FAQs - Sharing Data (general)

These are frequently asked questions as relate to contributing data in LunaDNA

What kind of data can I share in LunaDNA?
LunaDNA currently accepts DNA files from 23andMe, AncestryDNA, MyHeritage and FamilyTree DNA, as well as LunaDNA-generated health surveys. We also accept el...
Wed, Sep 18, 2019 at 1:52 PM
What risks are involved in sharing my data with LunaDNA?
Please review our Consent Policy for details on risks associated with sharing your data with LunaDNA for health research. LunaDNA does everything possible t...
Wed, Oct 31, 2018 at 8:57 AM
Can I upload my family member's data?
Each individual needs a separate account with LunaDNA in order to share health and DNA data.  LunaDNA enables the creation of accounts for minors and wa...
Tue, Nov 24, 2020 at 10:12 AM
What type of control do I have over my data?
We believe your data should be in your control at all times. You control what data you share with LunaDNA for health research. You can delete some o...
Tue, Nov 24, 2020 at 10:16 AM
What surveys are available on LunaDNA?
LunaDNA has surveys on topics including family health history, individual health, medications, environment, lifestyle, and platform-related feedback.  T...
Tue, Nov 24, 2020 at 10:05 AM
How is data I share in LunaDNA used for research?
Any data you share in LunaDNA is de-identified, encrypted, and added to LunaDNA's secure database to support health discovery.  Your de-identified data...
Tue, Sep 10, 2019 at 12:22 PM
Why do you need to know my date of birth?
Your date of birth is used for three main things on the LunaDNA platform.  First, your date of birth is used to confirm you as the account owner on your...
Tue, Nov 24, 2020 at 10:19 AM
Why do you need to know my ethnicity?
Your ethnicity information is important to help ensure that the diversity of people all around the world is represented in research. Your ethnicity may affe...
Tue, Nov 24, 2020 at 10:35 AM