You have the right to have access to your documents. Metadata is open, but the data can only be accessed by researchers in good faith under certain prescribed conditions and licensed for certain uses. 2.11.1 To allow the university or a university-accredited body access at all hours of the day, digital repositories keep your data safe and readable over the long term. They also allow you to make your research data easily accessible to a wider audience if needed. Some magazines offer a section for a data access statement, but if not, you should still add a statement in your manuscript. «Due to sensitivity issues [ethical, commercial, other], supporting data is not openly available.