dna testing security


DNA testing is a process that can be used to identify an individual by their genetic information. DNA testing is done by extracting and analyzing the DNA of an individual. The DNA is then compared to other samples in order to find a match.

The privacy of DNA testing has been debated for years, but it has become more prevalent in recent years due to the rise of genetic genealogy and the use of DNA testing kits.

Privacy concerns regarding DNA testing are not new, but they have become more prevalent in recent years due to the rise of genetic genealogy and the use of DNA testing kits. In fact, there is no law regarding the collection or storage of DNA samples. This means that individuals do not know what type of data will be stored about them, how long this information will stay on file, who else may access this information, or whether any of this information will be shared with third parties.

Individuals should always be aware of what kind of information is collected from them when taking a test kit home. If you do not want your DNA samples tested, you should not take the test kit home. Individuals should also understand what types of tests are being run on the sample. For example, if you are looking at family history, you might just be seeing a list of your relatives’ names. However, if you are looking into ancestry, you might see a much longer list including people from around the world.

If an individual wants to learn more about his/her DNA profile, they should contact the company that performed the test and ask questions. These companies are required by law to provide certain information about the process, such as the number of times the sample was analyzed, the length of time the sample was kept, and which databases were searched.

Individuals should also be informed of the limitations of using these databases. It is important to remember that even though someone may look like a relative through the database, this does not mean that they actually are related. Even if two people share a common ancestor, they still could not be considered to be related.

What is the difference between Ancestry Tests and DNA Relationship Tests?

It should be noted the DNA relationship testing services we provide with our partner DNA testing labs do not share or sell our client’s personal information. DNA samples remain on file for 30 days and are discarded afterward. A copy of your results will be archived and kept on file.  Learn more about our privacy policy here.

Please keep in mind Ancestry DNA testing is a different type of DNA testing than paternity testing, sibling DNA testing and grandparent DNA testing etc. The DNA services we provide are performed by AABB accredited DNA parentage lab. What the this basically means that you can performed legally admissible test that can be used in court or for immigration purposes.

Other forms of genetic tests such as AncestryDNA and 23andMe and DNA Health tests currently cannot be used for any legal purpose. Companies that offer these services have no oversight to regulate their processes from organizations like the AABB and CLIA that accredit the labs that perform tests for our clients.

  • DNA test kits

IDTO offers Home DNA test kits that can be purchased online or by phone. The type of Home Genetic Tests we provide is paternity testing, maternity testing, sibling DNA testing, and Grandparent DNA testing just to name a few. It should be noted that Home DNA test kits cannot be purchased if you are a New York State resident according to the New York State Department of Health guidelines. Therefore, the only type of relationship testing that can be performed is DNA tests for legal purposes. In addition, NYS residents will also be required to provide one of the documents to remain compliant with NYS DNA testing guidelines.

1. Acquire a court order.

2. Acquire a prescription referral from NYS licensed doctor

3. Or, Acquire a letter from NYS licensed Attorney requesting a DNA test for all parties involved with your DNA test.

If you would like to order your DNA test kit today please call 646-383-9778 to get started.