Using Secondary Data

New researchers often assume that because secondary data do not involve human participants, there are no ethical procedures or processes to consider.
Is this assumption correct? Why or Why not?
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University of Southampton eResearch Methods. (n.d.). Sources of secondary data. Retrieved from http://www.erm.ecs.soton.ac.ukitheme6/secondary_data_sources.html
Hannay, M. (2015). How to easily analyze the social activities of your competitors. Retrieved from http://www.socialmediaexaminercom/analyze-your-competitors-social-media-activities/
Use your Doing Research in a Business World text to read the following: Chapter 21, “Secondary Data Analysis.”