New on DMPonline: National Institutes of Health (NIH) funder template

Terms of use

UCT DMPonline is a service provided by the University of Cape Town Digital Library services (DLS). The service aims to enable effective data management planning for UCT research projects.


DMPonline ('the tool', 'the system') is a tool developed by the DCC as a shared resource for the research community. UCT hosts its own instance of DMPonline ( with its own default generic template for UCT users as well as other funder templates.

Privacy policy

The information you enter into this system can be seen by you, people you have chosen to share access with, and - solely for the purposes of maintaining the service - system administrators at the University of Cape Town. We compile anonymised, automated and aggregated information from plans, but we will not directly access, make use of, or share your content with anyone else without your permission. Authorised officers of your home institution may access your plans for specific purposes - for example, to track compliance with funder/institutional requirements or to calculate storage requirements

Freedom of Information

The University of Cape Town holds your plans on your behalf, but they are your property and responsibility. Any FOI applicants will be referred back to your home institution.


Your password is stored in encrypted form and cannot be retrieved. If forgotten it has to be reset.


Please note that DMPonline uses Cookies. Further information about Cookies and how we use them is available on the main DCC website.

Use of the tool indicates that you understand and agree to these terms and conditions.