Accreditation & Data Access Conditions
|Name||Institutul National de Statistica - INSSE (National Institute of Statistics)|
|Postal Address||Libertatii Bvd 16, Bucharest, Sector 5 (Romania)|
|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.|
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]
|Dowload Factsheet||[Click Here]|