Data Products » Restricted Data » Audits

The Health and Retirement Study has adopted an audit procedure for all users of restricted data. The intent of this policy is to:

The audit process involves an unannounced site inspection of the work site(s) by an independent investigator, who will seek to verify compliance with the restricted user's data security plan. Violations will be the subject of further investigation and may result in withdrawal of data access, among other possible penalties.