You can share your data easily by emailing it to requestors, or posting it to a website, Google, Amazon or Microsoft. However, this method of sharing makes it difficult for people to find your data. Depositing your data in an archive will facilitate its discovery and preservation.
Note: Repository policies vary. Not all repositories listed can ensure long-term preservation of your data. Contact each one for more details.
Sharing data that you produced/collected yourself:
It is vital to maintain the confidentiality of research subjects for reasons of ethics and to ensure the continuing participation in research. Researchers need to understand and manage potential tensions between ethical requirements and other requirements for long-term and permanent retention and for the deposit of data in a repository or archive for the purposes of validating the research and furthering knowledge.
Researchers who wish to ethically share sensitive and confidential data can consider strategies like: