//Tag: FTDNA

mtDNA H & HV Project – Weekly Update 5 July 2018

I am going to keep things short this week, because I think the one topic I am covering is really important for us to understand. I am looking at the country of origin data for the project. This shows one of the limitations of the project and the FTDNA matching database.

2018-07-06T11:26:02+00:00July 5th, 2018|Categories: H & HV News|Tags: , |

Announcement FTDNA Admin GDPR 2: Group Project Updates about the General Data Protection Regulations

Family Tree DNA sent the following information out to project administrators on the 15th. One of the most important changes that is being folded in with the GDPR updates is that new project members will have to change the default setting after they join a project to allow the project administrator to impersonate into their kit. This is important for doing things like downloading the CSV file of BIG Y500 STR results.

2018-05-19T11:12:56+00:00May 15th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Announcement FTDNA Admin GDPR 1: Updates to Account Settings

Family Tree DNA sent this message out to project administrators and co-administrators on April 9th. Once they finish their site updates, I will go over them as tutorials. I deeply believe that it is important for those who take part in group projects to understand both what project administrators can and cannot see as part of project access to their accounts.

2018-05-19T04:15:19+00:00April 9th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Family Tree DNA – Friends & Family Sale (OK, we all know it is the Sizzling Summer Sale.)

It is time again for Family Tree DNA's mid-summer sale.  This year the sale runs from August 1st through August 31st. That gives us plenty of time to fire up our genealogy software and fire off emails and phone calls to our cousins.

2017-08-01T20:01:06+00:00August 1st, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , |

FTDNA Settings – Sharing mtDNA Coding Region Results with Group Administrators

Family Tree DNA allows you to set if you wish to share your mtDNA Coding Region results with group project administrators. You set it per project. To share, follow these steps...

2017-03-21T19:20:43+00:00July 9th, 2013|Categories: HOWTOs|Tags: , , , |