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Data Access: On-site Use

The use of weakly anonymous data is subject to restrictions concerning data protection legislation. Due to these regulations the data can be analyzed only via on-site use. For this purpose, the FDZ provides separate workplaces for guest researchers in Nuremberg and further locations in Germany and in the USA.

The FDZ offers advisory service by its staff at the sites in Nuremberg an Ann Arbor (USA).

How to obtain Data Access via On-site Use?

How to modify an existing agreement?

Financial support for guest researchers from abroad

Confidentiality

 

How to obtain Data Access via On-site Use?

  1. Make an application
    To apply for a visit as guest researcher please fill in the request form for on-site use. After completing the form, please send your request as a Word document by e-mail to the FDZ (iab.fdz@iab.de). Please note that requests which are not submitted as Word documents will not be processed. An information sheet is available to help you fill in the request form. The request documents submitted are verified for compliance with the provisions of Section 75 of the German Social Code Book X by the FDZ in cooperation with the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs. This could take up to one month.

    Request form for on-site use

    Information sheet
  2. Use Agreement
    After the request has been approved, a use agreement is concluded between the researcher and the FDZ. This agreement entitles the researcher to analyze the required data via on-site use.
  3. Appointments
    After the conclusion of the agreement, the researcher can make an appointment for the research visit with the corresponding location. The date for the visit should normally be notified at least two weeks before the intended visit. The appointments are binding. If appointments can’t be met, please inform the corresponding location as soon as possible.
  4. Preparation for the On-site Use
    On-site use of data at the FDZ is subject to adherence to the following guidelines. Please read this document previous to your visit.

    Guidelines for On-Site Use and Remote Date Access 

    We suggest that the user prepares programs ahead of his research visit on the basis of our test data and documentations, thus providing for efficient use of the visit. Please send your programs in time (no later than 3 business days before the visit) by e-mail to the FDZ (iab.fdz@iab.de).
  5. After the On-site Use
    Analysis results are verified for compliance with the given data protection legislation and transmitted to the user by e-mail no later than five business days after the research visit.
    Researchers may, after their research stays, run further analyses for their project via remote data access
  6. Publishing the results
    Researchers’ publications based on FDZ data must include a reference to the datasets used (name of the dataset and data access).

    Citation of the data in publications

    Please submit one copy of every publication (including so-called ‘grey literature’) in digital or printed form to the FDZ.

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How to modify an existing agreement?

Amendments concerning project end, data requirement or inclusion of further members of staff can be incorporated via a supplementary data use agreement:

Request form amendments

Information sheet

Changes of the institution conducting the research or in the contents of the project require a new request for data use. Please indicate the project number as well.

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Financial support for guest researchers from abroad

In order to increase the number of users from abroad and the participation of the IAB in international networks, the IAB provides financial support to lower the costs of data access for researchers from abroad.

European Countries

For scientists affiliated to a European institute outside of Germany, costs of travel and accommodation can be refunded by the project ‘Data without Boundaries’ (DwB). For detailed information please visit the website of DwB. The FDZ also provides assistance to find a hotel (iab.fdz@iab.de).

Confidentiality

Information on confidentiality

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