My Personal Data Removal & Privacy Protection Checklist

Opt-out of these massive data brokers profiting off of your name, home address, phone number, relatives, and more

I initially created this personal data removal & privacy protection checklist for personal use. To keep better track of which super-sketchy data brokers I’d removed my data from… and which to continue battling.

This checklist is intended to be a good starting point to your personal privacy protection journey.
It’s not all-inclusive.

In addition to this list, I highly recommend following Michael Bazzell’s “Personal Data Removal Workbook & Credit Freeze Guide” which he provides free on his site inteltechniques.com
It’s an extremely thorough and helpful resource which provided much of the inspiration for this list.

In case you’d rather search for them directly, rather than following links, the sites we’ll be removing our data from are:
Spokeo, MyLife, Radaris, WhitePages, Intelius, RocketReach, BeenVerified, Acxiom, Infotracer, Lexis Nexis, TruePeopleSearch, BeenVerified, and SearchPeopleFree

(Updated 03/6/2020)

Spokeo

Identify your leaked personal information (find):

Protect your personal privacy (remove):

Radaris

Identify your leaked personal information (find):

Protect your personal privacy (remove):

Opt-out form no longer available
Attempting to email support@radaris.com, info@radaris.com, and police-removal@radaris.com

WhitePages

Identify your leaked personal information (find):

https://www.whitepages.com/

Protect your personal privacy (remove):

https://www.whitepages.com/suppression_requests

Intelius

Identify your leaked personal information (find) and Protect your personal privacy (remove):

RocketReach

Identify your leaked personal information (find):

Protect your personal privacy (remove):

BeenVerified

Identify your leaked personal information (find) and Protect your personal privacy (remove):

Acxiom

Protect your personal privacy (remove):

MyLife

Identify your leaked personal information (find):

N/A (site down as of 2/17/2020)

Protect your personal privacy (remove):

Email privacy@mylife.com (not verified)

InfoTracer

Protect your personal privacy (remove):

Lexis Nexis

Lexis Nexis is a bit trickier than others but it may also be the most important.
It’s used by credit bureaus, insurance agencies, and more to make finance approval and insurability decisions about you.
Chances are good that, if something’s wrong on your credit report, it came from (and can be removed or corrected by) Lexis Nexis.

Identify your leaked personal information (find):

(Reports are physically mailed, printed report)

Protect your personal privacy (remove):

True People Search

Identify your leaked personal information (find) and Protect your personal privacy (remove):

TruthFinder

Identify your leaked personal information (find) and Protect your personal privacy (remove):

https://www.truthfinder.com/opt-out/

SearchPeopleFree (added 3/6/2020)

Identify your leaked personal information (find) and Protect your personal privacy (remove):

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