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Membership means that the site has to commit to an industry code of practice that includes honest communication with users, protecting their privacy and providing a mechanism for reporting abuse.Inclusion of the ODA's logo on the site indicates membership.Take things slowly and share more information when you feel comfortable doing so.It is impossible to get back information once you have given it away.
- Remember that overtly sexual, provocative or controversial usernames could attract the wrong kind of attention. Stay in control when it comes to how and when you share information.Don't include your contact information such as your email address, home address, or phone number in your profile or initial communications.