Photo privacy options on

Want to massively increase your chance of success at Then upload a photo, or a gallery.

We know some of you have concerns about privacy with STD dating websites, which is why we have a privacy option for photos.

You can choose to keep your image private until you are ready to show it to someone.

To keep your photos private, select the privacy check box when you uploade an image. By checking this box you successfully prevent others from seeing your images in either searches or profile views.

If you select the privacy option and then want to share your photo with a member, please follow these instructions:
1. Add them as a favourite AND
2. Go into your Favourites List and tick the private check box.

When you have completed the above two steps, people in your Favourites list will be able to see your photos.

If you have no concerns about privacy of images and want all members to see your photo, simply upload your images and save them (and ignore the privacy check boxes).

So don’t worry when it comes to adding a photo to – YOU are in complete control and YOU choose who sees your picture and when.

Finally, unlike Facebook and other dating websites, you do not have to worry about any of the content on being scraped by search engines. The site and all its contents are secure and invisible from search engines.

If you have any questions about these topics, please get in touch.

Great reasons for using online dating sites

Dating websites give you a lot of help with what can be a difficult venture. You might be aware of what kind of person you are looking for, but it can still be really hard to find that person.

Today, online dating websites massively improve your chances of finding someone special. There are a lot of reasons for this, such as confidentiality, the number of singles on a site, etc.

You need to think of a dating website such as as match-making on a much higher level. And you need to take advantage of this higher level. It’s not like going out to a bar, or a party and just hoping to meet up with someone.

With online std dating such as UK hiv dating site, the search for the right person is that bit easier because people are also looking for you! There are many singles who are in your region who want to meet someone too.  That’s what the site is for, unlike a bar or a club.  You get to post a what is hopefully a great profile about yourself and that allows the other members on the site to find you based on what you have posted.

This is why it is so important to take advantage of the opportunity to post a really good profile, you want to attract people and show that you are serious about using the website.

Websites remove the some of (but not all) the disappointment and pain that comes with all most all other types of dating. Although you may find that some people don’t answer your emails sometimes, you can just forget about them.  The reality is that you don’t have to try at a relationship and then be rejected. Instead, you are able to go through the internet to find someone special, allowing you to avoid the rejection that is so common within the physical dating world.

Online dating means that you can get to know someone before you meet. You can get a sense of a person through emails and phone calls – and we always recommend speaking on the phone before meeting.  Let’s face it, you must have had a blind date and then discovered that it is just not right for you. A dating website mans you are able to get to know more about the other person before going on a date.

A dating site like means that you can discover is if someone is interested in you even before you send a message.  By sending a flirt or adding someone to your favourites, you can see if they respond. This take away the sense of risk involved in talking to a complete strange at a bar or a party. It makes contacting people feel easier.

While there has been a lot of discussion around dating website membership fees in the past, the truth is that most dating websites – and especially – is much less expensive than actually dating and this means less financial risk for you.  The truth is that makes dating a cost-efficient way to meet new people.

Confidentiality is an important benefit of online dating as well. You are giving out personal information about yourself, but the website protects you and that’s why its internal messaging system is there for you. You don’t have to risk giving out details that could lead to any further annoyance, such as giving out your address or personal phone number. Instead you can feel confident that all your most important information is kept safe and that no one finds out any close information about you.

Dating online is probably the most convenient and safest method of dating today. It gives you a help when it is needed most, and lets you fit your dating and search into your lifestyle and your schedule.

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Surge in interest in online dating

The holidays may be the time for a new relationship, with some online dating sites seeing an average of 40% more page views per user between Christmas and New Year.

“It’s been a trend that we’ve been noticing for many years now,” says Mamboo’s COO, Gloria Diez “Could it be more than just the effect of the mistletoe?”

The company is reporting some interesting statistics, including members sending 30% more online gifts, as well as a 38% increase in spending on the site. The number of messages sent and received by members also doubled.

The company made contact with two psychologists to find out why. Barbara Lavi, a Family Therapy Specialist, was happy to share her theories: “At this time of year everyone is flooded with images of family and companionship. Singles may see this as a complete contrast to who they are, so set out to change things for the better,” she advises.

Isabel Moya, Youth Psychology Therapist, had this to say: ”During the Holidays, singles are put in a tough position – having to cope with and navigate social situations in which they are often the only person without a partner. This can be very uncomfortable, prompting a desire for change,” she explains.

Some sites also forecasts a rather romantic January, with 60% more traffic to their site expected during the first two weeks of the year.

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December Deal adds more than 1000 members to site’s December Deal has added more than 1000 members to the website.

The deal offered a one-month membership for just one pound to new and exiting members.

Premium members could take advantage of the offer by adding a month to their Premium subscription for just £1.

We are more than happy with the results of the sale, and hope that existing members and new members have enjoyed the offer.

Look for more hiv dating and herpes dating offers like this in the future from

Free Premium for these profiles . . .‏

Every few months or so we give free upgrades/extra Premium time to what we think are some of the best profiles on is the UK’s first ever STD dating site, established in 2006. We are the UK’s best HIV dating and Herpes dating website.

For September, these are the winners. They have been awarded extra Premium time or a free upgrade: Sebastian; Bli55; Telly; Pete25; Nouvelle2011; and Namaste.

The idea with this promotion is to encourage really good profiles on the site and make it more interesting and get more interaction from members.

A survey we did revealed that a lot of people find incomplete profiles, or profiles with hardly any information off-putting. We believe that if we maintain the quality of the profiles at we will have a better website and a better experience for users.

So, if you are a member, write a good profile and you could be our next winner!

Thanks, and enjoy