How to Stop Data Brokers Profiting from Your Information
Web searches. Purchase history. Driving records. Change of address forms.
These are just a few examples of the types of information that data brokers are continually collecting about you, and the size and scale of this industry is staggering. One data brokers claims to have files on 10% of the world's population with up to 1,5000 pieces of information on any single person.
Data collection has become such an accepted reality that approximately 60% of U.S. adults say it's impossible to go through daily life without having information collected about them by companies or the government. It's true that there may be nothing you can do to prohibit the collection of some of your personal information, but the good news is that there are steps you can take to stop organizations from profiting from this data. Among them:
IDShield can help you navigate the complex data broker landscape and ensure that these entities no longer have access to your personal information. We assist you with getting your personal data removed from all data broker sites and can also provide guidance on the above and other steps for limiting the methods by which they can access your information moving forward.
With data brokers continually changing their tactics for targeting your personal data, you need a partner that is focused on ensuring you are protected—always.
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IDShield Can Help Ensure that Your Private Information Remains Private