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-The following protocol for the EPD was agreed by the EPD Advisory Board at its meeting in Bordeaux and changed after discussion during the EPD General Assembly at the IPC 2008 in Bonn. In the event that additional changes are necessary in the future, all database contributors and users will be notified and the changes will be published on the EPD homepage. The current protocol will also be distributed with any data transferred from the EPD to a user+The following protocol for the EPD was agreed by the participants of the 2016 open EPD meeting in Aix en Provence.
  
 ===== A. Administrative Structure ===== ===== A. Administrative Structure =====
  
  
-The EPD Board consists of an elected chairperson,​ the spokespersons of the EPD Support Groups, and the EPD database manager. The EPD chairperson co-ordinates the Support Group activity and represents the EPD. The chairperson ​is elected by EPD contributors and scientists having a bona fide interest in the EPD, who must register in advance with the database manager. Nominees for the office of EPD chairperson need to be proposed before the elections by a proposer and seconder. The term of office ​of four years, re-election ​is possible. The EPD Support Groups support the database manager. The spokespersons of the Support Groups are chosen by the groups themselves. Interested scientists are encouraged to join the Support Groups. The Vice-chairmanship of the board is rotated amongst the Support Group spokespersons.+The EPD Board consists of an elected ​chairperson,​ vice-chairperson,​ the spokespersons of the EPD Support Groups, and the EPD database manager. The EPD chairperson co-ordinates the Support Group activity and represents the EPD. The chairperson ​and vice-chairperson are elected by EPD contributors and scientists having a bona fide interest in the EPD, who must register in advance with the database manager. Nominees for the office of EPD chairperson need to be proposed before the elections by a proposer and seconder. The term of office ​is normally 4 years but the term is at the discretion of the board. The EPD Support Groups support the database manager. The spokespersons of the Support Groups are chosen by the groups themselves. Interested scientists are encouraged to join the Support Groups.
  
 ===== B. Data ===== ===== B. Data =====
  
  
-1. Data must consist of the original counts, not percentages ​or digitized data.+1. Data must consist of the original counts, not percentages. Estimates of counts from digitized data will be accepted and marked as such if the original counts are not available.
  
 2. The database must contain the original taxonomic identifications,​ with exceptions of exact nomenclatural synonymy. As primary entries, taxa will not be lumped into higher taxonomic groups in the database. For practical reasons, higher-level hierarchies will exist within the database in two ways; the first will be according to pollen morphology, the second according to plant taxonomy. ​ 2. The database must contain the original taxonomic identifications,​ with exceptions of exact nomenclatural synonymy. As primary entries, taxa will not be lumped into higher taxonomic groups in the database. For practical reasons, higher-level hierarchies will exist within the database in two ways; the first will be according to pollen morphology, the second according to plant taxonomy. ​
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 5. Restricted data may be used only by permission of the data originator. Appropriate and ethical use of restricted data is the responsibility of the data user. 5. Restricted data may be used only by permission of the data originator. Appropriate and ethical use of restricted data is the responsibility of the data user.
  
-6. Restrictions on data will expire ​three years after they are submitted to the EPD. Just prior to the time of expirationthe data originator will be contacted by the EPD database manager with a reminder of the pending changeThe originator may extend restricted status for further periods of three years by so informing the EPD each time a three-year ​period expires.+6. Restrictions on data will expire ​two years after they are submitted to the EPD, unless ​data owners request an extension Up to three two-year extensions can be requested 
  
 ===== C. Contributors ===== ===== C. Contributors =====
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