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Research ethics

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Data protection

Research ethics : what's that?     

Data protection: what's that?

What do I risk? Anonymization, pseudonymization, both ? What about the digital platform?


Data compliance - principles and tools

Sciences Po provides you with tools dedicated to compliance and processing security and carries out information, awareness and support actions to ensure compliance with regulations.
PhDs: because you do not have access rights to the intranet, you can request access to these documents from the general secretary of your laboratory or contact data.bib@sciencespo.fr.


1. Identifying ethical risks and obligations


2. Registering the personal data processing


3. Consent form


4. Non disclosure agreement


5. Standard legal



6. Templates of contracts and agreements

Contact DAJAM

7. Privacy Impact Assessment Template


8. Impact analysis in case of data breach


More tools



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Sciences Po has set up a Research Ethics Committee (REC) to ensure that research projects comply with the institution's ethics policy.

Your contact and dedicated resources

Your contact : Marinela Popa-Babay (European Project Ingeneer). Find out more about the REC, its activities and how it can be seized on contacted, consult the Ethics section on Sciences Po's research website.


The processing of personal data is part of a French and European legal framework for data protection . Its objective is to strengthen the rights of individuals and to empower the actors who are responsible for ensuring and justifying the compliance and security of personal data processing throughout its life cycle.

What is personal data?

Any information relating to a natural person who can be identified, directly or indirectly, is personal data, regardless of whether the information is confidential or public. In order for such data to be no longer considered personal, they must be made anonymous in such a way as to make it impossible to identify the data subject.

Warning: if it is possible to identify a person by cross-checking several pieces of information (age, sex, city, diploma, etc.) or by using various technical means, the data are always considered personal. 
Source : CNIL – http://www.cnil.fr  (2018/07/03)  Licence Creative Commons

► What is sensitive data?

To determine if your project includes sensitive personal data, see the Identifying ethical risks and obligations.
► Your contact and dedicated resources

Your contact: Marion Lehmans, Data Protection Officer (DPO). 
Your resources: consult the page dedicated to data protection on the Intranet.
You will also find the support of Formation et sensibilisation à la protection des données (Les Fondamentaux).


The Data Management Plan includes data protection issues. 

► Your contact and dedicated resources

For more information, please consult the page Sciences Po DMP of this guide


Guide to the legal framework in France

Ouverture des données de recherche - Guide d'analyse du cadre juridique en France

Becard, N., Castets-Renard, C., Chassang, G., Dantant, M., al. (2017). Ouverture des données de la recherche. Guide d'analyse du cadre juridique en France. 45 p., DOI:10.15454/1.481273124091092E12

[Video] Données personnelles et vie privée : ce qui va changer avec le RGPD, Lionel Maurel (Calimaq), 2018, Sous Sol Productions

Credits: This guide is written by the Library Research Data team in collaboration with the Sciences Po research centers, the Office for Research (DS) and the Office of Information Systems (DSI). For more information, please contact the Data team: data.bib@sciencespo.fr. Translation : Anita Beldiman-Moore, Sophie Forcadell from the Library.

Legal notices: https://www.sciencespo.fr/bibliotheque/en/legal-notices.html

Dernière mise à jour: Oct 18, 2021 5:34 PM