BAKER Surname DNA Project Privacy Statement

As Administrator and Co-Administrator of the BAKER Surname DNA Project, we give priority to protecting your privacy and to the confidentiality of your personal data. In particular we will not publish your name, e-mail address or other contact details, or share this information with any other project member, person, or organization without your specific written approval.

The only personal data we hold is that relevant to meeting the published goals of our Project, and which has been made available to us by Family Tree DNA, in the same format as they make it available to you, or which you have directly given us by e-mail or by post.

We hold this data indefinitely or until you request its deletion. We publish anonymized data on our FTDNA Project website listed at and

At your request, at any time, we will promptly remove your data from our project chart and files. However we cannot retrieve data that has previously been posted in the public domain.

In our volunteer administration of this project we endeavor to comply with the most recent guidance issued by ISOGG ( and by FTDNA (, and with the Genetic Genealogy Standards (

We endeavor to respond promptly to any queries or complaints you may make about our handling of your personal data for this BAKER DNA Project.

Europe Union countries GDPR members however should be aware that your concerns may be better forwarded direct to FamilyTreeDNA testing company in Houston, Texas.

This privacy statement may be updated at any time by the BAKER DNA project group Administrators.

Thank you.

May 25, 2018