In this tour guide we focus on data generated in social science research, both quantitative and qualitative. Notably, within the field of social sciences, you will often work with data originating from human participants. This can mean that you are handling (sensitive) personal data, which deserve special attention.
In the tabs below a definition of personal data is given and our concept of quantitative and qualitative data is introduced.
Tips for handling (sensitive) personal data are present throughout this tour guide. In particular, we would like to point out the following: