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3. Data Usage Agreement

Through a Data Usage Agreement research data (such as measurement or statistical data from surveys) can be transmitted to other institutions and enterprises, which may use this data as basis for their own research. On the other hand, Freie Universität Berlin might also have interest in real life data as groundwork for its internal research activities. It is advised to close a Data Usage Agreement prior to any transmission or reception of data.

Necessary information for a draft:

  • name and contact details of research partner
  • information on the quality and quantity of the transmitted data
  • (short) description of the authorized research

Data Usage Agreements can be issued both in German and English.

For detailed information click here (available only through Intranet) Contact: Team of Legal Affairs in Research & Transfer
  • For inquiries and questions regarding data protection law, please contact Office of the General Counsel or Chief Data Protection Officer.