Report: #875069

Complaint Review: ConnectMyDNA

  • Submitted: Fri, April 27, 2012
  • Updated: Mon, April 30, 2012
  • Reported By: jester2055 — Santa Rosa California United States of America
  • ConnectMyDNA

    United States of America

ConnectMyDNA Connect My DNA TOTAL SCAM, Internet

*UPDATE Employee: ConnectMyDNA Clarification Points

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This RIP OFF was offered on Living Social for 29.95. They claim to test your DNA and tell you the top ten countries that you are connected to by comparing your results to a database of samples taken around the world. 

My husband can trace his ancestry back 300 years to the same small village in Nigeria, yet the results for our son show his top ten countries ALL located in South America! I am a second generation American from Ireland and I can trace my entire family lineage back over 200 years, yet not one of the top ten of my child's matched Ireland?

TOTAL SCAM as well as failing to inform the user that they are using CODIS thereby giving your DNA to the FBI!
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#1 UPDATE Employee

ConnectMyDNA Clarification Points

AUTHOR: ConnectMyDNA - (United States of America)

Thank you for your comment about ConnectMyDNA.  We do however want to offer some clarification on what you have expressed here in your comments.

ConnectMyDNA is NOT an ancestry test.  Comparing your personal results to what you currently know and understand about your ancestry and lineage is where the misunderstanding lies.  ConnectMyDNA is not  about ancestry and family lineage, its about comparing your DNA markers (13 Loci) to the same markers of populations in different parts of the globe.

They do not represent or indicate what you look like, your height, the color of your skin or your eyes, how tall or short you are or anything to do with where your family heritage lies.

ConnectMyDNA uses principles based on the Hardy Weinberg Equation when providing information about the population groups you share the most similarity to from a statistical standpoint. Since the markers used to generate your unique DNA profile are weakly affiliated with ancestry, your connection will likely not match your expectations in terms of ancestry. 

As far as sharing of ANY information related to your personal results, the DNA data generated in the test is used only to generate the report provided to the client and is purged from the system once the testing is completed and the report released. The DNA information is not submitted or sold to any company or organization.

We hope this information is useful in understanding more about what ConnectMyDNA provides.
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