Access by default.  Access to data according to various access rights (e.g. business-to-business, business-to-government) should be facilitated by technical or legal solutions and support.

Access to the necessary data of each sector for various purposes should be provided on fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory terms while respecting rights of individuals and businesses.

Data must be digital in machine-readable format, and if possible available as real-time data. Access to data is provided and controlled through an open programming interface (API) within the entity that provides the data. 

Once-only principle. Data should be stored only once to enable easy access and timeliness of the data.

Publicly funded data sets should be open data and provided through open interfaces for individuals and businesses by default.