Dating and a first date
The sort of photos they use as well as the language of the personal ad can help you decide whether the member is genuinely looking for a partner or not.
To make your dating experience as safe as possible, we’ve laid down simple and easy-to-follow advice on how to spot people who might not be as trustworthy as you think.
Do not trust anyone behaving this way and report the member to to safeguard further members.
I’ve been asked to support a charity from a member I don’t know very well, is this a scam?
Our moderation team manually check photos and personal ads across the site and a built-in screening system helps identify suspicious accounts, remove them and prevent re-registration.
While we are confident that our measures ensure a high level of security, we urge members to maintain vigilance while dating online and report any suspicious profiles to safeguard other members.
Requests for money or financial assistance are not acceptable.
Scammers may go as far as sending fake documentation to corroborate their claims such as: photocopied plane tickets, visa requirements and passport information .
Unfortunately, scammers will often use noble causes such as charities to get you to transfer money.
There are many reputable charity websites which are completely safe to transfer money to, however charities do not solicit donations through dating websites and so if you do not know the person well and they are asking for money, chances are they are working on a scam.
Relationships and trust naturally happen over time, beware of anyone rushed declarations of affection.
Use messenger for all initial contact and never disclose personal contact information without feeling completely comfortable to.