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Removing Personal Data Records from FastPeopleSearch


FastPeopleSearch is a free people search website owned by PeopleFinders that allows users to search for personal information; this includes information such as names, addresses, phone numbers, and relatives. Sites like these are common forms of data brokers. If you are concerned about privacy, you may want to remove yourself from FastPeopleSearch.

In this article, we will navigate how to remove your information from FastPeopleSearch in 4 easy steps. We will also provide some tips for protecting your privacy online.

Step 1

Go to their removal page on FastPeopleSearch and fill out the information on the screen. Make sure you verify that you’re not a robot by solving the captcha before hitting “Begin Removal Process.” FastPeopleSearch will be sending an email, so make sure you provide an email address you have access to. We recommend using a disposable proxy email address like TempMail instead of your personal email.

Step 2

Enter your information to search for your record. The easiest way to do this is to enter your name, city, and state. Once you’ve done this, click the “Free Search” green bar. There may be multiple people with your name in your city, so you may need to dig a bit to find your record. Once you’ve identified your record, click “View Free Details” at the bottom of that specific record to move on to the next step.

Step 3

Next, click on the “Remove My Record” red square towards the top of the record. Note that this box will only appear here if you complete step number 1. If you didn’t start this process on the FastPeopleSearch opt-out page, then you will not be given the option to click “Remove My Record”.

Step 4

After clicking “Remove My Record,” FastPeopleSearch will send you to a page informing you that an email has been sent to the email address you entered in Step number 1. The email should contain a button or link telling you to “Click here to remove ____,” and be sure to click this within 24 hours of the email being sent, or it will become invalid, thus requiring you to complete this process again.

Frequently Asked Questions

How long will it take to remove my information from FastPeopleSearch?

  • It should take roughly 5-15 minutes to complete this opt-out process.

When will my information be removed from FastPeopleSearch?

  • Generally speaking, you should expect FastPeopleSearch to take 24-48 hours to remove your information from their website.

How does this website sell my information?

  • FastPeopleSearch offers your information to its users in the form of free reports which provide highly detailed personal information such as name, address, emails, phone numbers, dates of birth, and relatives. Free people search websites monetize their websites through advertisements similar to Facebook’s business model.

How does FastPeopleSearch get my information?

  • They gather information from various sources across the web. Most of this information is found by scraping publicly available resources such as court records, warranty cards, and mortgage deeds. However, they may also purchase or trade information with other free people search websites and data brokers.

Additional Resources

If you would like to skip the process of manually opting out of 80+ databrokers and monitoring to ensure your information isn’t re-listed, then you can always use a data removal and monitoring service like DataSeal. You can run a free databroker scan using this link to see how much of your information is exposed.


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