We’ve been seeing a lot of spam lately from indexing sites like Zoominfo, Jigsaw, Omni Channel (
These spams tell you that they have indexed you (whether you like it or not), but that you can update the information about you which they have indexed.
You can supposedly have your personal information removed from these databases. However, since it was indexed in the first place without your consent, it’s not likely that these companies will suddenly start caring what you think if you want your information removed.
Sample spam text:
- from Zoominfo:
ZoomInfo is the world’s most comprehensive directory of business information on people and companies. As part of our commitment to your privacy and your ability to control online information about yourself, we wanted to let you know (or remind you) that your business profile has been included in the ZoomInfo Directory.
If you would like to manage and control your online information on ZoomInfo, please consider these options: [...]
- from Jigsaw:
Your business contact information has been listed in Jigsaw’s online directory of companies and business professionals. You can remove yourself from Jigsaw if you feel this is not for you. Simply follow the instructions to be removed in a few simple steps…
- from Omni Channel:
From time to time, OmniChannelBase partners work with other companies to provide optimal marketing content to targeted audiences. Through these partnerships, you may be provided relevant product and services offerings that may be of interest to you and your company and business contact information may be made available to other businesses to facilitate this.
Since we value your privacy and would like to be a responsible custodian of your business contact information, we are reaching out to you to inform you about our offerings…