Romania Factsheet:

Accreditation & Data Access Conditions

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Name Institutul National de Statistica - INSSE (National Institute of Statistics)
Postal Address Libertatii Bvd 16, Bucharest, Sector 5 (Romania)
Contact Click [Here]
General Conditions Microdata can be accessed for research purposes. Researchers have to be affiliated to a research institute, university, National Statistical Institute, Central bank, consortium that has a partnership with an accredited research institute for a specific research project.
Research institutes are accredited by the National Authority for Scientific Research (ANCS) which is under coordination of Ministry of Education and Research.
Conditions for Non-Resident Researchers Same conditions as national researchers.
A Statistical Confidentiality Committee (SCC) considers requests that are not covered by legislation (SCC has a consultative role).
Conditions for Students PhD students who are conducting research projects coordinated by scientific researchers may have access to data.
Legal Framework National:
Law no.226/2009 for organisation and functioning of official statistics in Romania
Law nr 677/2001 for the protection of people, processing personal data and the free circulation of these data with the subsequent changes Accreditation conditions G.O. 57/2002 and G.D. no.551/2007
EU Regulation for Personal data protection no. 95/46 223/2009 and Commission Regulation (EC) No 223/2009, of European Parliament and of the Council, on March, 11 2009
Commission Regulation (EC) No 557/2013/CE, concerning access to confidential data for scientific purposes
How To Apply & Modes of Access
Public Use Files N/A
Scientific Use Files A formal request must be submitted to INSSE by e-mail/fax/letter. A contract has to be signed between parties. Data will be sent on CD-Rom.
Secure Use Files
Details & Practical Information
How long does it take to obtain data? 8 weeks on average. This time span includes examination of the data request, issuance of the contract, microdata and metadata preparation.
How much does it cost? The price of the microdata request depends on the size of the sample/file (Number of Variables (NV) requested and the Number of observed Units (NU)).
Information on Access Information on accreditation and how to request access: click [Here]
The Contract model is available on NIS website: click [Here]
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Last Update 28-07-2014
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