Dating should be an exciting and safe experience. When Quinn suggest potential dates for you, all efforts are taken to ensure the creeps and fraudsters are filtered out and blocked.
We are fully committed to providing you with a secure environment to meet people and we treat any suspicion of fraudulent or unacceptable behaviour very seriously. We recommend that you apply the same rules and common sense to meeting people online, as meeting people offline. Trust your instincts.
For your own protection, please ensure you:
If at any stage you become concerned about another user of this site behaving inappropriately, strangely or rudely, you can confidentially report that person by sending details to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We have prepared some guidelines below to assist on your exciting and safe dating journey:Before you meet:
Meet only when YOU are ready. Remember that YOU are in control. You are never obliged to meet anyone so don't feel pressured, regardless of how much communication you've had online.
Because it is your friend that will have suggested a potential date, you should speak with your friend to find out more information about the potential date. If you are interested in meeting the person they have suggested, you should speak to your friend about the most appropriate introduction method - whether email, Facebook or facilitating a face to face meeting.
If you are introduced to the date online, then ask questions via email, Facebook or WhatsApp and take all the time you need to become comfortable with someone before agreeing to meet. Why not even actually have a phone chat before you meet. We suggest you do not give out your home or work phone number. Instead, stick to mobile numbers.
Do not continue correspondence if you suspect that the person:
Remember that butterflies are fine; But a gut feeling that something is wrong is not.The first date:
Who knows how your first face-to-face date is actually going to go and whether there will be chemistry! Approach with an open mind and an open heart - but with caution and common sense.
It is a great idea to pre-plan an excuse of having to be somewhere else after your date. This gives you the option to politely excuse yourself and leave the date if anything starts to make you feel uncomfortable. Feeling safe is much more important than someone's opinion of you.
Some guidelines for your meeting:
Many other online dating sites that facilitate random people meeting each other can be subject to scammers. Scamming occurs when someone pretends to be a legitimate user of the website, builds rapport with you online, then attempts to persuade you to send them money, obtain personal or financial information about you, or redirect you to another website which may require payment or download unsafe software onto your computer.
Fortunately Quinn acts as somewhat of a safeguard against because of Quinn’s intelligent matching systems.
Nonetheless, it is possible that someone introduced to you could act like a scammer. In this unlikely occurrence, we want you to know what to look out for and what to do.
It is essential that you:
Behaviours to watch out for: