Restricted Data Use Agreement INSTRUCTIONS: Please submit an original-signature copy of this agreement; this will be countersigned and a copy returned to you.
The Restricted Data Investigator and the Receiving Organization agree to the following terms and conditions:
"Restricted Data" refers to the original restricted data provided by ICPSR and any fields or variables derived from these data, on whatever media they shall exist. (Aggregated statistical summaries of data and analyses, such as tables and regression statistics, are not considered "derived" for the purposes of this agreement.)
"Restricted Data Investigator" refers to the investigator who serves as the primary point of contact for all communications involving this agreement. The Restricted Data Investigator assumes all responsibility for compliance with all terms of this agreement by employees of the receiving organization.
"Principal Investigator(s)" refers to the Restricted Data Investigator and any Co- Principal Investigators.
"Receiving Organization" refers to the organization employing the Restricted Data Investigator.
"Research Staff" refers to any individuals other than the "Restricted Data Investigator(s)" with access to the restricted data.
The "Representative of the Receiving Organization" refers to an individual who has the authority to represent your organization in agreements of this sort, such as a Vice President, Dean, Provost, Center Director, or similar official. (Note that a Department Chair is not acceptable unless specific written delegation of authority exists.)
"ICPSR" refers to the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research.
Items Incorporated by Reference
The Application for Restricted Data, as approved by ICPSR, is incorporated by reference into this Agreement.
The Supplemental Agreement with Research Staff, as approved by ICPSR, is incorporated by reference into this Agreement.
The Data Protection Plan, developed by the Restricted Data Investigator, is incorporated by reference into this Agreement.