This document describes the CMS collaboration's policy on long-term data preservation, re-use and open access. The policy was first approved by the CMS Collaboration Board in March 2012. It was updated in 2020 and this updated policy has been approved by the CMS Collaboration Board in September 2020.
The open data are released under the Creative
Commons CC0 waiver. Neither CMS nor CERN endorse any
works, scientific or otherwise, produced using these data.
All releases will have a unique DOI that you are requested to cite in any applications or