How to Remove Yourself from People Wise

June 5, 2019

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People Wise is a data broker owned by Lexis Nexis, which is a data broker for companies and agencies seeking data for business insights. To remove yourself from People Wise, you must remove yourself from Lexis Nexis. This requires you to submit an online request. After this, it may take up to 30 days for your information to be removed.

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How to Remove Yourself from People Wise via Lexis Nexis

To have your information removed, you must provide documentation to show that you are under risk of physical harm or your status as an identity theft victim.

  • 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;
  • 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;
  • 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 shelter administrator or a health care professional.

Submit your request using this link:

You must provide your first and last name and address. We do not recommend giving other information, such as your social security number.

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Click the red “Add” button at the bottom, and then click “Finish”. It may take up to 30 days for your information to be removed.

You must mail any supporting documents to:

LexisNexis Legal & Professional Privacy team
1801 Varsity Drive
Raleigh, NC 27606


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