BillionToOne Privacy Policy

Last updated May 24, 2019


 BillionToOne respects your privacy and is committed to protecting it though compliance with this Pdrivacy Policy. This Policy describes how information about you may be collected, used and disclosed. Please review this Privacy Policy carefully.




How Information is Collected and Used

Your healthcare provider will facilitate the collection of a blood sample and will provide the sample and your information to BillionToOne for the purpose of providing laboratory testing services (the Service). BillionToOne will process your blood sample; DNA will be extracted from the submitted sample and sequenced. BillionToOne will store your genetic sequencing and related data as required by applicable laws and regulations. All sequence data may be used for regulatory compliance or healthcare operations, and de-identified for internal quality control, validation studies, and internal research and development purposes.

BillionToOne will retain your sample (blood and/or extracted DNA) only for the maximum duration permitted under applicable law or regulation, after which point it will be destroyed. Until such time that your sample is destroyed, BillionToOne may de-identify your sample and use or store it for regulatory compliance purposes; internal quality control; laboratory validation studies; or internal research and development.

BillionToOne will not sell your information, sample, genetic data or results. 

We may use your information to contact you for quality assurance purposes. You can opt out of such contact by notifying the healthcare provider who ordered your test or by contacting us directly at support@billiontoone.com.

How Information is Shared

This section describes the circumstances under which we may share your information with third parties.  

To provide the Services.

For research, development, and analytics.

For BillionToOne’s purposes.

For security or legal purposes.

We may also disclose your information under the following circumstances:

How We Protect Your Information

BillionToOne takes reasonable and appropriate measures to protect your information from accidental, unlawful or unauthorized destruction, loss, alteration, access, disclosure or use. BillionToOne implements certain physical, administrative, and technical safeguards that are designed to protect the integrity and security of your information. BillionToOne personnel may access and use information only if they are authorized to do so and only for the purpose for which they are authorized.

We cannot however guarantee that information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by a breach of any of our physical, technical, or administrative safeguards. You agree that BillionToOne is not liable for the unauthorized release of your information, unless such release was the result of gross negligence or willful misconduct on the part of BillionToOne.

BillionToOne complies with the applicable requirements of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, as amended (“HIPAA”) to maintain the privacy and security of your information. If a breach occurs that may have compromised the privacy or security of your information, we intend to comply with all federal and state reporting requirements.  

Changes To Our Privacy Policy

At our sole discretion, we may make changes to this Privacy Policy at any time. When changes are made, we will post an updated Privacy Policy on our website. The changes will apply to all information we have about you. All changes are effective immediately upon posting; the date the Privacy Policy was last revised is identified at the top of the page.

Questions and Comments

BillionToOne commits to resolve questions and comments about your privacy and our collection and use of your information. Individuals with inquiries or comments should contact BillionToOne at support@billiontoone.com.