Data collection updating plan
In cases where it is necessary to include personal identification numbers in the data, there must be clear rules about who can process such confidential material.
When data contain personal data, the Finnish Personal Data Act requires that researchers completes a description of the file.
Data archives specify access rights to archived data.
Official documents are generally freely accessible to researchers.
A data management plan describes how research data are collected or created, how data are used and stored during research and how made accessible for others after the research has been completed.If there are copyright issues involved, the owner of the copyright determines how the data can be used.