Service Center Research Data Management

Legal Aspects

There are legal requirements in all phases of the research data lifecycle so it is important to establish what they are before the project starts.

The main legal aspects that need to be considered are:

  • Who does the research data collected during the research belong to and who is allowed to use it?
  • How should you handle personal data collected during research?

The German Copyright Act (Urheberrechtsgesetz) and the various data protection laws are the best place to find answers to these questions. This page provides a summary of the most important questions and answers on these two points.

Service Center Research Data Management

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Copyright and Usage Rights

Everything you need to know about who research data belongs to and who is allowed to use it.

Data Protection

Handling of Personal Data | Ethical Issues

Copyright and Usage Rights

Copyright & Patent Law | Research Contracts & Usage Agreements

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