Backgroundalert.com Opt Out: Remove Your Info


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The website Backgroundalert.com provides comprehensive info on a range of individuals. It maintains up-to-date records on personal info, address history, criminal records, marriage & divorce records, licenses, related persons, and more. The offer a lot of information for free and the option to pay for in-depth background reports.

Removing your information is an important step towards better protecting yourself online from identity theft, telemarketers, scammers, and more.

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How to opt out of Backgroundalert.com

We outlined each step of the backgroundalert.com opt out process below.

1. Go directly to backgroundalert.com.

backgroundalert.com homepage

2. Scroll to the footer of the page. Click the link “Remove my info”.

backgroundalert.com remove my info

3. Input your first name, last name, and state into the opt out form. Then click “Search”.

backgroundalert.com opt out form

4. Sift through search results until you find the listing with your name. Once you locate the result, click “That’s me”.

backgroundalert.com search results

5. Provide a valid email address. A confirmation link will be sent to the email address with a verification link that you must click.

backgroundalert.com email verification

6. Backgroundalerts.com requires that you confirm your identity with a copy of a valid ID.

There are 3 ways you can submit your ID:

  • Upload an image: Snap a photo of your ID. Then upload directly to Backgroundalert.com
  • Fax a copy to: (866) 617-7757
  • Mail a copy to:
    BackgroundAlert.com
    6420 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1040
    Los Angeles, CA 90048
    attn: Opt Out Request

backgroundalert.com id verification

It can take Backgroundalert.com up to 2 weeks to review the request and properly remove the information from the website. Check back in a few weeks and confirm your info is taken down. If it is still up, contact them directly.

This only removes your info from Backgroundalert.com. Your info is on a number of other data brokers, each with their own removal procedures. Research and go through each site’s opt out process. Or you can use an automated software to handle the removals for you.

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