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Want to delete your Copyscape account? AccountKiller provides easy instructions to delete your account on most websites. Or do you want to create an account on Copyscape? Better first read if you can get rid of it, if you would ever want to!

How to delete your Copyscape account

You cannot seem to delete your account. Pretty weird for a company that focuses on plagiarism. Why do they want to keep a copy of your identity?

Use the contact form to ask for account removal. Make sure you mention us as it might speed up their response. See: http://copyscape.com/contact.php

TIP anonymize your account

Because an account at Copyscape cannot be deleted, we suggest to make your data useless.

Be logged in on the site, then go to Profile Settings (Or Options, etc.). In all fields with personal data (such as name, address, city), fill in AccountKiller, if possible. If you can only choose from several options, change the value. If possible, use a homepage/URL field or long text field (such as Description) and put this line in it: https://www.accountkiller.com/removal-requested. This may incite webmasters to add an account deletion option.

TIP good to know

Publicly visible text/images often aren't properly deleted even when you succeed in deleting an account. Try editing or deleting them manually before deleting the account itself. If you're unsure what happens to your tracks: this can be found mostly in the Terms of Service/Privacy Policy; otherwise you can always contact Copyscape and ask personally. By the way, deletion requests don't necessarily mean your data will actually be deleted (e.g. due to legal obligations).

If you can't find any contact info and still wish to ask something, for example a question about what exactly is deleted, about data retention, etc., you may contact the domain owners using this info.

TIP Remove third-party logins

If you signed up for Copyscape using a third-party login such as Facebook or Twitter, you probably want to revoke all access from Copyscape. Click the icon below to find out how.

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