[EASY] Neighbor Report Opt Out – Remove Yourself in 2021

At one time or another, most of us have searched our own names online and were probably troubled by the results, which often include detailed reports from the dozens of data brokers and people search sites that exist to profit from consumers’ personal information.

For just a few dollars, these businesses will release your private data—including details like home and email addresses, employment information, criminal and traffic history and family members’ names and ages—to anyone willing to pay.

Not wanting to deal with the manual process of a Neighbor Report Opt Out? Get your data automatically removed from Neighbor Report and dozens of other people search websites for less than the cost of a Netflix subscription with Removaly.

Fortunately, you do have the right to have your information removed from these invasive databases, but you’ll need to follow step-by-step opt out instructions for each individual broker, including the public complaint site Neighbor Report. Keep reading to learn how to prevent your neighbors from accessing and sharing your private data with this Neighbor Report opt out guide.

Fast Facts for Neighbor Report Opt Out

  • Timeframe for Neighbor Report opt out:
  • Time needed for manually opting out:
  • Does the opt out require an email address:
  • Do I need to solve a CAPTCHA to opt out of Neighbor Report?:
  • Is a phone number required for a Neighbor Report opt out?: No, you do not need to get on the phone to opt out.
  • Do I have you upload a copy of my ID?: No.
  • Is a mailed request required for opting out of Neighbor Report?: No, you will not need to mail anything in.
  • Overall difficulty of a Neighbor Report opt out: .

What is Neighbor Report?

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Neighbor Report occupies a slightly different niche than many other people search sites. In addition to offering the typical background information about individuals, it also provides a forum for posting anonymous complaints about neighbors at a specific address.

For example, one recent entry in Washington state is titled “The House and Yard are a Disgrace” and goes on to state that “the residents at 408 S. 93rd Avenue do nothing to maintain their home. This is an upscale neighborhood full of beautifully maintained homes, and the house in question is an eyesore and brings down the value of all the other homes.” Other entries include rants about loud music, reports of missing pets and even a few posts celebrating friendly, conscientious neighbors.

Neighbor Report touts itself as a free resource for prospective homebuyers to learn about aspects of a neighborhood that won’t show up in real estate listings, such as unreported crimes, poorly-maintained properties and inconsiderate behavior, as well as a place for users to vent their frustrations or give kudos to good neighbors.

How Does Neighbor Report Work?

Like other data brokers, Neighbor Report sources its information from a variety of publicly-available sources, including social media, phone books, voter records, market surveys, real estate listings, public court records and other government records. It then compiles this data into a report that users can access through searches for a specific property address, name or phone number. Users can also set up an alert when someone else publishes a post that references their address.

WHAT ARE THE RISKS?

Many of the day-to-day activities we partake in have moved into the online world, making our lives far more convenient overall. With this shift, though, comes our information existing in the digital world for anyone to locate. While this may not be too unnerving for some people who point out that the information is already available online, and that data brokers such as Neighbor Report do nothing more than aggregate the information from a single source.

That aside, many Americans are simply uncomfortable knowing their private, personal information is not truly as private as they originally thought. It’s disturbing for some to know just how easy it is for bad actors to access their information and utilize it to assist in the commission of things such as fraud, identity theft, digital and/or physical harassment, and more. While the Neighbor Report opt out process won’t fully erase all of your personal information from the Internet, it definitely makes it more difficult for people to find your information online.

One you go through the Neighbor Report opt out process, somebody searching your personal information on the Internet would be forced to sift through multiple sites and sources to obtain the information that a Neighbor Report profile would have provided. Completing a Neighbor Report opt out doesn’t make you less immune to online criminal activity, however, it does make you less of an easy target. While we are aware this process, when done manually, may seem like cutting off the head of a Hydra and three more grow back, it’s better to have a sword than nothing at all.

How to Remove Yourself from Neighbor Report

Removing yourself from Neighbor Report is a bit trickier than opting out of other people search sites, since a significant amount of its content is user-generated. Through the opt-out process, you will be able to prevent the background information that Neighbor Report has collected about you from appearing in searches on the site, but your property address will remain on the site, although it will no longer be associated with your name or other information.

However, other users can still post comments or complaints about your address in the Neighbor Report public forum; to prevent these from remaining on the site, you’ll need to set up an alert and request the removal of this content anytime it appears.

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Neighbor Report Opt Out Guide

There are three ways to locate your record/listing on Neighbor Report and start the Neighbor Report opt out process: by address, name, and phone number. We have found that searching via address is by far the most effective method to narrow things down and get to your listing, as there might be multiple phone numbers or name variations.

To remove the identifying information and other private data associated with your address from Neighbor Report, follow these steps:

Search for your address at https://neighbor.report.

Copy the URL of the web page for your address.

Alternatively, on the right sidebar there is a way to click the “Opt Out / Report A Violation” link to have the person URL auto-fill.

Go to the Neighbor Report opt out page, where you can also report site policy violations.

Paste the page address you previously copied into the URL field and fill out the rest of the form, including your name, email address and residential address. Select a violation reason, although what selection you choose doesn’t really matter.

On the next screen, click the red “Remove” button next to each name and phone number you would like removed from the address listing and then click the green “Apply” button.

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The selected names and phone numbers have now been removed from the listing for the address. There is no need for any email confirmation, and you can refresh the person page URL to see the 404 error. The Neighbor Report opt out process is by far one of the easiest methods across all data brokers and people search websites.

Frequently Asked Questions About Neighbor Report Listing Removal

We often receive questions about different aspects of removing your personal information from sites such as Neighbor Report. Below are the answers to some of the most common questions we receive as it relates to both general data removal as well as Neighbor Report opt out data removal.

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Neighbor Report and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

Passed in 2018 and enacted in 2020, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) grants specific digital privacy rights to residents of California, including the right to know what kind of personal data companies collect about them and how they use it, as well as the right to request that companies stop collecting or retaining their information.

Businesses are subject to the CCPA if they meet any of the following criteria:

  • Collecting annual gross revenues of at least $25 million
  • Acquiring the personal data of 50,000 or more California residents, households or devices each year
  • Earning at least half of their annual revenue from the sale of California residents’ data

Interestingly, the Neighbor Report Privacy Policy appears to have been most recently updated in December 2017, prior to the passage and implementation of the CCPA. It’s also not clear whether Neighbor Report would be subject to the law, given that it does not charge users a subscription or membership fee and most of its revenue seems to come from ads on the site.

However, the Privacy Policy does seem to meet most of the requirements of the California law, including providing information about what types of information it collects from both registered and non-registered users and its practices around sharing and use of that information, as well as providing individuals with a way to opt out of having their information posted on the site.

Other Opt Out Guides

Looking for a more comprehensive opt out approach to effectively scrub your personal information from data brokers? Here are four additional opt out guides we recommend you follow after completing your Neighbor Report opt out:

Voter Records | Clustrmaps | USPhoneBook | NeighborWho

Neighbor Report Quick Links

If you are looking for a quick way to get to some of the more important links on the Neighbor Report website, feel free to use the links below to get there without the hassle:

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