You may want to consult these resources for additional tips and information.
Experian is a registered trademark of Experian Information Solutions, Inc. or its affiliates.
Equifax is a registered trademark of Equifax, Inc.
TransUnion is a registered trademark of TransUnion LLC.
Free Annual Credit Report – Information on how you can request and receive a free copy of your credit report every 12 months from each of the national credit reporting companies. This is the only truly free credit report website.
FTC Bureau of Consumer Protection – Covers a range of topics to help consumers avoid fraud.
OnGuard Online – Includes information on how to help protect your personal information, secure your computer, protecting your children online and protect yourself against fraud.
IRS – Information on Identity Protection from the IRS
Microsoft® Security At Home – A Microsoft site committed to providing you with easy steps and resources to secure your computer at home.
Get Safe Online.Org – Learn how to protect your home PC or MAC
Better Business Bureau – Information to help you detect, avoid and report scams.
U.S. Postal Inspection Service Mail Fraud – Information on avoiding and reporting mail fraud, with descriptions of common mail fraud schemes.
Privacy Rights Clearinghouse | Empowering Consumers – A nonprofit consumer education and advocacy project whose purpose is to advocate for consumers’ privacy rights in public policy proceedings.
Telephone solicitation removal
Register for both for widest coverage.
Telephone preference service
Direct Marketing Association
P.O. Box 1559
Carmel, NY 10512
The Federal Government National Do Not Call Registry
Opt out of pre-approved offers
To opt out of pre-approved offers and marketing lists, call 888.567.8688.
Opt out of mail and email lists
To remove your name from national mailing lists, visit https://www.dmachoice.org/# or write to :
Mail preference service
Direct Marketing Assoc.
P.O. Box 643
Carmel, NY 10512