This website is a free information resource about your DNA and genetic information. Your DNA can be used to identify you and your relatives. It also contains some personal information about your health and that of your family.
This website is about your rights. This includes:
- Your right to privacy, and when police and governments can override this
- Your rights as a consumer, if you buy a genetic test
- The rights you have if you agree to take part in human genetic research
This information resource will grow over time.
Find out how your DNA and genetic information can be collected and used.
Commercial DNA tests
What are your rights if you take a commercial ancestry, health or paternity test?
Medicine and Research
What rights do you have if your DNA is collected for a medical genetic test or a research project?
Police and immigration
Find out how DNA can be used by police and immigration services.
Could your genetic information be included in your passport or ID card in the future?
Universal DNA databases
Could whole populations have their DNA collected?