Ensuring that sensitive or confidential data is managed in a way that is compliant with university, state, and federal regulations, in addition to the requirements of the funder is important to the integrity of your research. It is your job to ensure that the confidentiality of research subjects is protected. It is possible to share confidential data through anonymizing data and controlling access to that data. Make sure you're familiar with the code of ethics at your institution.
Keeping reliable backups is an integral part of data management.
The UK Data Archive provides additional guidelines on data storage, back-up, and security.
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