SAFETY TIPS

We take the safety of our subscribers very serious, this is why we have safety rules and regulations. Here are the safety instructions each of our subscribers can follow to make sure they are safe while using HeyBerie. We implore you to take a couple of minutes to go through these tips.

Please do not disclose your financial information to anyone.

Please be aware there are lots of scamming going on around on the internet, they appear in disguise as if in search of a partner and in the process they might ask you for money.

Please, if you find yourself in such situation, ignore any request put to you to send money, even if the person claims to be in any form of crisis or emergency. You should report issues like that to HeyBerie immediately and we will look into it as soon as possible. Also, do not disclose your financial information such as your credit card number, social security number, and government issued identification or any other bank information.

Do not disclose your personal information.

We clearly know the main purpose you register on HeyBerie is to make new friends, however, be extra careful in disclosing your personal details with people you are just getting to know. Always know you have total control of your HeyBerie experience and take your time and try to know more details about the person.

Protect your personal information such as your full name, address as well as your email and phone number.do not disclose this information until you have found out more about this person and you are comfortable enough to share this information. Again, Do Not include any personal information in your HeyBerie profile.

Note: HeyBerie will never send an email requesting for your personal information, financial information, username and password information. If you receive any such message, please report to us immediately.

Scamming/Spamming

There are warning signs to look out for that will indicate that the person you are interacting with is a scammer. First, take note of anyone that;

  • Request for money from you
  • Disappear mysteriously then reappear using a different name.
  • Ask you to interact outside of HeyBerie almost as soon as you met.
  • Send you messages that contain the links to a third-party website.
  • Request for your residence address under the pretence to send you gifts or flowers.

We advise you to steer clear of online scams, be extra careful and wise.

Inform us if you suspect any suspicious subscriber

We implore you to inform us of anyone who infringes our terms of use. Here are some examples of term of use infringement:

  • Spamming
  • Fraudulent profiles
  • Users who look like they could be below 18 years.
  • Anyone who sends messages which look offensive or intimidating.
  • Anyone who behaves unsuitable, especially when you meet in person.
  • Solicitations which include attempting to sell products or services.

MEETING IN PERSON

It is always very exciting when meeting the first time, however, please always take adequate precautions. Follow these tips to help stay safe when you are meeting anyone the first time.

Gather more details about the other person before you make the move to meet them offline.

Gather more details by chatting with the person and asking vital questions before you meet anyone in person or before disclosing your personal information to that person. We want you to know that we don't carry out any form of criminal background check-ups on our subscribers. It is up to you to be careful, remain cautious and make enough research about this person.

Ensure you meet in a public place.

When you are meeting for the first time, always ensure you schedule your first meeting to be in a public populated place. Never schedule your meeting place to a remote or private location or at your apartment.

Inform a family or a friend about your plans.

(When you are meeting for the first time, always ensure you inform someone close to you such as a family or a friend. Let them know who you are going to meet, when and where you will meet and when you will return back home. Also, make sure you have your phone with you.

Drive yourself down and back home from the meeting place.

During your first meeting, make sure you secure your own ride, if you don't have a ride of your own, secure a taxi or Uber. If the person volunteer to come down and pick you up, please be cautious, it is your first meeting. Don't share the same vehicle with someone you are not familiar with and don't trust.

HEALTH SAFETY

Please follow this instruction to stay safe and help keep HeyBerie safe and pleasurable. The main objective of HeyBerie is to assist our subscribers to find a partner, we strive hard to create a friendly, healthy relationship. The major aspect of any relationship either formed on HeyBerie or otherwise is to ensure a healthy relationship that combines sexual safety and proper sexual health. Here are the safety instructions each of our subscribers can follow to help stay safe and maintain proper sexual health.

Always protect yourself.

We implore our subscribers to always protect themselves by using condoms as well as other products that can help to greatly reduce the risk of passing or contracting STD like HIV. Always know that you can still be exposed to some certain STDs such as HPV or herpes even when you use a condom. This is possible if you make contact with your partner's skin. Be cautious and take adequate measure when going into the act.

Be honest with your partner.

It is normal and absolutely reasonable to discuss sex with your partner even before having it. Your conversation could involve the number of sexual partners both of you has had, the last time you had sex and the last time each of you last tested for STD. These conversations are normal, however, it is very important to be totally honest in dealing with your partner. If any or both of you have an STD, be honest and discuss it, if the STD is curable then you both need to get help from your medical personnel to avoid becoming re-infected.

Vaccinate.

Vaccination is another effective way to reduce the risk of contracting some STD. Visit a professional medical personnel at any sexual health clinic to know more

Know your status.

There are lots of STDs and some don't show symptoms. It is very important to regularly go for tests to know your status and help put a stop to the spread of STDs. This will also help you to stay on top of your health. Also, you should always ask for a copy of your test result, so that you will be certain of your medical status.