On May 18th, we updated our Privacy Statement in response to the new EU data protection laws.

Grau Y-DNA Project Privacy Statement

The Grau Y-DNA Project prioritizes protecting your privacy and 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 relevant to meeting the published goals of our Project and which has been made available to us by DNA testing companies in the same format as they make it available to you or which you have given us direct by e-mail or by post.  We hold this data indefinitely or until you request its deletion and publish anonymized data approximately once per month on our Project website https://www.graudnaproject.com) where you may see its current status. You may also request a more updated version directly from the Project Administrator.

We will be pleased to correct any errors you bring to our attention in your personal data. At your request, we will promptly remove your data from our project files at any time. However, we cannot retrieve previously posted data in the public domain.

In our administration of this project, we endeavor to comply with the most recent guidance issued by ISOGG (https://isogg.org/wiki/ISOGG_Project_Administrator_Guidelines) and by FTDNA (https://www.familytreedna.com/learn/project- administration/gap-guidelines-ftdna-projects/).

We endeavor to respond promptly to any queries or complaints you may make about our handling of your personal data for this Project. However, you should know that some of your concerns may be better forwarded directly to the testing company, FTDNA.

Tom Hutchison
Volunteer Grau Y-DNA Project Administrator

Family Tree DNA projects are run by volunteer administrators who work on their projects in their own free time.

Project administrators do not receive any payments or incentives from Family Tree DNA.

Latest News

Friday, July 08, 2011
It has been a while since I posted any new information about the Grau DNA Project. I am so involved with other DNA Projects the Grau Project tends to take a back seat because of the lack of interest by Grau researchers.
Friday, February 20, 2009
The Grau Message Board at Rootsweb is another available tool for researching your Grau Family. This is the link for the Grau Message Board at Rootsweb.
Saturday, December 20, 2008
This DNA Project was established in December 2008. Grau Participants wanted! Already tested with FTDNA, Ancestry, Relative Genetics, or another company? Contact us to join the project.