People search websites, also called “data brokers,” collect, publicly list, and sell, your personal data. These websites scrape public records from a huge variety of sources and generally aren’t very transparent about where the information specifically came from. Data brokers compile all kinds of personal details about you and neatly package it up to sell. These sites can have everything from your name and address, to shopping habits and religious views.
Data brokers collect your information from a variety of sources, which you can read about here.