I typically work with interview data/ sensitive clinical data / … that cannot be anonymized and published as Open Data. I cannot sign the commitment, as I would frequently violate point 1.

The commitment clearly states in the preamble: “to every guideline there can be justified exceptions”. If you can convincingly explain why your data cannot be published due to anonymity reasons, it is perfectly OK not to comply to point 1. If you sign the commitment, you simply should give that justification in the author note, […]

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