- Be wary of opening email attachments from someone you have only just met - Ensure that you keep your internet security software up to date.
- Remember that overtly sexual, provocative or controversial usernames could attract the wrong kind of attention. Stay in control when it comes to how and when you share information.
However, there are exceptions, and you need to be aware of how to keep yourself - and your bank account and savings - protected while meeting people online.
The Risks Privacy Maintain privacy and avoid identity theft or fraud.
If you have any problems, remember you can always contact our support team, or ask questions in our members’ forum.
The vast majority of people using dating sites are sincere and honest in the information they provide and in their reasons for joining.