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DNA Groups - Permission from Donor

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DNA Groups - Permission from Donor

This page is for Y-DNA Donors to the Reeves DNA Project.   If you manage a DNA test kit on behalf of somebody else, please see page Permission from Manager/Proxy.

Background

Many of the same folks help out with both the Reeves DNA Project and the wiki at The Reeves Project (TRP). This works well, but does cause TRP one significant issue. The facilities for the Reeves DNA Project are provided by FamilyTree DNA (henceforth FtDNA) and as administrators there we have to abide by their Group Administrator Policy. This places various obligations on the Reeves DNA project admins, including maintaining the anonymity of DNA Donors beyond the DNA Project. This means the admins can't take the information you've shared with us and the others within the Reeves DNA Project at FtDNA and post it at The Reeves Project.

Now whilst we'd be the first to support confidentiality and security by default, the real value of a DNA project is only unlocked if the participating members are prepared to open up a little and share. And we do that sharing principally within TRP.

So we need you (as the DNA Donor) to opt-in and give explicit permission to The Reeves Project (TRP) to associate your name with your kit number (rather then simply use your initials which are deemed permissible to maintain your anonymity).

Giving Permission

As the DNA Donor, we ask that you send an e-mail with a subject line of DNA Donor Consent. In the body of that e-mail we need you to answer the following questions ...
(a) What is your FtDNA Kit Number?
(b) Are you the DNA Donor?
        If you have answered NO, you should probably be following the guidance for those managing a DNA test kit on behalf of somebody else.
(c) What is your full (legal) name?
(d) Do you give consent to TRP to name you as the Donor of the above FtDNA Kit?
(e) What name would you like TRP to show?
        (This does NOT need to be your full name. It should at be least your initials and surname. Your preferred given name plus surname would be best.)
(f) If you are already a TRP member, what is your TRP Membership ID?
(g) Was your most recent Reeves ancestor female?
        If you answer YES here, your results will be included in DNA Group XX.
(h) If Yes, what relation is your most recent female Reeves Ancestor to you?
        For example is she your Mother, Grandmother, GGM, &c, Aunt, Great Aunt &c. Additionally and purely optionally, please feel free to name her.

So we can cross check, it is important you send your email granting TRP permission from the e-mail address you have registered against your FtDNA Kit.
You should send your e-mail to DNA-Consent (at) TheReevesProject (dot) org    Please do NOT include any other information or use this e-mail address for any other correspondence concerning TRP.

If you wish you can copy the following text and paste it into your e-mail and then add your responses immediately below each question ...
(a) What is your FtDNA Kit Number?

(b) Are you the DNA Donor?

(c) What is your full (legal) name?

(d) Do you give consent to TRP to name you as the Donor of the above FtDNA Kit?

(e) What name would you like TRP to show?

(f) If you are already a TRP member, what is your TRP Membership ID

(g) Was your most recent Reeves ancestor female?

(h) If Yes, what relation is your most recent female Reeves Ancestor to you?
Using the subject line of DNA Donor Consent please send your email to DNA-Consent (at) TheReevesProject (dot) org
Contributors to this page: MartinB. .
Page last modified on Tuesday 07 of January, 2020 02:56:08 CST by MartinB..