TOOL: The Data Ethics Canvas is based on the Ethics Canvas (see above) and was developed by the Open Data Institute to help identify and manage ethical issues at the start of a project that uses data, and throughout.
TOOLS: The Citizen Science Association (CSA) Working Group on Ethics has developed a range of materials, ranging from codes of ethics to consent forms and webinars.
WEBSITE: GDPR.eu is an online resource to help you achieve compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation of the European Union.
PROJECT REPORT: The LandSense Citizen Observatory user guidelines and training material provides useful information on the GDPR and how it was handled in this Citizen Observatory. Observatory.
TOOL: Under the umbrella of the European Citizen Science Association, an international community of citizen science practitioners and researchers produced Ten Principles available in >25 languages to foster excellence in all aspects of citizen science which can be equally applied to Citizen Observatories.
TOOLKIT: The RRI Toolkit on Ethics provides resources, tools and training materials to help promote research integrity and to integrate ethics into various phases of the research and innovation process.
VIDEO: This CSA webinar, featuring scientific experts and citizen science experts, explores the challenges of meeting data collection needs while protecting participant privacy.
VIDEO: This presentation provides a useful introduction to copyright and data protection in citizen science.
PROJECT REPORT: This COST Action workshop report (2020) describes work towards a citizens’ information packet on legal and ethical issues around ICTs and highlights remaining data privacy and ethical/legal issues.