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
We’re offering the following five tips on how to keep your bank account and your personal information safe while getting a date.
Although we don’t quite agree with the order in which these sites are ranked, here’s a list of the 100 most popular dating sites so you can compare your options.
Once you’ve decided on a dating site, make sure that you’re clear on how you’ll be paying.
Pay special attention to the part about third parties.
Find out whether the site shares your information with advertisers, partner companies, research firms, etc.
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?Roughly 40 million Americans use online dating sites like Match.com, Zoosk.com, and e to find love, and that number is on the rise.And while many do meet “the one”—17% of people who married in the past year met their mate on the internet–they’re also facing serious privacy issues along the way.One study found that one in ten members of online dating sites is a scammer.Recent data breaches on Plentyof and e put hundreds of members’ personal info at risk.