The ODA Code of Practice is binding on members of the Association.As an ODA Member we are required to have appropriate and effective arrangements in place for dealing with complaints and enquiries.“Conversely, single people (college students, for example) who are fortunate enough to inhabit an environment full of eligible potential partners may not need to actively search for partners at all,” he wrote.
“I don’t know how to say this without sounding like a scumbag, but I used it as a confidence boost,” he said.
The ODA provides general information on common enquiries users have about dating services but will not deal directly with individual complaints which are properly the responsibility of member companies.
The ODA monitors enquiry and complaint levels and the issues complained about.
No awkward messages to each other unless both say yes.
But instead of looking for long-term love, some people are turning to these services for one-night stands and even advice from locals when traveling.