NIH Seeks Public Comments on Draft of Supplemental Information to the NIH Policy for Data Management and Sharing
Your feedback about supplemental information to the NIH Policy for Data Management and Sharing is needed. Responses are voluntary and may be submitted anonymously through June 27, 2022. Please direct any inquiries to the NIH Office of Science Policy who will take the feedback and further refine the draft.
NIH added the supplemental information to ensure effective data stewardship and protection of human research participant privacy to include the following topics: controlled data access, legal protections against disclosure and misuse, appropriate de-identification, and more.
This draft policy addition is not intended for providing a guide for compliance with regulatory requirements. Rather, this information is intended to provide a set of principles, best practices, and points to consider for creating a robust framework to protect the privacy of research participants when sharing data under the NIH Policy for Data Management and Sharing.