NBIS support projects frequently concerns omics (and other) data derived from humans. Such data are typically legally considered to be special category data (often called “sensitive personal data”), and there are specific laws and regulations for how such data should be handled.
Below are guidelines as well as further information on legal considerations when working with human biomedical data.
Disclaimer! The PI, as well as everyone with access to sensitive personal data, is responsible for following current laws and regulations, and NBIS will not assume legal responsibility for advice provided in these guidelines.
If you have further questions regarding sensitive personal data, you are welcome to contact the NBIS data manager (firstname.lastname@example.org).