Contracts and Privacy

The following terms are used in contracts concerning the Fairdata services:

  • The Digital Preservation Service for Research Data refers to the services provided to the research organisations by the Ministry of Education and Culture (“Minedu”) which enable the digital preservation of datasets.
  • The Fairdata services refer to the services provided by the Minedu to research organisations which promote the openness and accessibility of science and research outputs in accordance with the objectives of the Minedu. The Fairdata services include Etsin Research Data Finder, Digital Preservation Service for Research Data, Research Data Storage Service IDA, and Qvain Research Dataset Metadata Tool, as well as their auxiliary services.
  • A partner organisation refers to an organisation, department, or other entity using the Digital Preservation Service.
  • The term “user” refers to a person from the Finnish research system utilizing the Fairdata services.

Contract on the production of the Digital preservation service

CSC produces the Digital preservation solution, the Digital Preservation Service for Cultural Heritage and the Digital Preservation Service for Research Data for the Ministry of Education and Culture. The production of the services has been defined in the so-called Minedu-CSC contract (Sopimus PAS-ratkaisusta ja PAS-palvelusta sekä niihin liittyvistä muista palveluista opetus- ja kulttuuriministeriön ja CSC – Tieteen tietotekniikan keskus Oy:n välillä).

Service contract between the organisation and CSC

The contract about the Digital Preservation Service for Research Data is made between the partner organisation and CSC and it describes the duties and responsibilities related to the service usage, administration, development and collaboration.

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