Even sensitive data can be shared legally and ethically if researchers use informed consent, anonymisation and controlled access to data. When working with data researchers are expected to be aware of ethical standards and comply with relevant legislation such as data protection legislation and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

The UK Data Service provides guidance on legal and ethical issues.

Support from University of Salford

For advice and support on IP, please contact Blake Prime, the University Intellectual Property Manager
e: b.m.prime@salford.ac.uk
t: +44 (0) 161 295 2905