Opt-Out Of Online Tracking

There are several companies that track, record, and sell information about internet users. The following is a list of opt-out features for advertising agencies, search engines, and record aggregating sites:

Opt-Out - NAI

Network Advertising Initiative

The NAI opt-out tool was developed to allow users the ability to opt-out of the behavioral advertising conducted by members of NAI. The site will conduct a quick scan of your browser and inform you of who is customizing ads specific to that browser.

 

 

 

Opt-Out - Intelius

Intelius

The Intelius database includes both publicly and commercially available information. This page offers a three step process to opt-out, the only mandatory step is to verify your identity by supplying valid identification. This page will walk you through the full process of how to remove yourself from Intellius.

 

 

 

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Radaris

Radaris is a people search engine that offers background checks, tenant reports, and debtor reports. To opt-out of the search results a user must locate their profile and click the “Remove Info” button. This page will walk you through the full process of how to remove yourself from Radaris.

 

 

 

Opt-Out - Acxiom

Acxiom

Acxiom offers users the ability to opt-out of online advertising products by installing an opt-out cookie on your browser. This page will automatically install the cookie to remove yourself from Acxiom.

 

 

 

Opt-Out - ZabaSearch

ZabaSearch

ZabaSearch is a people search engine that indexes public records. To opt-out a user must verify their identity by faxing an acceptable form of identification. This will only prevent the user from appearing in search results, and will not remove them from the original records. This page will walk you through the full process of how to remove yourself from ZabaSearch.

 

 

 

Opt-Out - Spokeo

Spokeo

Spokeo is another people search engine that has publicly available information from phone books, social networks, marketing surveys, and other public sources. To opt-out a user must provide the profile they want removed, and an email for confirmation. This page will walk you through the full process of how to remove yourself from Spokeo.

 

 

 

Opt-Out - PeekYou

PeekYou

PeekYou is another people search engine that indexes publicly available information. To opt-out a user must submit an online form that requires a name, email, and the PeekYou ID number specific to that user. This page will walk you through the full process of how to remove yourself from PeekYou. Note: This form no longer exists. PeekYou appears to have partnered with reputation.com, meaning users must now pay to have info removed.

 

 

 

Opt-Out - US Search

US Search

US Search is a people search engine that offers detailed background information available from public records, including phone numbers, addresses, and social profiles. To opt-out a user must submit an online form with their name, city, state, and age. This page will walk you through the full process of how to remove yourself from US Search.

 

 

 

Opt-Out - PeopleFinders

PeopleFinders

PeopleFinders is a record aggregator that collects public records from databases all over the United States. To opt-out a user must submit this online form, find their record, and follow the steps to manage their information. This page will walk you through the full process of how to remove yourself from PeopleFinders.

 

 

 

Opt-Out - PeopleSmart

PeopleSmart

PeopleSmart is a people search engine that allows users to search by name, email, phone number, and address. To opt-out of the search results a user must submit an online form containing their name, city, and state. This page will walk you through the full process of how to remove yourself from PeopleSmart.

 

 

 

Opt-Out - PrivateEye

PrivateEye

PrivateEye is a people search engine that allows users to search through multiple public record databases. To opt-out of the search results a user must download, print, and fill out a form, then mail it in to a US address. This page will walk you through the full process of how to remove yourself from PrivateEye.

 

 

 

Opt-Out - USA People Search

USA People Search

USA People Search is a people search engine that allows users to search through multiple public record databases, similar to PrivateEye. To opt-out of the search results a user must download, print, and fill out a form, then mail it in to a US address. This page will walk you through the full process of how to remove yourself from USA People Search.

 

 

 

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