List of accredited processors under the Research Strand of the Digital Economy Act

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 ProcessorAccreditation TypeAccreditation PeriodLink to Processor
Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency Research Support UnitPreparation and provision24 May 2019 - 31 May 2024https://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 2024https://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 2025https://saildatabank.com/
Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency Census OfficePreparation only14 February 2020 - 28 February 2020https://www.nisra.gov.uk/statistics/census
UK Secure eResearch Platform (UKSeRP)Provision only30 January 2020 - 31 January 2025https://saildatabank.com/
Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency Census OfficePreparation only14 February 2020 - 28 February 2025https://www.nisra.gov.uk/statistics/census
UK Data ArchiveProvision only16 March 2020 - 31 March 2025https://www.data-archive.ac.uk/
Edinburgh Parallel Computing Centre (EPCC)Provision only16 March 2020 - 31 March 2025https://www.epcc.ed.ac.uk/