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Privacy Simplified

June 08, 2022
In the interest of clarity and transparency, 23andMe has made some improvements to its Privacy Policy pages. We’re really excited to share the details of the changes in the Privacy Statement in particular. We’ve simplified the language within our Privacy Statement, Terms of Service, and other legal documents with the goal of making them easier to understand and more accessible. 
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Going Deeper with 23andMe+ 

March 28, 2022
Starting this week, our premium membership service, 23andMe+, will be available widely to consumers in the UK and Canada who are interested in exploring a little deeper into what their DNA says about their health and ancestry.
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The 23andMe privacy team answers 10 common questions

December 06, 2021
Our commitment to transparency never ends, so we put together answers to several of the most commonly asked questions we receive about privacy at 23andMe.  You should read our Privacy...
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Making 23andMe More Inclusive for All Genders

September 01, 2021
23andMe now allows customers to distinguish between their sex assigned at birth and their gender. This allows all customers, but especially our transgender and/or non-binary customers, to have their gender accurately reflected in relevant product features.
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A Conversation About Privacy Protections at 23andMe

January 28, 2021
Editor’s note: Today is “Data Privacy Day” so we thought it was a good time for a chat with Jacquie Haggarty, who among other roles, is 23andMe’s Privacy Officer. Jacquie...
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23andMe Introduces Genetics Bingo Game to Help Families Connect Over the Holidays

November 18, 2020
The virtual game offers a fun way to learn about traits you may not know are genetically influencedIf you’re like us, you love to play games with your family over...
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23andMe Receives Data Security and Privacy Certifications

October 29, 2020
23andMe recently received two additional privacy certifications from third-party auditors, while successfully re-certifying an existing security certification.  ISO certifications are awarded after extensive audits by independent third-parties. An international standard-setting...
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At 23andMe It Starts with Privacy

August 26, 2020
Securing and protecting that data is paramount to 23andMe. We're committed to keeping our customers' trust and providing a secure place where they can explore their DNA, knowing their privacy is protected. That starts with giving our customers a choice in whether their data is shared. We also want our customers to clearly understand how their data might be used if they choose to share it, and by whom.
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Celebrating Pride Month, a Spotlight on Sex and Gender

June 26, 2020
Pride month is a time to celebrate the love that’s in all our DNA, regardless of someone’s sexual orientation or gender identity. But even though we are all 99.5 percent genetically identical, we still aren’t treated 100 percent equally. 23andme is doing its part to make sure employees and customers are treated equally no matter their sexual orientation or gender identity.
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Taking the Leap Into My DNA: Part I

November 28, 2019
Amanda, a mother of two, writes about jumping into DNA testing with 23andMe. She describes her motivations, the steps to take to give a sample and register her kit, as well as her considerations about privacy and consent.
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