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Advanced People Search Opt-Out Guide

December 5, 2023

Follow our Advanced People Search opt-out guide to remove your name from this data broker site. 

Advanced People Search is a subsidiary of PeopleFinders, a popular data broker that lets you find personal information about people, including their names, email addresses, phone numbers, home addresses, details on relatives and associates, and criminal history.  

According to Advanced People Search, the site has more than two billion records available, which can be used to “learn more about that special person you just met” or “find your old high school sweetheart.” 

However, the personal information for sale on this site (through PeopleFinders) can also be used by stalkers, doxers, identity thieves, and other criminals. 

To keep your data away from bad actors, follow the below steps to delete yourself from Advanced People Search. 

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Advanced People Search is a subsidiary of PeopleFinders. Removing yourself from PeopleFinders will remove you from Advanced People Search. All you have to do is fill out an online opt-out form.  After this, your information should be removed within 48 hours.

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How to Remove Yourself from Advanced People Search via PeopleFinders

Opt out from Advanced People Search via PeopleFinders in five easy steps. 

1. Search for your information on PeopleFinders 

Go to PeopleFinders site – 

Search for the precise information you found on Advanced People Search to locate your listing.

PeopleFinders homepage

2.  Copy the URL of your profile

When you’ve located your record, right-click “View Details”  and copy the URL of that profile. 

PeopleFinders results

3. Go to the opt-out page 

Go to PeopleFinders Opt-Out Page:

PeopleFinders opt out page

4. Enter your listing URL and email address, and do the captcha

Enter the listing URL and your email address and complete the captcha challenge. 

Click “Send Request.”

PeopleFinders opt out form

5. Do the captcha challenge in the email you receive

Click on the confirmation link that was sent to your email.

PeopleFinders opt out email

Complete the captcha challenge and click “Send Request.” 

PeopleFinders captcha

Your profile should be removed from PeopleFinders and Advanced People Search within 48 hours.

Who Else Is Selling Your Info? 

Now that you’ve completed your Advanced People Search (and PeopleFinders) opt-out, take the time to remove yourself from other data brokers selling your information. You can learn more about data brokers in our data broker guide.

Follow our free data broker opt-out guide to see other data brokers you need to remove your data from. Our guides include:

Alternatively, subscribe to DeleteMe to have your personal data removed from data broker sites for you. 

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