23andMe is an online personal genomics and social networking website that is selling product related to DNA testing and upload the result on website to find your paternal ancestry. The website provides option to create or edit account information, upload your DNA result on the website, share or compare genetic similarities between you and your families and DNA relative finder. We have received request from various website users that they would like to delete their account. On those request various reasons for deleting account are mentioned but currently we are sharing the topmost reasons which users have mentioned in those requests. The first reason for users to delete their account was the customer support provided by the website. Many users has reported that they found difficulty in contacting the customer support and getting response back of their query which is quite frustrating for them hence they are deleting account. The second reason for users to delete account was irritating the customer while collecting the sample. Many users reported that company didn’t analyze the DNA in one go they sent replacement kit again and again to collect data which frustrate user to they would like to delete account.
If you are deleting your account just because of their newsletter or mail you can either mark the mail as spam by clicking on spam button given at top of your mail button or unsubscribe the mail by clicking unsubscribe link given at the bottom of the mail. If your reasons are other then I will guide you step by step method on how to delete your account from 23andMe database.
A Little Bit about Company
23andMe company was founded by Anne Wojcicki, Linda Avey, Paul Cusenza in April 2006 and currently it is one of the best online website for personal genomics that can be accessed worldwide. As per source currently there are more than 5 million users registered with the website.
How to Delete 23andMe Account
Currently there is only one way to delete your account from 23andMe which is by asking customer care service politely:-
Delete your Account through Email
- Open your email account that is registered with the website.
- Now compose a email and enter the email address privacy@23andMe.com
- On Subject Type “REQUEST TO DELETE MY ACCOUNT”
- Now write an email regarding deleting your account sample given here and send the mail to the support team.
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