Data Contract Condition Language for:
National Student Clearinghouse

sorted by Category and Condition

November 28, 2015, 1:25 pm

Data Use

Data Limitations or Errors

5. Reguestor understands and agrees that the Clearinghouse releases only information that has been provided by educational institutions participating in the Clearinghouse. Accordingly, the Clearinhouse does not warrant or guarantee the completeness, accuracy or reliability of the enrollment information in its database. The Clearinghouse specifically disclaims any responsibility or liability for errors or omissions in information provided by educational institutions, including direct, indirect, incidental, special, or consequential damages resulting from Requestor's use of information released by the Clearinghouse under this Agreement.

No redistribution of data

3.c. Requestor agrees that it will communicate data contained in StudentTracker Response Files to individuals within its own organization, and researchers at the University of michigan under the direction of Jeffrey Morenoff. Both institutions (U of CA-Berkeley & U of M) will be involved in data analysis for this project. Requestor agrees that it will not release data provided by the CLearinghouse to any other individuals, institutions, or organizations, other than those identified above, either in student or institution identifiable form, without the Clearinghouse's express written permission and payment of any additional fees that may be required.

Stick to original research plan

3.b Requestor agrees that its use of the data provided by the Clearinghouse is limited as follows:


Cite/acknowledge data

8. The Requestor agrees to acknowledge in all internal and external reports, presentations, publications, press releases, and/or research announcements that utilize StudentTracker data that the source of the data is the StudentTracker service from the National Student Clearinghouse.

Legal Details

FOIA or other legal data request

4. In the event Requestor is required to dislose any data provided hereunder (specifically including, but not limited to, information which could potentially identify individuals or specific postsecondary institutions) pursuant to any applicable statute, law, rule, or regulation of any governmental authority or pursuant to any order of any court of competent jurisdiction, Request must provide the Clearinghouse prompt notice of such request for disclosure and reasonably cooperate with the Clearinghouse's efforts to obtain a protective order. The parties further agree that any exclusion effected pursuant to this provision is authorized only to the minimum extent necessary to allow Requestor to comply with a legal rule or order compelling te disclosure of information and shall not constitute a general waiver of the obligations of confidentiality under this Agreement.

Extras Administration

Administrative fee for data

7. Requestor agrees to pay the Clearinghouse a fee of $2,224 plus a one-time $500 administrative fee for a total of $2,724, to be invliced upon receipt of the Agreement

In consideration of the services provided by the Clearinghouse under this Agreement, Requestor agrees to pay the Clearinghouse a fee of $XXXX plus a one-time $500 administratiave fee for a total of $XXXX to be invoiced upon receipt of the Agreement.