How does Edudate work?

Terms and Conditions


1. Submit the free or priority sign up form on the homepage.

2. Visit the free date search page or the priority date search page.

3. Download the searchable database. Identify some daters you would like to have a date with and submit some date requests. The four digit unique code on the left hand side of the database is that persons code, eg. 1001. 

4. After you have made your date requests, we will forward the request onto that member directly. It's at this point your SKYPE ID or phone number will be shared with them and then they have the choice whether to contact you.

You will "add" your date on SKYPE (or on whatsapp if their SKYPE ID isn't provided). At the assigned time, you will call your date.

Date Rules:

Do not give out your name (unless you want to) – address each other by your unique code “eg. Hello H23”

Do not arrange or imply you would like to arrange a second date

Time limit – 20 minutes (unless face to face) - One or both of you need to time the date during the video call and be quite strict about it. At the end of the 20 minutes, hang up, even if you don’t want to!

Very important - No contact after your date at all - again, if anyone breaks this rule, please block and report to us with a screenshot! 

6. By 12 midnight on date day, after you have completed your date, let us know if it was a match or not by submitting the form here.

7. We will email you both if it's a match. 

If it doesn't work out and you don't match, fear not, you can join Edudate priority for just £6 a month to get more dates!











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When you sign up to Edudate, you agree to our terms and conditions here. Please read carefully.

Terms and Conditions:​

  • Your SKYPE ID may be shared with a prospective match. If your SKYPE ID is invalid or your date is struggling to contact you, we may then share your phone number. If only one party has a SKYPE ID, then a phone number may also be shared. 

  • If a successful match is made, we will email you both mutually to confirm the match. If no match is made, we will also let you know individually.

  • Edudate reserves the right to remove you from the Edudate database at any point. If you break the Edudate rules, you could be removed completely. Users should report any breaches of rules via direct message to @edudateofficial on twitter or via the contact form on this website.

  • By signing up to Edudate, you confirm that you are teacher and/or work in education. When you sign up, we may ask for further verification of your account. Verification may mean a request for a photo copy of your institution ID.

  • We anonymise all data shared between our members. We have taken steps to ensure this data is effectively anonymised, including consultation with the ICO. Anonymisation of data will be regularly reviewed  This is to protect the personal information/identity of all parties. All data shared within the members area is anonymised. Only those within the members area can access the anonymised data. Sharing of the anonymised data beyond the members area is prohibited. No names, emails, phone numbers, SKYPE IDs will be shared. Individual locations have been further anonymised. You can only contact members using the Free and Priority lists through contacting Edudate. You can opt to remove yourself from the database at any point by contacting us on the website.

  • Any contact made between, during or after your date(s) is not Edudates responsibility. The Edudate rules are there to protect you and others. Use the block function whenever you wish and do report any specific problems you have (and screenshot any Edudate rule violations). Any data you send to us you do so at your own discretion - twitter, facebook and other social media sites have their own encryption policies and safeguards. We take all enhanced precautions to protect all our social media accounts and will publish protective steps we take regularly.

  • Edudate FREE - If you have already taken part in an Edudate event at any point or been offered the opportunity to do so, then we can't guarantee a "free" date. Edudate PRIORITY - we guarantee a minimum of 9 new dates every 3 months arranged on dates to suit the priority member. There is a 3 month minimum term for Edudate Priority - This does not apply to current priority members. It applies to new Priority sign ups from 1st of April 2021 onwards. After signing up for Edudate Priority, it takes up 24 hours for you to gain access to the Priority Members Area.

  • Any face to face dates should follow current COVID-19 restrictions. If you prefer a face to face date but your date prefers video or text, video/text will take precedence. 

  • We may contact you at any time through email, social media or by text to provide you Edudate information or alert you to future edudate events. You can opt out of this at any time by contacting us via the website contact form. Your phone number and other information will never be shared with third parties and will be stored securely "offline". You can contact us to remove your data from file at any point. We will hold all data for 24 months before it is removed from the database/destroyed.

  • GDPR Policy: We will process all personal data fairly and lawfully / We will only process personal data for specified and lawful purposes / We will endeavour to hold relevant and accurate personal data, and where practical, we will keep it up to date / we will not keep personal data for longer than is necessary and will delete any personal data on request, including any information sent via social media channels / We will keep all personal data secure / we are and will continue to look at ways of improving our systems and procedures to better comply with GDPR best practice. Encryption: We understand that encryption can be an appropriate technical measure to ensure that we process personal data securely / Sharing the contents of a direct message on twitter without permission could break twitter privacy policy here

  • If you are a teacher who uses Edudate and/or other online dating platforms and need any help/support, please contact us directly through DM so we can try and help/support/signpost. Please see organisations like The Safe Space UK, The Woman's Trust or Solace Women's Aid. 

  • Cancellation - email to cancel your subscription.