FAQs - About Ownership (Shares) in LunaDNA

This folder includes frequently asked questions relating to ownership of shares, dividends, and other similar topics.

How do I ensure that I receive my dividends?
LunaDNA’s intention will be to notify you via a notification in your dashboard and an email to your member email address with announcements regarding divide...
Tue, Nov 27, 2018 at 8:40 AM
How do I donate my dividends?
As we near our first disbursement date, LunaDNA will provide a simple tool to enable you to choose a charitable organization to which you may donate your di...
Tue, Nov 27, 2018 at 8:40 AM
Will all contracts brokered by LunaPBC generate revenue?
No, contracts with not-for-profit institutions will be at cost and therefore proceeds will not be distributed. 
Tue, Nov 27, 2018 at 8:40 AM
How often will dividends be paid?
Dividends will be paid on an annual basis (certain exceptions apply, please refer to the our SEC Form 1-A filing for details). 
Fri, Apr 26, 2019 at 9:17 AM
How are dividends calculated?
Dividend calculations are based on the percent of shares you have accumulated relative to the total number of shares accumulated by all LunaDNA members as o...
Tue, Nov 27, 2018 at 8:45 AM
Can I lose shares in LunaDNA?
Yes, shares in LunaDNA are based on a member’s willingness to consent to have their data used for research, a prerequisite to becoming a LunaDNA member, and...
Tue, Nov 27, 2018 at 8:47 AM
How soon after I remove consent or ask to remove some or all of my data will my data no longer be available for research?
LunaDNA will remove your data as quickly as possible and within a maximum of 30 days. During this time, your data will not be accessible for new searches or...
Tue, Nov 27, 2018 at 8:48 AM
What are "Reserved" shares?
Reserved shares are calculated for (1) members who have only contributed survey data without any additional files OR (2) for members who are not residents o...
Fri, Apr 26, 2019 at 9:20 AM
Can non-USA residents own shares in LunaDNA?
As a people-first company, we appreciate and accept data from everyone.  Everyone has something unique to contribute.  However, we can only offer shares in ...
Mon, Jun 10, 2019 at 9:52 AM
How valuable is my data?
Your data is most valuable when it is both enriched over time and when it is combined with data from millions of other people representing cultures across t...
Wed, Dec 5, 2018 at 9:23 AM