PROTECTION OF YOUR GENETIC DATA
Your genetic information obtained as a result of the provision of the service by 24Genetics.com is subject to our Policy of Protection of Personal Data [to know such Policy of Protection of Personal Data. click here. In summary, as indicated in this Policy of Protection of Personal Data, 24Genetics.com ensures your right to store and consult your genetic and personal information in a confidential and secure manner. Regarding the genetic information of minors, only their parents if they exercise parental authority or, where appropriate, the guardian will have access to it. Minors will also have access if, upon reaching the age of majority, they request it and 24Genetics.com still has it. Genetic data. The laboratory hired by 24Genetics.com to process your saliva sample will analyze your DNA for the sole purpose of determining your genetic information. Neither said laboratory nor 24Genetics.com will search your saliva for any other agent, marker or biological or chemical component that is not your DNA. Also, said laboratory will not have access to any personal data of yours (including your name and surname) since the data will be submitted to a dissociation process. It will be a univocal KIT code that allows 24Genetics.com to link to your account as a client of 24Genetics.com the genetic data derived from your saliva sample. In any case, for greater security two (2) months after completing the requested analysis, the DNA and saliva remnants provided will be destroyed. Security. In compliance with the applicable regulations and the internal policies of 24Genetics.com, rigorous security measures will be used to prevent unauthorized access or unauthorized modification, transmission or destruction of your data. This security system includes regular audits of our systems and security measures. Confidentiality.. In compliance with the provisions of Spanish legislation regarding the protection of personal data and, in particular, in accordance with the provisions of the Organic Law 15 / 1999 for the Protection of Personal Data (hereinafter "LOPD") and the Royal Decree 1720 / 2007, of 21 of December, by which the Regulation of development of the LOPD is approved (hereinafter, the "LOPD Regulation"), 24Genetics.com informs you that the personal data you provide us will be used in a completely confidential and incorporated in the corresponding files owned by 24Genetics.com duly registered in the General Registry of the Spanish Agency for Data Protection (hereinafter, the "AEPD"), in order to properly provide the contracted service. Also, in compliance with the provisions of the LOPD Regulation, you are informed that you can exercise the rights of access, rectification, cancellation and opposition regarding your personal data contained in the files of 24Genetics.com by writing, proving your identity, and directed to 24Genetics.com. In the case of minors, their personal data and their genetic information will also be used in a confidential manner, prioritizing the child's interest in any case in accordance with the provisions of Organic Law 1 / 1996, of 15 of January, of Legal Protection of the Minor. For more information you can consult our Policy of Protection of Personal Data by clicking here. Research. Please, mark with a X the box you want: □ I expressly authorize 24Genetics.com to assign the anonymous data derived from the analysis of my DNA for as many studies, investigations and statistics as I deem necessary. □ I do not authorize 24Genetics.com to give up the anonymous data derived from the analysis of my DNA. In case you have marked the first box: You declare to know and accept that 24Genetics.com promotes the advance of scientific research and, consequently, you agree that 24Genetics.com carries out such investigations with your data under the following stipulations : - Data storage. You expressly authorize that your genetic and / or phenotypic information obtained after contracting the products and / or services of 24Genetics.com is stored anonymously in the databases of 24Genetics.com and that your own or authorized by 24Genetics.com Conduct research using the aforementioned databases. - Associated research. You expressly authorize 24Genetics.com to reach agreements, under the conditions it deems appropriate, with other organizations or people who carry out scientific research. For these purposes, you give your disinterested permission both to 24Genetics.com and any other organizations or individuals to carry out such investigations using the anonymous data collected by 24Genetics.com and may publish the results thereof. In no case will your identity be revealed or known by the organizations or people with whom 24Genetics.com reaches this type of agreements to promote scientific research in the biomedical / genetic field.
24Genetics.com understands that it is of great interest to help their clients access and understand their genetic information. However, this process of access and understanding of genetic information is complex and not free of risks. In this regard, you declare that you know and accept these possible risks. For merely illustrative purposes, below are several considerations that you must take into account and accept by means of this Consent granted before completing the contracting process of the 24Genetics.com service: Discovery of unexpected information. It is very likely that you get genetic information about yourself that you do not expect. This information of a genetic nature can cause situations of emotional stress and, in certain cases, could alter your life. In particular, you can discover things about yourself that might worry you. For example, that has a possibility higher than the average of a certain population segment to develop a certain condition, pathology or disease. In this sense, you have the right to revoke this Consent at any time upon written request (this right does not exempt you from the financial obligations assumed when contracting the service with 24Genetics.com). Minimum errors in the analyzes. Without prejudice to the provisions of the following paragraph, you are hereby informed that 24Genetics.com follows rigorous quality protocols in the DNA analysis process. However, an extremely small percentage (<0,05%) of the data generated during the process performed in the external laboratory of 24Genetics.com may be incorrect or not interpretable. Future genetic research. Future scientific research in genetic matters can alter -totally or partially- the interpretation of its DNA, since new genetic markers can be discovered in relation to the risk of suffering from various conditions, pathologies or diseases. Do not share your genetic data. The genetic data you share with third parties - whether from the service provided by 24Genetics.com or from other sources - could be used against your own interests. You are hereby informed that 24Genetics.com strongly recommends that you not share your genetic information with third parties (including family, friends, co-workers). Even in case you decide to share your genetic information with a health professional, you will run the risk that this information may become part of your medical history and, through this way, may end up being accessible in the future to third parties not desired (for example, companies providing health services or insurance companies). You state that even if you share minor genetic information or no apparent importance to the date it is shared, such information may be relevant in the future, when genetic research has advanced and new discoveries have been made (for example, the discovery of new genetic markers referred to the risk of suffering from various conditions, pathologies and diseases). In any case, you agree to: (i) take responsibility for the possible consequences derived from sharing with third parties access to your genetic data; and (ii) exempt and hold harmless 24Genetics.com, its employees, administrators, managers, contractors, subcontractors, collaborators, successors and assigns from any liability arising from: (A) the use or transmission of any information provided by you and / or obtained as a result of the service requested to 24Genetics.com; and (B) the transmission or use of your genetic information or other personal data provided in case you have provided such information to third parties - whether it is intentional or inadvertent access or by third parties for diagnosis or other purposes.