REDCap is a secure, web-based clinical studies management system used for building and managing the forms, surveys and underlying databases needed in health and clinical research studies. Because the REDCap system allows direct access to data, including Protected Health Information (PHI), access is allowed only for authorized users.
Vanderbilt is the owner of all rights, title and interest in the "Research Electronic Data Capture Software" known as REDCap, and hereby grants the Licensee, East Carolina University, and Licensee's Permitted Users to execute and use the Licensed Intellectual Property solely for the Licensee's own Non-Commercial Research Purposes and to create, or have created, Derivative Works. For the purposes of this agreement, "Non-Commercial Research Purposes" means research conducted by Licensee in a manner consistent with its tax-exempt status, and may include such research funded by commercial (for profit) organizations, but shall not include use of the Licensed Intellectual Property as the basis for providing a contract service to an entity.
Vanderbilt shall coordinate all publications related to the Licensed Intellectual Property and its methodologies, functionality, and/or abilities to support research electronic data capture. As such, Vanderbilt shall have the right to review, edit and have the Software and Consortium Members referenced on any publications created by Consortium Members which discuss the Software and it methodologies, functionality, and/or abilities.
Publications that describe scientific studies which have utilized the Licensed Intellectual Property shall reference the Software and Consortium, but neither Vanderbilt nor any other Consortium Member is not an author of the scientific student conducted utilizing the Licensed Intellectual Property shall have the right to review or edit such publications unless the authors request such assistance.
Licensee shall comply with all export laws and regulations of the United States and shall not export or re-export the Licensed Intellectual Property in violation of any such laws or regulations of the United States and shall not export or re-export the Software in violation of any such laws or regulations, or without all necessary approvals. Diversion of the Software contrary to U.S. law is prohibited. The parties acknowledge that neither the Software nor the underlying information or technology may be downloaded or otherwise exported or re-exported (A) into Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, Syria or any other country subject to U.S. trade sanctions applicable to the Software or (B) to anyone on (i) the U.S. Treasury Department's list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons, (ii) the U.S. Commerce Department's Denied Persons List, Entity List or Unverified List or (iii) the Non-proliferation Sanctions List. Licensee agrees to the foregoing and represents and warrants that it complies with these conditions, is in good standing and eligible to receive the license granted hereunder, and shall continue to operate in compliance with these representations.
Neither Party shall use the other Party's name or any adaptation of it in any advertising, promotional or sales literature without the prior written consent of the other Party except as provided in this Agreement.
Licensee shall treat such Confidential Information as confidential and use the same degree of care as it employs in the protection of its own confidential information, but in no event less than a reasonable degree of care.
Please cite the publication below in study manuscripts using REDCap for data collection and management. Use the following boilerplate language:
Study data were collected and managed using REDCap electronic data capture tools hosted at [YOUR INSTITUTION].1 REDCap (Research Electronic Data Capture) is a secure, web-based application designed to support data capture for research studies, providing 1) an intuitive interface for validated data entry; 2) audit trails for tracking data manipulation and export procedures; 3) automated export procedures for seamless data downloads to common statistical packages; and 4) procedures for importing data from external sources.
Paul A. Harris, Robert Taylor, Robert Thielke, Jonathon Payne, Nathaniel Gonzalez, Jose G. Conde, Research electronic data capture (REDCap) - A metadata-driven methodology and workflow process for providing translational research informatics support, J Biomed Inform. 2009 Apr;42(2):377-81.