data preservation [English]

Syndetic Relationships

General Notes

Part of the "Checklist for Cloud Service Contracts."


  • Bushey et al. 2016 (†755 ): · Are there procedures outlined to indicate that your data will be managed over time in a manner that preserves their usability, reliability, authenticity, and integrity? · Are there procedures to ensure file integrity during transfer of your data into and out of the system (e.g., checksums)? · Is there an explanation provided about how the service will evolve over time (i.e., migration and/or emulation activities)? · Does the system provide access to audit trails concerning activities related to evolution of the service? · Will you be notified by the Provider of changes made to your data due to evolution of the service? · Can you request notification of impending changes to the system related to evolution of the service that could impact your data? (†1894)