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Soulmates is supposed to be a key to the magical world of internet dating, a guide to navigating the treacherous seas of online love, which, as this statistic-stuffed book details, generated 12million first dates in the UK last year alone. As I turned the pages, I found I didn't want to fall in love, online or offline, ever again. They are so irritating you don't even want them to succeed as they search for the sublime.
Guardian Soulmates won Daters’ Favourite Website and Best Dating Related Advert.Although not present, Tinder were awarded an honorary Trailblazer award, for “the dramatic effect which the application has had on the dating industry over the past 18 months.” Other winners were London startup True View, who won Newcomer App of the Year and Christian Connection, who were awarded Religious Dating Site of the Year.Newcomer Website of the Year was given to Inner Circle, who also came away with Best London Dating Event.If you cancel your subscription within the 14 day cancellation period as described above, Guardian will refund you a pro-rata amount of the subscription fee for the unused period of your subscription.However, as you agreed for the Soulmates service to commence during the cancellation period, you will still be required to pay a subscription fee for the period of your subscription until you communicated to us your cancellation, (excluding any free trial period where no payment was taken) and Guardian will therefore not refund you for that portion of your subscription.Soulmates is a dating service that folks can sign up for worldwide, and one of its selling points is privacy and moderation policies that ‘mean you and your data are safe’. The Guardian has apologized to anyone affected – apparently the site has received 27 messages from users who have had their email addresses exposed, but there may be considerably more folks hit (or who will be hit) by the issue – and said that it was reviewing its use of third-party suppliers.
The sad truth is that data breaches are far from a surprise these days, with one coming after another without much batting of eyelids involved anymore.
Apparently, said user – who is employed in the IT arena – contacted The Guardian newspaper regarding the incident last November, and received a reply confirming the data leak late last month.
A spokeswoman for the Soulmates site told the Beeb that only email addresses and user IDs had actually been exposed, but that this information allowed malicious parties to dig up further details on members by finding and combing through their online profiles (which are public).
She goes on a date with someone called Gordon who is clearly a terrible person.
Not only does he bypass 'stunning, sepia photographs of Katharine Hepburn and Josephine Baker' in the art gallery they perambulate, but - but!
It tells you how to write a pouting profile, how to juggle 42 men before lunch and how to avoid psychos, liars and bores.