There are different types of contractual agreements that are used for research at the university. You`ll find information and models below. The data recipient is responsible for meeting the IRB certification requirements for the proposed use of the data set. The data provider may request documentation of the IRB authorization before concluding the agreement. Confidentiality Agreements (NOAs) establish a framework for discussions on licensing, partnerships and commercialization of research results, protecting the confidential information exchanged to assess the technical and commercial potential of the information disclosed. The data provider is responsible for meeting informed consent requirements for the proposed uses of the dataset as follows: Note: The term “data” is used in the broadest sense of the word and includes digital data files and qualitative materials such as interview transcripts, diaries and field notes. Research data includes audio and video formats, geographic data, biometrics, websites and data archives (including data available online). In order to simplify, the entity that solicits the data is designated as a data recipient and the entity that provides the data is designated as a data provider.