Guided by Queen’s Research Ethics policies, QUL will consult with researchers to ensure that data (e.g. human-subject data) are de-identified and anonymized. For more information, see Best Practices in Data Management. For sensitive data, QUL will consult with researchers to take appropriate steps to ensure the protection of respondent privacy.
Sensitive and responsive to intellectual property arrangements
In cases involving intellectual property, appropriate access restrictions will be established in consultation with the researcher. Contractual and other licensing issues will be taken into consideration.
In addition, Queen's University has a Electronic Information Security Policy Framework designed to preserve the integrity and reliability of the University's IT infrastructure and the confidentiality of valuable or sensitive information. All members of the Queen's community have a responsibility to be aware of, and adhere to, this policy.