One study found that one in ten members of online dating sites is a scammer.
If the site has a minimum enrollment period, chances are it will automatically renew your payment when it expires.
If the site doesn’t meet your expectations, be sure that you cancel your account before you’re charged again.
Many dating sites’ terms of service allow them to share their users’ information with advertisers and partner sites.
For a detailed example, check out our look at privacy risks on and Ok
Will they use behavioral tracking technology to follow your activity on their site and target you with ads?
If they’re allowed to email you, how often and about what?
That hard-to-imagine prospect was e Harmony’s reality when it first launched 16 years ago.
Users created a dating profile, filled out a 450-item questionnaire, and reviewed matches without the ability to see any other users’ pictures.
This advice also applies to messages between individual members.
Unfortunately, spammers run rampant on dating sites.
Look for a site that offers a satisfaction guarantee.