Internet dating guidelines
Here are some tips for spotting a Catfish: Do they look like a model?
Do they seem way too perfect to be a normal person?
Please note that a complaint submitted through the online platform will not be considered unless you have raised it with us first.*Data based on an extrapolation from Ipsos survey conducted from 17th-22nd December 2014, among a representative sample of 2000 persons aged 18-75 in the UK, which has been combined with the total population of this age group (Source Eurostat 2015).3% of interviewees claimed that they have ever been in a relationship with someone they claim to have met on Match.
We are a member of the Online Dating Association (ODA) which was set up to ensure high standards of behaviour by dating service providers serving the UK.
It has become such a hot topic because so many of us are falling victim to scams, we need to raise awareness and learn how to protect ourselves.
Sometimes, our desire to find our ideal partner outweighs our rational thinking.
If they claim to have no access to a webcam (unusual these days), your intuition might tell you something.