French network of hepatic tumor biobanks
Sunday, April 11, 2021


Data from participating centers are stored into a Microsoft SQL Server database. This allows to export the data under various formats, including "delimited format". Data can be used with different statistical software and/or included within other databases. Only authorized members of the network have access to the whole database.

Data entry

Rules for access to the database for data entry, modification or extraction are strictly enforced. Only authorized individuals with login/password, have access to the database. Data controls are routinely performed by the website administrator.

Informed consent

Informed consent should be signed by the patients.
A PDF form is available in the « Restricted access » for network members.

Protection of personal data

All the procedures are in agreement with current laws and regulations
General principles : Code de la Santé Publique, art. L1211-2, L1211-3, L1211-4, L1211-5 et L1241-1.
Biomedical data collection and access; automated data processing: Loi n° 78-17 relative à l’informatique, aux fichiers et aux libertés du 6 janvier 1978 modifiée par la loi n° 2004-801 du 6 août 2004.
According to the law, the database was notified to the Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés (CNIL) (lawful act). Individuals have the right to withdrawn their participation and they have access to their personal data which can be modified, upon request. The website was developed according to the CNIL guidelines (Délibération N°01/011 du 8 Mars 2001 de la CNIL). According to these guidelines a particular attention must be paid to biomedical-related data and data should never be transmitted to any third party for commercial uses. Strict security systems were implemented, including encryption methods and a connexions logging system in order to ensure the integrity and confidentiality of the biomedical data.

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