List of Digital Economy Act Accredited Processing Environments

Digital Economy Act Accredited Processing Environments 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 de-identified data.

If your organisation is interested in becoming an Accredited Processing Environment under the Digital Economy Act, please email Research.Accreditation@statistics.gov.uk.

Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency Research Support Unit is accredited for the preparation and provision of data under Chapter 5 of Part 5 of the Digital Economy Act.

The accreditation of the NISRA Research Support Unit began on 24 May 2019 and will expire on 31 May 2024. Accreditation during this period is subject to a series of annual reviews.

Submit a research project application via NISRA Research Support Unit

Office for National Statistics is accredited for the preparation and provision of data under Chapter 5 of Part 5 of the Digital Economy Act.

The accreditation of Office for National Statistics began on 12 August 2019 and will expire on 31 July 2024. Accreditation during this period is subject to a series of annual reviews.

Submit a research project application via the Office for National Statistics Secure Research Service

ONS Secure Research Service is accredited for the provision of data under Chapter 5 of Part 5 of the Digital Economy Act.

The accreditation of ONS Secure Research Service began on 12 August 2019 and will expire on 31 July 2024. Accreditation during this period is subject to a series of annual reviews.

Submit a research project application via the Office for National Statistics Secure Research Service

Secure Anonymised Information Linkage Databank is accredited for the preparation and provision of data under Chapter 5 of Part 5 of the Digital Economy Act.

The accreditation of SAIL began on 30 January 2020 and will expire on 31 January 2025. Accreditation during this period is subject to a series of annual reviews.

Submit a research project application via the Secure Anonymised Information Linkage Databank

UK Secure eResearch Platform is accredited for the provision of data under Chapter 5 of Part 5 of the Digital Economy Act.

The accreditation of UKSeRP began on 30 January 2020 and will expire on 31 January 2025. Accreditation during this period is subject to a series of annual reviews.

UKSeRP works in partnership with the SAIL Databank. Submit a research project application via the Secure Anonymised Information Linkage Databank

Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency Census Office is accredited for the preparation of data under Chapter 5 of Part 5 of the Digital Economy Act.

The accreditation of NISRA Census Office began on 14 February 2020 and will expire on 28 February 2025. Accreditation during this period is subject to a series of annual reviews.

NISRA Census Office works in partnership with the NISRA Research Support Unit. Submit a research project application via the NISRA Research Support Unit

UK Data Archive is accredited for the provision of data under Chapter 5 of Part 5 of the Digital Economy Act.

The accreditation of UK Data Archive began on 16 March 2020 and will expire on 31 March 2025. Accreditation during this period is subject to a series of annual reviews.

Submit a research project application via the UK Data Archive

Edinburgh Parallel Computing Centre is accredited for the provision of data under Chapter 5 of Part 5 of the Digital Economy Act.

The accreditation of Edinburgh Parallel Computing Centre began on 16 March 2020 and will expire on 31 March 2025. Accreditation during this period is subject to a series of annual reviews.