Monthly credit card charges can sneak up on you if you aren’t careful.Worse yet, some sites don’t allow members to cancel when they’re unsatisfied with their experiences.
Dating sites treat these two categories of information separately.
provide it if you want to become a member—gives it more protection. It’s probably archived, and other members can copy and save it themselves.
If a perfect 10 replies to your message to profess his or her love for you while asking for your social security number and credit card info (or talking about Nigerian banking), it’s Many members of online dating sites have reported a similar experience when they’re in the process of cancelling their accounts: right as they’re about to leave, they get an enticing message from a person who appears to be their perfect match.
Intrigued, they renew their membership, only to find that they never receive a second message.
This advice also applies to messages between individual members.
Unfortunately, spammers run rampant on dating sites.
Still, you should consider not using your main email address because it can be linked to the other sites on which you’ve registered. If you post it on the public part of the site, it’s no longer yours.
Taking quizzes, posting comments, putting up pictures: it’s all fair game, so think twice before you put it up.
Consumer writes about this practice, This looks suspiciously like the website is deliberately trying to lure registered members into a subscription.