Safety Tips

Updated: September 12, 2011

Dear Sparklers,

As we say again and again: customer satisfaction is our most important goal. We are a prestigious service whose main marketing strategy is member referrals, so happy customers are our greatest asset. You've probably heard about scams, shams, and even crimes being committed by unsavory individuals on dating websites. As an exclusive, invite-only community, we do our best to minimize this threat and respond immediately to any customer complaints. However, the best defense against falling victim is to use common sense - there is no substitute for acting with caution. At the end of the day, DATING SHOULD BE FUN! Here are some simple tips we've gathered to help you stay safe while you're having a great time:

Making Your Profile

When you create your profile, you should understand that your information is being shared with other users (See Privacy Statement for more detail). We advise you to AVOID any personal information in your profile. Here are some specific things to avoid:

Connecting With Other People

Meeting new people is exciting! And we totally encourage you to reach out to our top notch members and make new relationships. However, here are a few things to keep in mind:

Taking it Offline

Nearly all of these safety tips would apply to any first date, whether you met the person on Sparkology, at a bar, or through a friend.