OPERATING AGREEMENT No...................

About using the data received from the Estonian Social Science Data Archives (ESSDA)

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Operating regime:

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In receiving and analyzing a data file the customer agrees to fulfil the following conditions:

1. To observe the law of the protection of intellectual property and the copyright law as well as the principles of academic ethics. I acknowledge that all attempts to identify respondents by means of variables that describe them, are banned.

2. Neither data nor documents can be handed on or made available to third persons without ESSDA`s written permission ( operating agreement).

3. All publications and reports, regardless of the form of publication, must refer to the data file and a principal investigator as well as the archives where the data are deposited. ( to ESSDA, in case of international application to respective data archives)

4. The customer undertakes to send ESSDA one copy of all publications and reports that are based on the given data while ESSDA informs about these the depositor.

5. Special conditions:..............................................................................................................................................................................................

6. The customer undertakes further responsibility about the reliability of the analyses and interpretations that are based on these data.

7. This agreement is concluded in two equivalent copies , one of which remains in ESSDA and the other is given to the owner. The agreement comes into effect at the moment of its conclusion.

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