The NIG is committed to treating the data in the NIG-db for scientific and statistical research activities only, aimed at the protection of the concerned party ‘s health , third parties or the general public health in the medical, biomedical and epidemiological field, or for scientific research activity aimed at developing genetic analyses.

Data will be processed in full compliance with the regulations contained in D.lgs. n. 196 of 30 June 2003 (jurisdiction concerning personal data protection), with general laws and the Authority provisions for personal data protection.

The NIG-db will only publish aggregate variant frequencies from a pool of data provided by the submitters.