Responsible scientific data sharing practices promote both effective data stewardship and protection of human research participant privacy. Learn about how to protect the privacy of human research participants when sharing data under NIH policies.
Principles and Best Practices for Protecting Participant Privacy
This page provides a set of principles and best practices for creating a robust framework for protecting the privacy of research participants when sharing data under the NIH Policy for Data Management and Sharing (DMS).
Designating Scientific Data for Controlled Access
This page offers guidance for considering whether to add another layer of protection to datasets by sharing data through controlled access repositories.
Considerations for Obtaining Informed Consent
Get resources and template language on obtaining informed consent for secondary research with data and biospecimens and for genomic research activities.