Protect your finances Ignore any request to send money, especially overseas or by wire transfer, and report it to us immediately – even if the person claims to be in an emergency.Wiring money is like sending cash: the sender has no protections against loss and it's nearly impossible to reverse the transaction or trace the money.Never give financial information (such as you social security number, credit card number or bank information) to people you don't know or you haven't met in person.
is responsible for more dates, relationships and marriages than any other online dating site. campaign to promote online safety and cyber-security awareness.
As part of the Match service, we have an extensive fraud prevention team that works diligently to identify and investigate any suspicious activity. has partnered with the National Cyber Security Alliance and joined the STOP. Taking the steps to protect yourself while participating in the community will help create a more positive experience for you and contribute to a better online environment for everyone.
There are certain steps that every person should follow while dating — both online and offline.
We ask you to take a few minutes to read these tips and require that you follow them.
If you share your computer with others, disable the auto sign-in feature to your account and clear all saved passwords.
Note: will never send you an email asking for your username and password information.
Any such communication should be reported immediately. Federal Trade Commission's advice to avoid online romance scams is available here: Be cautious and use common sense.
You are in control of your online dating experience at all times – remain anonymous until you feel ready.
Take advantage of our member-to-member technology that protects your identity until you decide to reveal it through email or IM.