Safety and internet dating
There’s no need to get their inside leg measurement and mother’s maiden name but, checking they are a "real person" before a date will give you piece of mind before you meet.
If in doubt, delete them If in doubt about a person you meet online, stay safe and move on.
If this happens contact the dating provider immediately to not only protect yourself but other users too.
Password & Security - Be careful when accessing your account from a public or shared computer so that others can't view or record your password or personal information.
Leave a paper trail As tempting as it may be to rush into the first date before really getting to know each other online, gathering some basic information about your date is important.
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Creating your online dating profile: protect your identity and personal information Be Anonymous - Choose a username that doesn’t let everyone know who you are.
If and when you do decide to share an e-mail address think about creating a separate and anonymous email address.
Take Your Time - Sometimes when you're excited about someone, your instincts can be confused by strong feelings.