Privacy Policy of opensnp.org

This Application collects some Personal Data from its Users.

Personal Data collected for the following purposes and using the following services:

    • Contacting the User

      • Mailing List or Newsletter

        Personal Data: Cookies and email address

    • Content commenting

      • Comment system managed directly

        Personal Data: Cookies and username

    • Registration and authentication

      • Direct registration

        Personal Data: email address, password and username

Further information about Personal Data

    • Genetic Information

      Genetic Information in the context of openSNP refers to genotype information for Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Single-nucleotide_polymorphism) as are tested by Direct-To-Consumer genetic testing companies.

      Users can upload their genetic information to openSNP.org. The data will be released on openSNP.org under Creative Commons Zero (http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/) and is publicly available for everyone to download.

      The genetic information will be publicly associated with the username and phenotypic information the user has provided about her/himself.

    • Phenotypic Information

      Phenotypic information are observable traits one features and can include – but are not limited to – morphological traits (height, eye/hair colour etc.), biochemical/biophysical properties (blood type, blood pressure etc.) or clinical information (absence/presence of diseases).

      Users can upload phenotypic information to openSNP.org. The data will be released on openSNP.org under Creative Commons Zero (http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/) and is publicly available for everyone to download.

      The phenotypic information will be publicly associated with the username and genetic information the user has provided about her/himself.

Contact information

    • Data owner

      Bastian Greshake – Hafeninsel 19 – 63067 Offenbach am Main (Germany), [email protected]