When generating, reusing, processing, storing and publishing data ethical and legal principles and regulations ought to be considered, which frequently require specific management of research data:
Processing of personal data ought to be in compliance with privacy protection regulations. As such e.g. a formal consent by the data subject as well as an anonymization or access restriction of any published data may be required.
The research project and its data are copyrighted material. Reuse of research data must be in compliance with copyright law. In this context specific requirements by educational institutions may apply on the publication of research data.
Questions concerning data privacy and copyright law need to be answered on an individual basis and sometimes require profound legal assessments. Please consult with us for specific advice.