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The **Account settings** page allows you to manage your basic account information as well as dataset access. ## Access Account Settings To access to your account settings: 1. Click on your username in the top righthand corner. 2. Select **Account settings**. The **Account Settings** page is displayed. [block:image] { "images": [ { "image": [ "https://files.readme.io/5563fa8-account-settings.jpg", "account-settings.jpg", 1286, 536, "#e9ecee" ], "border": true } ] } [/block] Use the tabs on the top to navigate between: * **Account Settings** to manage your basic information. * Dataset access to enable access to the TCGA data. ## Manage your basic information Click on the **Account Settings** tab on the top to change your personal information as well as your email address and password. Note that you won't be able to change the username you chose at sign-up. ###Access Controlled Data If you registered for the CGC by creating a CGC account, you can always link it with your eRA Commons account for dbGaP Controlled Data Access or with your ICGC account for ICGC Controlled Data Access. To upgrade your account: 1. Click your username in the top right corner, and select **Account settings**. 2. Select the **Dataset Access** tab on the left side of the page. 3. Fill out the required information for your desired dataset. You will be taken to the relevant external site for authentication. After authentication, you'll be redirected to the CGC site to complete your registration. [block:callout] { "type": "info", "body": "Please note that an eRA Commons account can be linked to **only one** account on the CGC. This is in line with eRA Commons and dbGaP policies that do not allow more than one person to access data using the same account. More info:\n* [NIH eRA Password Policy](https://era.nih.gov/files/NIH_eRA_Password_Policy.pdf) (top of page 2)\n* [dbGaP Data Use Certification Agreement](https://dbgap.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/aa/wga.cgi?view_pdf&stacc=phs000424.v2.p1) (section **5. Non-Transferability**)" } [/block] ## Account inactivity If you haven't logged in to the CGC in 90 days, your account will be temporarily disabled due to inactivity. Prior to temporary account deactivation, you will be notified by email and will be provided with the option to log in and keep your account active. If your account does get deactivated, you will not be able to use it to log in, but your data remains on the CGC and is not affected in any way. To re-enable your account, contact our [Support Team](mailto:[email protected]). When the account is re-enabled, you have 5 days to log in and keep the account active. [block:callout] { "type": "info", "body": "Note that temporary account deactivation due to inactivity applies only to dedicated CGC accounts and does not affect external accounts that are used to access the CGC, such **eRA Commons**." } [/block]