Warning: *privacy not included with this product
Review date: 02/07/2021
BlackPeopleMeet is a dating app targeted toward Black men and women, although anyone can sign up to the app regardless of race. Launched in 2002, BlackPeopleMeet claims to be the largest dating site for Black singles in the US, with around 10% of their users living outside the US. The only personal information you'll need to give when signing up is gender, birth date, zip code, and email. Users can browse profiles and look for matches for free. Messaging potential matches is only available as a premium feature with a paid subscription.
What could happen if something goes wrong
Can it snoop on me?
What is required to sign up?
Third party account
What data does it collect?
Email (required), birth date (required), zip code (required), sexual preference (required), gender (optional), education (optional), income (optional), children (optional), ethnicity (optional), hair (optional), pet (optional), religion (optional), occupation (optional), relationship status (optional), smoking (optional), star sign (optional), eyes (optional), hometown (optional), descriptions (optional), photos (optional). Collects data on ethnicity and might allow users to filter for it.
If a user connects their social media accounts to their dating profile, BlackPeopleMeet collects data from that social media account, such as Facebook. However, BlackPeopleMeet does not specify what data it collects and how it uses it.
How does it use this data?
How can you control your data?
What is the company’s known track record for protecting users’ data?
No known incidents in the last two years
Can this product be used offline?
User friendly privacy information?
Links to privacy information
Does this product meet our Minimum Security Standards?
We were unable to determine if they use encryption to protect users' personal information, chats, photos, and more.
Password must be a minimum of six characters.
Encourages security researchers to disclose any potential vulnerabilities uncovered to [email protected] https://www.blackpeoplemeet.com/v3/security.