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Datasets and Data Access Statements

In most cases the default setting for deposited data is open access. However, there are circumstances where access to data can be restricted either permanently or for a limited embargo period.

Common circumstances for restriction include:

  • Data Protection
  • Ethical approval
  • Commercial constraints
  • Sensitive content
  • Moratorium on thesis data
  • Period of exclusivity for data creators

Pure offers a range of data visibility and access options to support your data and research requirements, email the Research Support Team at for further advice.