Privacy Policy

RealPeopleSearch values your privacy. This privacy policy applies to all visitors (individuals or businesses) to the RealPeopleSearch website and describes how we use and share the personal information that we gather on our website. This policy does not apply to the practices of third parties that RealPeopleSearch does not own or control, or to individuals and businesses that RealPeopleSearch does not employ or manage. Further, our customers' use of our services and any data we provide to them is subject to the customers' privacy policies and practices, not this one.

Our Services are not directed towards children, and we do not knowingly collect personal information about minors. If we discover we have collected personal information from a minor under 18, we will delete that information from our systems.

Information Collection

Information We Collect Directly. RealPeopleSearch collects personal information when visitors provide such information on our website, such as during registration, to request services, when you optout, or through contact forms. This may include your name, email address, phone number, and address. We also may collect payment and authentication information depending on the services that you request from us.

Information We Collect From Third-Party Sources. We collect information about people and businesses from third parties, such as from public databases and other publicly available data, and by purchasing, licensing, or otherwise accessing data from third parties.

Information We Collect Automatically. RealPeopleSearch automatically receives and stores certain types of information whenever a visitor interacts with the RealPeopleSearch website, such as through cookies, log files, and other means. For example, RealPeopleSearch automatically receives and records certain information about visitors, including a visitor's IP address, device identifiers, and other unique identifiers; the pages visited, search terms entered, links clicked and clickstream data, and other interactions with the RealPeopleSearch website; a and domain name, browser type and version, and referring URL. If you create an account or subscribe to certain products, we may maintain this information associated with your account or other personal information.

How We Share the Information We Collect

Unless you have opted out, we may share personal information and other information in response to searches submitted on our Site. We may also share your information as follows:

  • Marketing Partners. We also may share your information with companies that we believe might offer products and services of interest to you; these companies may market to you.
  • Service Providers. We may disclose the information we collect from you to third party vendors, service providers, contractors or agents who perform functions on our behalf.
  • Affiliates. We may disclose the information we collect from you to our affiliates or subsidiaries; their use and disclosure of your personal information will be in conformance with this privacy policy.

We also may share your information in the following circumstances and with the following persons/entities:

  • In Response to Legal Process. We may disclose the information we collect from you in order to comply with the law, judicial proceedings, a court order, subpoena, or other legal processes.
  • To Protect Us and Others. We may disclose the information we collect from you where we believe it is necessary to investigate, prevent or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the safety of any person, violations of our Terms of Use or this Policy, or as evidence in litigation in which we are involved.
  • Aggregate and De-Identified Information. We may share aggregate or de-identified information about users with third parties for marketing, advertising, research, or similar purposes.

Third-Party Links and Plug-Ins

RealPeopleSearch may provide links to third-party websites. We may also permit third parties to offer subscription or registration-based services through the RealPeopleSearch website, and our website may display buttons, plug-ins, and other features that allow you to quickly interact with third-party sites and services; these features are hosted by third parties. For example, if you click to get a background check related to a record displayed on our website, you will be transferred to a third-party website. RealPeopleSearch is not responsible for any actions or policies of such third parties. You should check the applicable privacy policy of such a party.


RealPeopleSearch uses systems and procedures to safeguard its data. However, as no protection measure can guarantee security, we cannot guarantee against unauthorized or illegal access, disclosure, modification, or loss of data.

Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies

Visitors should be aware that we and our third-party service providers may collect information (for example, domain names or IP addresses) through our website using cookies and other technologies.

Cookies. Cookies are small unique strings of letters and numbers that are stored on your computer to make it easier for a website to recognize repeat visitors, facilitate a visitor's ongoing access to and use of our website, track usage behavior and compile aggregate data that will allow content improvements and targeted advertising. If a visitor does not want information collected through the use of cookies, most browsers allow the visitor to deny or block cookies. However, certain features and functionality on the RealPeopleSearch website will not function if cookies are disabled.

Third-Party Analytics. We use automated devices and applications, such as Google Analytics, along with other analytic means, to evaluate the usage of our website and services. We use these tools to help us improve our website and services, including the performance and user experiences for each. These third-party devices and applications may use cookies and other tracking technologies to perform their services. Such third parties may combine the information that we provide about you with other information that they have collected. This privacy policy does not cover such third-parties use of data they collect or obtain.

Last Updated: September 1st, 2021