How to remove your info from PeekYou

peekyou_20160902About PeekYou:

PeekYou is a people search engine which shows information from publicly available sources such as social sites, blogs, websites, news sources and more.  They provide links to additional information such as public records and background checks, arrest records and driving infractions, past and present phone numbers, addresses, and social media accounts.  PeekYou seems to link to a lot of external sources of information such as other services listed to the left for additional information a specific person.

Overview of the information removal process:

PeekYou pledges to only index public web content and also respect privacy preferences of social networks. PeekYou offers an online form which allows you to remove your age only or your entire listing.  You are only able to remove your info on PeekYou if you have a profile on their site.  Here is how to tell if you have a profile:

Use the PeekYou service to search for your information.  If you actually have a profile page on PeekYou, you will see a URL (link) in your browser that looks similar to peekyou.com/firstname_lastname/2248448844.

If you do not have a profile on their site, then PeekYou is simply showing you a search results page with information which they link to about you.  That information is from many different sources such as those listed to the left.  You will need to remove your info from those services individually so that it does not appear in the PeekYou search results.

How to remove your information:

ONLINE REQUEST
Follow these steps to remove your info from PeekYou if you have a profile on their site:

  1. Use the PeekYou service to search for your information.  If you actually have a profile page on PeekYou, you will see a URL (link) in your browser that looks similar to peekyou.com/firstname_lastname/2248448844.  Copy the link to this profile because you will need it in for the form linked below.
  2. Complete the online PeekYou OptOut form at this page: http://www.peekyou.com/about/contact/optout/index.php
  3. Select if you would like only your age removed or your entire listing
  4. Paste the link to your PeekYou profile into the form.
  5. Submit the form

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have to pay to remove your information?

No

How long does it take for the information to be removed?

Unknown

Will your information reappear after requesting to remove it?

As with many of the other services, PeekYou relies on other partners to obtain the data they show in their system.  If your personal information is connected to other spellings of your name, new phone numbers, new addresses, etc…, it may reappear in their system.  Since the search results on PeekYou link to information on other people search sites, you will need to remove your info from those sites individually.  It would be in your best interest to revisit their website at a later date to ensure that you do not have to remove your information again.

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