Genetic Lifehacks Membership:

  • Privacy and security of your genetic data are the first prioritynothing is uploaded or stored on Genetic Lifehacks
  • View YOUR genetic data in all articles
  • Use your raw data from 23andMe or AncestryDNA*
  • Access to the Member’s Only articles and sections
  • Topic Summary Reports visually sum up the articles important to you, saving you time and pointing to things you wouldn’t have thought of
  • Ad-free, bias-free articles based on quality research studies
  • Member’s newsletter each week with new articles and latest research

Membership Plans:

Monthly Plan:

$6.99 /mo.

  • Supports and keeps Genetic Lifehacks ad-free
  • Full membership benefits (below)
  • Automatic monthly payment
  • Cancel anytime

Annual:

$39/year
(only $3.25/mo!)

  • Supports and keeps Genetic Lifehacks ad-free
  • Full membership benefits (below)
  • Automatic annual payment
  • Cancel anytime

Membership Benefits:

Privacy First & Ad Free!

  • Interactive reports are rendered in your browser. Your genetic data is not transmitted over the internet! 
  • No ads tracking your every page view, and no sales pitches 
  • User data is not being sold, and your genetic data remains YOURS. Your data stays on your own computer. (Why is this so very important?)

Topic Summary Reports, View your data in articles

  • Topic summary reports show your genetic data
  • Easily see the articles relevant to you
  • See your genetic data right in most articles. No more looking up rs ids! 

Member’s Only Content

  • The latest research, curated and explained
  • Genetic variants covered by major genetic testing companies
  • Focused on high quality research which has been replicated
  • Member’s weekly newsletter featuring new content, research

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q. How does Genetic Lifehacks keep my data more secure than other companies?

A. Genetic Lifehacks reports and enhanced article features are all created ‘browser side’. Your data stays only on your computer, viewed only by you, not stored online. 

On other genetics websites, you have to upload your data to be stored on their server and allow the company to save, use, and view your genetic data. While it is convenient, there is a risk to personal data each and every time a file is uploaded for storage on the internet. 

All genetics companies say that they care about your privacy. But when you read through their policies, you will often get a different picture. Many companies are compiling genetic data plus personal and medical/lab information as an asset to be sold when the company gets bought out by a tech giant. 

Q. How are the topics reports created if I’m not uploading my data?

A. Each time you log in as a member, you can select your raw genetic data file. 

The data is read into a temp file in your browser, sorting out your genotypes and showing your information in the reports and the enhanced articles. Nothing is transmitted across the internet – these actions all happen privately on your own computer. 

Our goal at Genetic Lifehacks’ is to protect your privacy. In other words, you control your data (literally) and don’t rely on an online server for its protection.

Please only use the online reports on a trusted home computer. Don’t load your data onto a public computer.

Q. Why a membership model instead of just selling ads?

A. Advertising is an effective way to support websites and keep the content free.  But advertisers track users from website to website, building a detailed profile of everything the user looks at and interacts with. 

When it comes to genetic data and private health issues, the last thing you want is to be tracked and profiled. Sponsorship from members keeps Genetic Lifehacks free of ads and financial bias.

*Q. Which file types and browsers are supported?

The topics summary reports and interactive features for members work well with most modern browsers, such as Chrome, Brave, Safari, and Firefox.

Unfortunately, the reports will not work with Internet Explorer.

Currently, 23andMe and AncestryDNA .txt files work for the summary reports.

Other data files in a similar format, such as from tellmeGen or 24genetics, should also work. You are welcome to contact us with specific questions. The SNPs in each article indicate whether it is available on 23andMe versions 4 or 5 or on AncestryDNA v.2 data. Most of the SNPs listed for 23andMe v4 are also found in the version 3 data.

The MyHeritage file type also works, but some of the versions don’t match up all that well to the articles on Genetic Lifehacks.

Q. What are the member’s only articles like?

The member’s only articles are similar in format to the free articles, but offer expanded topics and the most up-to-date research. 

Membership also gives you access to see your genetic data right in the articles for all of the member’s only articles and most of the free articles.

Questions? 

Feel free to Contact Us with any questions before signing up. 

Our goal is to have completely happy members who receive a solid benefit from their membership!
If you aren’t happy with your membership, contact us within 2-weeks for a refund.