Digital Economy Act (DEA) Accredited Processors are accredited for the purposes of processing data, whether that processing be concerned principally with the linkage or de-identification of data, or the storage and provision of secure access to the de-identified data.
The table below presents the processors who have been accredited under the Research Strand of the DEA.
If your organisation is interested in becoming an Accredited Processor please email Research.Accreditation@statistics.gov.uk.
|Accredited Processor||Accreditation Type||Accreditation Period||Link to Processor|
|Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency Research Support Unit||Preparation and provision||24 May 2019 - 31 May 2024||https://www.nisra.gov.uk/support/research-support|
|Office for National Statistics (and ONS Secure Research Service)||Preparation and provision (ONS) and provision only (ONS Secure Research Service)||12 August 2019 - 31 July 2024||https://www.ons.gov.uk/aboutus/whatwedo/statistics/requestingstatistics/approvedresearcherscheme|
|Secure Anonymised Information Linkage (SAIL) and UK Secure eResearch Platform (UKSeRP)||Preparation and provision (SAIL) and provision only (UKSeRP)||30 January 2020 - 31 January 2025||https://saildatabank.com/|
|Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency Census Office||Preparation only||14 February 2020 - 28 February 2020||https://www.nisra.gov.uk/statistics/census|
|UK Secure eResearch Platform (UKSeRP)||Provision only||30 January 2020 - 31 January 2025||https://saildatabank.com/|
|Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency Census Office||Preparation only||14 February 2020 - 28 February 2025||https://www.nisra.gov.uk/statistics/census|
|UK Data Archive||Provision only||16 March 2020 - 31 March 2025||https://www.data-archive.ac.uk/|
|Edinburgh Parallel Computing Centre (EPCC)||Provision only||16 March 2020 - 31 March 2025||https://www.epcc.ed.ac.uk/|