Who is a data broker?

Customer data is very much important, through customer data various analysis can be done. A data broker is a business that collects personal information about consumers and sells that information to other organizations.

Data brokers (aka information brokers, data providers, and data suppliers) are companies that collect data themselves or buy it from other companies.

They collect public information for its people-search results from publicly available information sources, such as phone directories, public information published on the Internet, (publicly available social network profiles like LinkedIn), public government records, local records, court records, etc.