FAQs - Privacy & Security

Frequently asked questions about privacy and security.

What is direct research and how can I be invited to participate?
It is extremely valuable for researchers to engage people directly in their studies. Some reasons they may do this include: to ask you for more health infor...
Fri, Oct 5, 2018 at 11:03 AM
How is my data kept secure and private?
Your privacy and security are extremely important to us. We use industry best practices to protect your data and your anonymity. Members’ information is...
Mon, Jun 27, 2022 at 8:15 AM
Will my data ever be made public or shared with third parties?
Your data will not be made public by us. Ever. Only research organizations that have an approved contract with LunaPBC, will be able to access your de-ident...
Wed, Oct 31, 2018 at 8:35 AM
If I choose to share my DNA file, I’m ultimately sharing my families DNA as well. How can I ensure their identity is also protected?
It is a core pillar of LunaDNA to protect the privacy and anonymity of our members. We will never share personal information without an individual’s explici...
Wed, Oct 31, 2018 at 8:27 AM
Why do I have to consent to share my data?
Before sharing your data, it is important that you understand what research is being done, that your participation is voluntary, and any risks and benefits ...
Wed, Oct 31, 2018 at 8:34 AM