We understand the importance of your personal information online so let us help you protect your personal information online. If your number is on the internet and people can identify it’s your number, we can help remove it and safeguard your personal data. We cover:
- GDPR breaches
- Outdated information
- And more
Consequences Of Your Phone Number Being Visible Online
If your phone number is online, you can be susceptible to receiving unwanted calls, spam calls and texts, texts, and other forms of communication. It can also help you maintain your privacy and keep your personal information safe.
Let us help you keep your personal number private!
Frequently Asked Questions
- How does a personal phone number breach GDPR? Your phone numbers are valuable and personal to you. Due to this, a phone number can be used to identify individuals. If your personal phone number is online, it is possible your personal data rights under the GDPR have been breached as your personal number shouldn’t have been made public, especially without your consent. The GDPR requires that personal data is processed and protected in a specific way and if your number is publicly available and it mentions that this is your number, it can put you at risk of unwanted contact, harassment, or even identity theft.
- What is the process of contacting a website about an unwanted personal phone number being visible? We find the website’s contact information, and then send them an email requesting that they remove your personal phone number from their site. We make them aware that they are currently breaching the Data Protection Law. By following this process, you can ensure that your personal information is kept safe and secure.
- How can having your personal phone number online affect you? Having your personal phone number online can have a huge impact on your life. It can lead to identity theft and other forms of cybercrime. Furthermore, it can be used by fraudsters, phishers to target you with ads and promotions that may seem desirable only for them to then have access to personal information on your phone or them taking money from you. For this reason and many others it is important to consider the potential risks before deciding to make your personal phone number available online. If you ever doubt your phone number is online, we can help you identify if your personal data has been leaked through conducting a Deep Dive.
- How can I have my name and phone number removed from a phone directory? We are able to contact the directory’s customer service department and ask them to remove your information. You may need to provide proof of identity or other documentation in order for them to do this. Additionally, we can on your behalf contact the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and file a complaint if the directory does not comply with your request.