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What is "Primary Opt Out URL" under "show more" in the Dashboard?

This is the URL each data broker has provided for receiving opt out requests. When submitting your removals on your own, you will do so via these URLs.

IMPORTANT: whenever contacting a data broker (whether by email, postal mail, or web form), we highly recommend using a disposable email address, and NOT using your own primary email address. Data brokers are known to add you to their marketing lists and databases whenever you contact them, even if the purpose is to opt out! For Paid Plan users, to protect your privacy, Optery always creates disposable email addresses when submitting removal requests, and NEVER uses any email address you provide to us for submitting your removal requests.

A disposable email address really just means an email address that is not your primary email address, and is not important for you to keep private. For example, you might like to create a new Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail, AOL, etc, email address, for the sole purpose of submitting opt out requests.

For example, you could register and use a new email address like this for submitting your opt outs:

The main point we are trying to make, is we recommend you do not use your primary email address to submit opt out requests to data brokers, otherwise, it's likely they will take your email address, and add it to their marketing lists.

Alternatively, if you sign up for a paid plan from Optery, we will create private emails for you and manage them behind the scenes for the purpose of submitting your opt outs.

Updated on: 09/10/2021

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