Although the French are famously relaxed when it comes to marital fidelity (adultery has been decriminalized in France since 1975) the Catholic association still claims the adverts were “publicly promoting cheating.” The Paris court rejected the complaint, however, ruling that there are instances where adultery does not constitute sufficient grounds for divorce, such as when couples willingly choose to engage in a libertine lifestyle or when the behavior of one of the spouses justifies cheating from the other.“It is a victory for rights, for freedom of expression and for secularism over these bigots” said Caroline Mécary, the lawyer for Black Divine.You should always vet unknown websites before entering personal or financial information, but this list will give you an idea of which website categories may require the most caution. Travel Issues (11,530 complaints): Imagine spending months creating and fantasizing about your dream vacation, only to show up to a “lost” hotel reservation or non-existent plane ticket.Issues like these were the number one complaint Site Jabber received last year.Avoid these issues by shopping from reputable travel websites and always confirm reservations directly with the hotel or airline. Online Dating (6,323 complaints): Dating is hard enough without having to worry about fake dates and not so transparent websites Fake online profiles, stolen personal information, and surprise monthly billing were some of the complaints associated with online dating website.Be cautious of too good to be true pictures and profiles.
Site Jabber.com, a consumer protection site where people can find online business reviews, kept track of the complaints they received in 2015 and came up with a list of top consumer issues.French extramarital dating site Gleeden has only one motto: it won’t give away loyalty cards.And now a Paris court has ruled, on Thursday, that the website, targeted to women, has the right to promote its services, despite complaints from the French Catholic Families Association citing France’s anti-adultery law.Now that I am "single again," I wondered what was new in online dating in 2015.Emily Bartz, dating content manager for Next (which provides independent reviews and research of online services for consumers and small businesses), told me that online dating sites are becoming better at matching you to potential dates and online dating is increasingly being done on mobile phone dating apps."The biggest complaint people have about online dating is wasting time with people they have nothing in common with.When my marriage ended 11 years ago, I went online. They loved to ski, surf, go to the theater, travel to exotic places, go for walks on the beach, run marathons and read. "People present themselves in the best light online," he said. So I signed up for Match.com, which has more than 21.5 million subscribers. One woman wrote me, "Unlike Popeye, I am NOT what I am but if nothing else I am kind and compassionate and to top it off I am interesting and exciting." None of the women on Match were boring. Philip Muskin, Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University Medical Center, is not surprised.But then one cold night in November, I met a Match date in a bar in Greenwich Village.I had a date for the next Saturday night for seven years.MEDIA EVENT: The media is invited to film ACCC staff conducting the sweep, with ACCC Deputy Chair Delia Rickard available for interview.Monday 15 September, 11am - 12pm Level 35, 360 Elizabeth Street Melbourne ACCC Media: 1300 138 917 or 0408 995 408 “The ACCC is today sweeping the internet to ensure that dating sites are being true and fair in their dealings with customers, and provide protection from scammers,” ACCC Deputy Chair Delia Rickard said.