Effective date: May 1, 2018
When you share information with us, by contacting us through the Contact Form or by placing an order, we use that information to track DNA kit and follow up on your DNA results
Your privacy matters to DNA to Z so whether you are new to DNA to Z or a long-time customer, please do take the time to get to know our practices – and if you have any questions contact us.
Information we collect
Information you give us like your name, email address, telephone number or credit card to store with your account.
Information we provide to you such as the DNA kit type, registration number and the DNA test results as issued by the lab.
Note that you can use a different name than yours to protect the privacy of your DNA test results.
Your DNA test results are not kept online.
Your personal data and DNA results will be kept in our system for 3 months only.
You are responsible for your own DNA data after we issue the test results.
Information we share
We use other companies to help us provide the Services to you. As a result, these partner companies will have some of your information in their systems. Our partners are subject to contractual obligations governing data security and confidentiality consistent with this Privacy Statement and applicable laws.
These processing partners include our:
DNA test shipping providers;
Cloud services infrastructure providers;
Biological sample storage facilities;
Vendors that assist us in marketing; analytics, and fraud prevention.
Cookies and similar technologies
We have not installed cookies on our site. However, our partners such as Google and Bing use various technologies to collect and store information when you visit a DNA to Z web site, and this may include using cookies or similar technologies to identify your browser or device. We also use these technologies to collect and store information when you interact with services we offer to our partners, such as advertising services or DNA to Z features that may appear on other sites.
Information the they collect when you are signed in to DNA to Z are treated it as personal information.
DNA to Z processes personal information on our servers in many countries around the world. We may process your personal information on a server located outside the country where you live.
Transparency and choice
You may also set your browser to block all cookies, including cookies associated with our partners.
We do not keep your data online.
You can also order the test under a different name to protect your identity.
In case you make your DNA data available to your healthcare providers then you can participate in a secure DNA Block Chain program.
Information we share
We do not share personal information with companies, organizations and individuals outside of DNA to Z unless one of the following circumstances applies:
With your consent
We will share personal information with companies, organizations or individuals outside of DNA to Z when we have your consent to do so. We require opt-in consent for the sharing of any sensitive personal information.
For external processing
For legal reasons
We will share personal information with companies, organizations or individuals outside of DNA to Z if we have a good-faith belief that access, use, preservation or disclosure of the information is reasonably necessary to:
meet any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request.
enforce applicable Terms of Service, including investigation of potential violations.
detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues.
protect against harm to the rights, property or safety of DNA to Z, our users or the public as required or permitted by law.
We may share non-personally identifiable information publicly and with our partners – like publishers, advertisers or connected sites. For example, we may share information publicly to show trends about the general use of our services.
We work hard to protect DNA to Z and our users from unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of information we hold. In particular:
We review our information collection, storage and processing practices, including physical security measures, to guard against unauthorized access to systems.
We restrict access to personal information to DNA to Z employees, contractors and agents who need to know that information in order to process it for us, and who are subject to strict contractual confidentiality obligations and may be disciplined or terminated if they fail to meet these obligations.