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Ancestry.com Removal

Ancestry.com is a research site for those interested genealogical history. It houses all manner of records including birth death marriage and divorce records census data immigration and travel records and voter rolls in addition to historical ephemera that might be of interest to genealogy researchers.

How to Remove Your Info from Ancestry.com

Ancestry.com Opt Out Removal
If you find your information exposed on Ancestry.com chances are you or a relative has an account and that account has made your family tree public. If the account is yours simply sign in click on your account settings and change your family tree from public to private.

To learn more about Ancestry.com’s privacy settings click here.

If the account exposing your information belongs to someone else you can either contact the person directly (if it’s someone you know) and ask them to change the privacy settings on their account that mention your private information, or you can contact Ancestry.com com directly at 1-800-262-3787 and ask them to help you get the matter resolved by removing your name and personal information from the Ancestry.com Family Tree that makes it public online.


Ancestry.com Privacy Policy, TOS and Removal

You can review the Ancestry.com Privacy Policy here.

In some cases, a websites Terms of Service spells out ways to get your info off the site. This is sometimes referred to as a TOS removal. You can view Ancestry.com’s TOS to see if it will help you get your info off Ancestry.com.

Permanent Ancestry.com Opt Out

For instructions to opt out of Ancestry.com visit ancestry.com/cs/privacyphilosophy. For assistance getting your private information off Ancestry.com and hundreds of other similar websites and keeping it off, sign up to talk to one of our online reputation removal experts.