Who owns the data?
Data ownership is not always the creator. Depending on institutional or funder policies, ownership may be the University or the funding agency.
Licenses state what can be done with the data and how that data can be redistributed.
Open Licenses facilitate data sharing while increasing the visibility of your data and advancing knowledge.
Waivers relinquish all rights of ownership or control, and usually commits the work to the public domain.
Types of Creative Commons Licenses
Privacy is the right to control personal information and keep it to yourself.
Confidentiality is the right to share personal things about you only to those who you designate.
Security measures should be in place to prevent information leaks.
Methods for keeping data secure: