This means that almost 20% of the world’s millionaires are single and looking and registered on their website.
If you do a simple search on the Millionaire Match website that you are a man looking for a man in Kwa Zulu-Natal, it shows that there are 300 profiles that match your search.
Hope aims to provide unconditional support and a feature-packed STD dating platform for all these special people.” Using emotion-laden wording, romantic stock pictures of happy couples and a high number of 'success stories', these STD dating sites draw large numbers of subscribers looking for love. In 2014 the dating website was involved in a lawsuit when a user discovered his profile was also shared on other sites like AIDSDate, Herpesinmouth, Christian Safe Haven and Meet Black POZ when he was neither HIV positive, Christian or Black, and this despite the site promising a "confidential" service.
One such website offering its services to people suffering from herpes, dating, even goes as far as calling STD’s “gifts”; “People gifted with STDs are special.
Their needs, preferences and tastes are very different too.
Positive Singles is undoubtedly the #1 and the best dating site for people going through STDs or sexually transmitted diseases.
It was started in 2002 and has more than 1,127,700 members as of now, with roughly equal number of males and females.
This case highlights a major issue for internet users: just how secure is the information you share on these niche sites?
Not very, as Hope.dating states on its Terms of Service page: "To the fullest extent permitted by local and national laws, you acknowledge and agree to the fact that any material you send to us shall be treated non-confidential and the site has the right to use such material in advertising or promotions."Dating with an STD made easy At first glance the websites look no different from any other dating website. Most of the sites also offer premium packages with additional functions like services from an STD counsellor, searching according to STD types and chatting with members of the community. If you look at one or more of the niche websites you will notice that most of them look similar.
Only members of successful match affiliated websites may view your profile.” Indeed, the affiliated website list includes sites like: positivefishes.com, hivgaymeet.com, celebritieswithstds.com, and za.
By signing up, you essentially give permission that your information can be made available to any of the sites affiliated with Positive Singles.
Shared information This then begs the question that, if you sign up to one of these services, will your information be shared with other sites?
On the Positive Singles website it states that “We never disclose, sell or rent any personal information to any third party organisations.
Darren Ravens, Integrated Marketing Manager for 24.com, South Africa's largest digital publisher, says that provides the technology to design and operate a dating website.