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How to Remove Yourself from Rootsweb

July 9, 2019

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Rootsweb.com is a genealogy site, owned by Ancestry, that provides a people search service. To remove yourself from Rootsweb, you must email Ancestry customer support directly. After this, your information will be removed within 2 business days.

Speed: 3 Difficulty: 5

How to Remove Yourself from Rootsweb

1. Send an email to Ancestry’s customer service, customersolutions@ancestry.com. Include the link to your listing, your email address, and specify what information you want to have removed.

2. They may ask you to provide a government-issued ID to verify your identification. Be sure to block out your picture, signature, and ID number.

3. Your information will be removed within 2 business days.

You can read more about Rootsweb’s data breach, Ancestry’s data privacy practices, and how to delete your Ancestry account on our blog.

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