Family Tree DNA does not provide personal information to scientific research teams with your results beyond your answers in the participation survey.
However, it may be possible once your results are in the NCBI Genbank database for others to make a connection between your results there, your Family Tree DNA kit number displayed on group project webpages, your results in the mtDNA Community site, and additional information on third party sites.
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, 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 in contract, strict liability, or tort (including negligence or otherwise) arising in any way out of the use of your complete mtDNA sequence in scientific studies. You decision to disclose your personal genomic information and all consequences of it are strictly yours.