Editorial Policy / Editorial Standards

At Dating-Vergleich.com we are proud of the quality of our content and its added value for our readers. Our writers create original, accurate and engaging content that is free of ethical concerns or conflicts.

If you ever come across an article that you think needs to be improved, please email redaktion[at]dating-vergleich.com.

Our Content Integrity Promise

We are committed to the quality and trustworthiness of our content and editorial processes. Our team of writers, editors and fact-checkers continually research and review all content to ensure it is current, accurate and puts our readers' needs first.

At Dating-Vergleich.com we strive high quality content produced by people for people.

Each article has an author box (directly after the article) that contains the name for each person who contributed to that article. You can also find a short description of the author as well as links to further information and social media in the author box at the end of an article.

The date indicates when the article was last updated with new information. Some articles also have a reference list at the end to provide additional research, fact-checking, or authorship information.

It is against our policies to publish automatically generated articles using AI (artificial intelligence) writing tools such as ChatGPT. However, it may happen that we use such tools as a formulation aid.

Original illustrations, graphics, images and videos are either provided by partners, freelancers or service providers, or created by internal employees who work with experts in their fields to create assets that represent diverse voices, perspectives and contexts. All image content is checked for integrity and topicality before publication.

Photos and videos are not edited in any way that could cause them to be false or misleading.

We correct any factual errors in a transparent manner and strive to make it easy for our readers to bring errors to our attention.

Transparency in advertising content

All our authors, editors and contributors are responsible for disclosing potential conflicts of interest.

Our editorial content is not influenced by our advertisers. We maintain a strict separation between advertising and editorial content and clearly distinguish editorial content from advertising content.

Affiliate links disclaimer

In some places you will find so-called affiliate links.

As a general rule and without exception, we only recommend or link to products that we use (or would use) ourselves and all opinions expressed in connection with editorial content are our own or those of the respective author.

Our product reviews and recommendations are independent and based on research, expert opinions and/or product testing. If you visit links in our content, we may receive commissions on your purchases, but we never receive any compensation or consideration for the content in our recommendations.

This is how we finance our editorial work and our magazine articles. Read the full privacy policy .

Fact check

An ongoing responsibility of our writers and editorial staff is to research all factual claims to ensure that the news and information presented in our articles is accurate and comprehensive and that statistics are properly sourced and up to date.

If you have noticed a problem that you would like to bring to our attention, please let us know by sending an email to redaktion[at]dating-vergleich.com.

Accuracy and corrections

Our editorial team strives to produce high-quality, factual content. If there is an error in a story, we will fix the error as quickly as possible.

If an article is factually accurate but the language is not as clear or detailed as necessary, the story may be updated without the author's note.

News articles often cover a specific event in a specific time period and are therefore not updated regularly. However, we strive to continually check our articles and revise them if necessary. Each article has a date indicating when it was last updated.

If you would like to report an error, you can do so by email to redaktion[at]dating-vergleich.com.

Sources and research

Our writers and editors adhere to strict standards for information gathering and research. We rely on current and reputable primary sources such as expert interviews, government organizations, and professional and academic institutions.

All data points, facts and claims are supported by at least one reputable source (two-source principle).

We strongly discourage the use of anonymous or unnamed sources as this can undermine transparency and reader trust. In the rare case that an unnamed source is used, we will disclose to readers the reason for anonymity and provide necessary context.

Variety, diversity and impartiality

We firmly believe that every person deserves respect, representation and fair opportunities. We see ourselves serving diversity, inclusion and racial justice initiatives.

We strive to create inclusive content that considers readers of all races, ethnicities, gender identities, sexual orientations, ages, abilities, religions and socioeconomic circumstances.

Gender note

For better readability, the generic masculine is generally used in our articles. Unless otherwise stated, the personal names used in our online dating magazine refer to all genders.

Independence and impartiality

Dating-Vergleich.com is committed to independent, impartial and fair journalism. Our editorial content is not influenced by our advertisers. Every employee and contributor is subject to a high level of honesty and transparency.

We maintain a strict separation between advertising and editorial content.

In keeping with our mission to provide useful information that helps people find answers, solve problems and get inspired, we are dedicated to publishing unbiased, comprehensive reviews of products and services.

Our product and service reviews are completely independent and based on in-depth research and product testing. When readers “affiliate links” within our content, we may receive commissions from purchases, but we never receive compensation or consideration for the content of our recommendations.

The authors and editors of Dating-Vergleich.com are prohibited from giving preferential treatment to external resources (companies, publications, videos, partners, websites) based on their relationship to the person or company that writes or owns that resource (unless , this relationship is transparently disclosed).

All of our writers and editors are responsible for disclosing potential conflicts of interest – any financial or personal relationship with a source or resource that could affect their ability to provide fair and impartial information.