Storage and Data Security

Researchers at Lund University are offered different data storage solutions depending on the respective faculty. Talk to the research support at the library if you are unsure about where and how to best store your data. 

Researchers at the HT Faculties can (in addition to the home directory) be provided with access to a password protected project folder on a central server catalogue, where the access to the data is limited to the project participants, find information about research data storage on the intranet. If secure storage is necessary, LUSEC is a platform designed to store, handle and analyse sensitive data securely, e.g patient data. There is a cost associated with this service.

Certain precautions must be taken to prevent unauthorised access to personal data or other sensitive data. During any collaborative activities, consider how the data is shared and make sure you apply safe practices to maintain confidentiality. 

Lund University employees can to use several different services in order to share documents with colleagues at other faculties or universities, see information on (in Swedish only). Special percausions have to be taken for data that contains personal or sensitive information.

Information about managing personal and other sensitive data

Storing in Cloud Services

Information from Section IT on what you are allowed to store in cloud services (only in Swedish).

Electronic archiving

The University Archives' information on handling and archiving of electronic documents 

CODEX - Rules and Guidelines for Research

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