Managing Sensitive Data

The Canadian sensitive data framework is complex, with many legal and regulatory bodies at the institutional, provincial, and federal levels governing how data involving human participants should be managed and safeguarded. This presentation provides a high-level overview of Canada's research data management landscape, focusing on sensitive data involving human participants. Various resources and tools at the institutional and federal levels are discussed, as well as best practices in managing sensitive data with a data management plan (DMP), data encryption, and guidance in preserving and sharing sensitive data.

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