Data protection: legal considerations for research in Switzerland
FORS Guide Nº 17
Diaz, P. (2022). Data protection: legal considerations for research in Switzerland. FORS Guide No. 17, Version 1.0. Lausanne (FORS).
The advent of Open Science poses a number of challenges for researchers with regard to research data management. Amongst the most salient is the necessary balance between data protection and openness. This guide aims to clarify the rights and obligations of researchers regarding the protection of personal data, following the main questions that should be asked before conducting a research project.
Copyright: © the authors 2022. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY 4.0)