Where can I find out more?

If you require any further support in addressing ethical issues in your planned project or incorporating ethical principles, please contact the UK Statistics Authority Data Ethics team or visit our webpages for further information on the support services that we offer.

This guidance has focused on ethical issues as they arise in the context of synthetic data for research and statistical purposes, however there is a wealth of other sources available that relate to synthetic data more widely. You can find out more information at the following sources:

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Feedback on this guidance

This guidance has been published as an open draft for comment and feedback. It aims to provide a practical resource for the research and statistical community regarding ethical considerations in the use of synthetic data in research and statistics.

We would welcome views and feedback on this guidance from interested parties, including how it can be further improved or how useful it has been for your project. If you would like to share your thoughts with us, or are interested in collaborating, please contact the Centre for Applied Data Ethics team, or visit our webpages. We look forward to hearing from you.

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