black out your photo and ID number. Find an error with any of these instructions? Let us know!

To opt out of AddressSearch, click here to fill out their opt out form.

Last Updated: 8/25/2011

To opt out of AccuTellUs, click here to fill out their opt out form.

Last Updated: 10/2/2012

Acxiom offers several opt out options for their various services. Click here to learn more about opting out of Acxiom.

Last Updated: 8/19/2011

To opt out of Ameridex, send them a letter requesting that they do so:

  • Ameridex
  • P.O. Box 193061
  • San Francisco, CA 94119-3051

Last Updated: 9/22/2011

To opt out of Ancestry.com, send an email to customersolutions@ancestry.com including your email address, the URL address to the page in which the information appears, and which portion of the page you would like to have removed. You will then be asked to provide a government issued ID.

Last Updated: 8/25/2011

To opt out of Archives, click here to complete their opt out form.

Last Updated: 8/25/2011

To opt out of Aristotle.com, send an email to remove@aristotle.com asking to be removed from their databases.

Last Updated: 8/25/2011

To opt out of Been Verified, first search their site here to be sure that you are listed. Then, send an email to Support@BeenVerified.com, providing them with the following information and asking for removal from their databases: first name, last name, middle initial, aliases and AKAs, current address, age, and date of birth. After sending this email, you will receive confirmation of your opt out request, and then another notifying you of your information's deletion.

Last Updated: 8/19/2011

To opt out of BackgroundReport360, send a written explanation of your opt out request; a photo copy of your current state-issued ID or driver's license (block out your photo and ID number); specific details of the records you are requesting to be removed; photo copies of records you wish to have suppressed; copies of court orders (if applicable); and list your full name and date of birth, aliases (if any), current address, previous addresses, phone number, and email address. Send these materials via fax to 888-446-1229, or via mail by:

  • Opt Out Compliance Department
  • P.O. Box 990142
  • Boston, MA 02117

Last Updated: 10/3/2012

As of 10/2/2012, there are no clear opt out instructions for DirtyPhoneBook. You may attempt to opt out by contacting info@dirtyphonebook.com, or by phone at 917-215-4656.

Last Updated: 10/2/2012

To opt-opt of DOBSearch, fax a copy of your state issued ID or driver's license in order to verify your identity. Fax the copy of your identification to 516-717-3012 and allow four to six weeks for your request to be processed.

Last Updated: 8/19/2011

To opt out of EmailFinder, click here to fill out their opt out form.

Last Updated: 12/19/2011

To opt out of Everify, complete this form and fax it to 617-507-0410, or mail it to:

  • Data Opt Out Department
  • P.O. Box 990043
  • Boston, MA 02199

Last Updated: 10/2/2012

To opt out of FindPeopleOnPlus, visit this page to begin the opt out process. You will have to sign into your Google Plus account to verify your profile before opting out.

Last Updated: 8/19/2011

To opt out of FreePhoneTracer, first check if your information is in this site's database by running a search on yourself. If the results say "Available," that means that at least some of your information exists in their database. To ensure your name and number do not appear when someone searches for your phone number, fill out this form.

Last Updated: 12/19/2011

To opt out of InstantPeopleFinder, click here to fill out their opt out form.

Last Updated: 8/25/2011

To opt out of Intelius, click here to fill out their opt-out form.

Last Updated: 8/19/2011

To opt out of Jigsaw, first search for yourself here to ensure you have a profile. If you do, you will be able to log in and set preferences on what information you would like to be public.

Last Updated: 8/25/2011

To opt out of kgbpeople, send them a message via this online contact form.

Last Updated: 8/25/2011

LexisNexis will comply with opt outs if you are a person protected by law, including law enforcement officers, public officials, and elected officials. They may opt out private individuals as well, if you meet certain criteria, such as people who are facing substantial risk of physical harm or who are victims of identity theft. These people may request to opt out by providing documentation substantiating the risks of their information being avilable online.

If you are a law enforcement officer or public official, submit a letter from your supervisor stating that your position exposes you to a threat of death or serious bodily harm; or

If you are a victim of identity theft, submit a copy of a police report documenting the identity theft or documentation that verifies the identity theft claim such as a letter from your credit card company, and an Identity Theft Affidavit; or

If you are at risk of physical harm but do not work in law enforcement, submit a copy of a court protective order, a copy of a police report or similar documentation such as a letter from a social worker, a shelter administrator or a health care professional.

All opt outs may be submitted via this form, or by email at privacy.information.mgr@lexisnexis.com.

Last Updated: 1/16/2012

To opt out of LookUp, email a copy of your state-issued ID to optout@lookup.com (cross out your photo and ID number). Allow 4-6 weeks for your request to be processed.

Last Updated: 12/9/2011

To opt out of LookupAnyone, fax a copy of your state-issued ID (cross out your photo and ID number) to 425-974-6242. Allow 4-6 weeks for your request to be processed.

Last Updated: 1/16/2012

To opt out of LookupExpert, send a written explanation of your opt out request; a photo copy of your current state-issued ID or driver's license (block out your photo and ID number); specific details of the records you are requesting to be removed; photo copies of records you wish to have suppressed; copies of court orders (if applicable); and list your full name and date of birth, aliases (if any), current address, previous addresses, phone number, and email address. Send these materials via fax to 617-507-0410, or via mail by:

  • Opt Out Compliance Department
  • P.O. Box 990043
  • Boston, MA 02199

Last Updated: 10/3/2012

To opt out of MerlinData, send them a message via this contact form. Include your full name, complete address, current telephone number, and date of birth.

Last Updated: 8/25/2011

To request a public profile be deleted from MyLife, contact Customer Care at 888-704-1900 or via email at privacy@mylife.com. MyLife may contact you to validate that you are the profile owner requesting the removal.

Last Updated: 10/2/2012

To opt out of NumberGuru, send an email to support@numberguru.com requesting removal from their listings.

Last Updated: 10/2/2012

Click here to visit Peeepl's contact page. Change the subject to "Data remove request" and send them a message requesting that they opt out your information.

Last Updated: 9/17/2011

To opt out of PeekYou, click here to fill out their opt out form.

Last Updated: 8/19/2011

To opt out of PeopleFinders, mail this form to:

  • Opt-Out/Peoplefinders.com
  • 1821 Q Street
  • Sacramento, Ca 95811

Last Updated: 8/19/2011

To opt out of PeopleLookup, fax a copy of your state issued ID card or driver's license to 425-974-6194. Allow four to six weeks for your request to be processed.

Last Updated: 8/19/2011

To opt out of PeopleSearchNow, send them a letter including your complete name, any aliases or AKAs, your complete current address, your previous addresses, and date of birth to:

  • PeopleSearchNow.com/Opt-Out
  • P.O. Box 29502 #64729
  • Las Vegas, NV 89126-9502

Last Updated: 8/25/2011

To opt out of PeopleSmart, Click here to get started on their opt out page.

Last Updated: 8/19/2011

To opt out of PhoneDetective, click here to fill out their opt out form.

Last Updated: 12/19/2011

Pipl provides an explanation of how they gather your information here. Pipl acts as a search engine, gathering your information from other websites across the Internet and displaying those results on their website. Should you wish to remove a specific listing that appears in a Pipl search result, you must remove the information from the source website.

Last Updated: 10/2/2012

To opt out of PrivateEye, complete and mail this form to:

  • Opt-Out/PrivateEye.com
  • P.O. Box 110850
  • Naples, FL 34108

Last Updated: 10/2/2012

To opt out of PublicBackgroundChecks, send them a letter including your complete name, any aliases or AKAs, your complete current address, your previous addresses going back 20 years, and date of birth to:

  • Public Background Checks
  • 305 5th Avenue S, Suite 201
  • La Crosse, WI 54601

It is also very helpful to include a print out of the records that you wish to have suppressed.

Last Updated: 8/25/2011

To opt out of PublicRecords, fax a copy of your state ID to 425-974-6194. Or, if you prefer, mail it to:

  • PublicRecords.com Consumer Affairs
  • P.O. Box 808
  • Bothell, WA 98041-0808

Allow four to six weeks for your request to be processed.

Last Updated: 9/17/2011

To opt out of PublicRecordsNow, send them a letter including your complete name, any aliases or AKAs, your complete current address, your previous addresses going back 20 years, and date of birth to:

  • Opt-Out/PublicRecordsNow.com
  • P.O. Box 110850
  • Naples, Fl 34108

It is also very helpful to include a print out of the records that you wish to have suppressed.

Please note: PublicRecordsNow can block your records from being shown in many, but not necessarily all, of their search results.

Last Updated: 8/25/2011

To opt out of Radaris, click here to fill out their opt out form.

Last Updated: 8/19/2011

To opt out of RapLeaf, click here to fill out their opt out form.

Last Updated: 8/25/2011

To opt out of ReversePhoneLookup, click here to fill out their opt out form.

Last Updated: 8/25/2011

To opt out of Spoke, click here to fill out their opt out form.

Last Updated: 10/2/2012

To opt out of Spokeo, click here to fill out their opt out form.

Last Updated: 8/19/2011

To opt out of TopPeopleFinder, click here to fill out their opt out form.

Last Updated: 8/25/2011

To opt out of USA-People-Search, mail this form to:

  • USA People Search
  • P.O Box 188860
  • Sacramento, Ca 95818

Last Updated: 8/19/2011

To opt out of US Identify, mail this form to:

  • Opt-Out/USIdentify.com
  • 1030 E HWY 377 Ste 110-213
  • Granbury, TX 76048

Please note: they will only accept requests via this mailed in form.

Last Updated: 11/14/2011

To opt out of USSearch, search their site for the record you would like to have removed, then click on "this is the record I would like to block." They will then provide you with a page that you must print out and mail in, along with a photocopy of your current ID.

Last Updated: 11/14/2011

To opt out of PublicRecordsNow, send them a letter including your complete name, any aliases or AKAs, your complete current address, your previous addresses going back 20 years, and date of birth to:

  • Opt-Out/Veromi.net
  • 1821 Q Street
  • Sacramento, CA 95811

It is also very helpful to include a print out of the records that you wish to have suppressed.

Please note: Veromi can block your records from being shown in many, but not necessarily all, of their search results.

Last Updated: 8/25/2011

Whitepages provides detailed instructions here for opting out of their site. Please note: as of 10/2/2012, you are required to create an account before you are able to block your information from being visible in public searches.

Last Updated: 10/2/2012

Wink is powered by MyLife. To opt out, contact customer care at 1-888-704-1900, or by email at privacy@mylife.com.

Last Updated: 9/17/2011

To opt out of Zabasearch, fax a copy of your state-issued ID or drivers license (block out your photo and ID number) to 425-974-6194 with your opt out request. Allow four to six weeks to process your request.

Last Updated: 8/19/2011

To opt out of ZoomInfo, email remove@zoominfo the link where your profile appears and they will investigate. ZoomInfo cannot fulfill your request unless you include the link to your profile, so be sure to include it in your email message.

Last Updated: 8/25/2011

123People provides detailed instructions here on how to remove specific search results from your name.

Last Updated: 8/19/2011