This checklist is to help highlight the key steps you should take when using the self-assessment form to evaluate the ethics of your project. It also highlights some of the key people or business areas that you may wish to discuss your self-assessment/ project with in order to ensure the legality of your project.
Made the appropriate checks that the use of data is legal
Completed the Basic Information section
Completed the Weightings for Sensitive Research Areas section
Completed the Item drop down selection and justifications section
Shared self-assessment with appropriate colleagues to receive feedback
Shared self-assessment with the Data Ethics team for feedback (this is an essential step, regardless of your self-assessment outcome).
Please send completed self-assessment forms to Data.Ethics@statistics.gov.uk for feedback before commencing your project. Please note that the completed self-assessments submitted to the UK Statistics Authority may be subject to a compliance review audit.Back to top