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What is the data sample for?

When creating your offering, a representative sample of your data is automatically generated. This file enables acquirers to view a small portion of your data. They can therefore verify that the data content matches the description, and also evaluate the quality. It also gives them an opportunity to ask the provider questions if necessary.

Who can see my sample?

Your sample can be seen by all members to whom you grant access for your offering.

> Find out more about the visibility of your offerings

How is the sample generated?

A representative sample for each dataset is generated automatically. The sample is statistically representative of your data.

Each sample is comprised of:

  • 5% of the content and up to a maximum of 100 lines for CSV and XLS files
  • 5% of the content for PDF files 

> Find out more about the sampling process

How is the sample presented?

The data sample is presented in .CSV file format. You may view the sample and download it by clicking on the “Sample” button.

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