Don't include your contact information such as your email address, home address, or phone number in your profile or initial communications.
Take things slowly and share more information when you feel comfortable doing so.
Act with caution and learn more about someone before contacting him or her outside of the dating site.
Dating services run mail and chat so you can get to know people in a safer and [monitored/controlled] way. Use their platform and the added security it gives.
It is impossible to get back information once you have given it away.
Creating your online dating profile: protect your identity and personal information Be Anonymous - Choose a username that doesn’t let everyone know who you are.
- Be wary of opening email attachments from someone you have only just met - Ensure that you keep your internet security software up to date.