For the scientific study, Mitochondrial DNA Full Genomic Sequence test results and your answers to the participation survey are used.

However, after your results are included in a study and uploaded to the NCBI Genbank database, they may be linked to mtDNA Community and any additional information about your ancestry should you take part in that site.

Ethics Alert: Only the actual person tested may contribute their DNA test results to scientific research.

Contact: This service is provided as is. Family Tree DNA customer service staff do not provide support for it. They will not be available to answer questions.

Disclaimer: Further more, in no event shall the staff and/or consultants of Family Tree DNA or Gene by Gene, Ltd., be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, or consequential damages (including, but not limited to, procurement of substitute goods or services; loss of use, data, or profits; or business interruption) however caused and on any theory of liability, whether or not in contract, strict liability, or tort (including negligence or otherwise) arising in any way out of the use of your results on the mtDNA Community website. You decision to disclose your personal genomic information and all consequences of it are strictly yours.