Data Contract Condition Language for:
The Russian Longitudinal Monitoring Survey-Higher School of Economics (RLMS-HSE)

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October 2, 2014, 12:33 pm

Data Use

No redistribution of data

B. The researcher must attest that he/she will not disseminate the RLMS-HSE confidential data to anyone not listed as a member of his/her research team and, if applicable, included in his/her IRB application. These persons must be at the same institution. Under no terms can data be shared with scholars at other institutions without their also following similar procedures. In other words, sharing is allowed only at the institution whose human protections form and signature are provided by the applicant researcher(s).

Stick to original research plan

A. The researcher will use confidential data only for the purposes he/she outlines in document 1 referred to in G., below.

Inspections & Penalties

Penalty

In signing a Data-Use Agreement, the researcher acknowledges that a violation of its terms may result in his/her becoming subject to punitive legal action.

Publication

Cite/acknowledge data

I. The researcher will use the following acknowledgement in all publications resulting from use of the RLMS-HSE data: "We thank the Russia Longitudinal Monitoring survey, RLMS-HSE, conducted by the National Research University Higher School of Economics and ZAO "Demoscope" together with Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the Institute of Sociology RAS for making these data available." (RLMS-HSE sites:
http://www.cpc.unc.edu/projects/rlms-hse, http://www.hse.ru/org/hse/rlms)

Disclaimer language

F. The researcher will not make any statement indicating or suggesting that interpretations drawn are those of the RLMS-HSE or the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

F. The researcher will not make any statement indicating or suggesting that interpretations drawn are those of the RLMS-HSE or the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Security

Security plan incorporated by reference

D. The researcher affirms that he/she has the capacity to restrict access to confidential data. Such capacity may include features of a computer operating system, software that removes electronic images of data from physical storage devices, locking cabinets in which to store the disks on which confidential data, including back-up copies, are written, and the training of personnel who will handle confidential data.

E. The researcher will use the restrictive measures - such as those listed in D., above - to which he/she has access in safeguarding RLMS-HSE confidential data.

Work location defined

C. The researcher will use confidential data only on the premises of the department or institute whose chair or director has signed this agreement.

Extras Administration

Expiration: When Finished

J. The researcher will destroy all downloaded data upon completion of the undertaken research described in document 1, above. . . . The data will be available to the researcher for download on the web until the researcher's IRB
approval expires or until the next round of RLMS-HSE data is ready to be made available on the web, whichever occurs first.

IRB required

Scholars wishing to use the restricted data must submit a plan to their IRB that handles confidentiality and human subjects' protection for their local institution. A signed formal
agreement from the IRB, detailed in article G below, must be received by the RLMS-HSE team.

Return/destroy media

J. The researcher will destroy all downloaded data upon completion of the undertaken research described in document 1, above.