National Records of Scotland

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Data Access and Confidentiality

Data Access and Confidentiality

The Statement of Compliance with the Official Statistics Code of Practice and Principles (Adobe Acrobat Portable Document Format (PDF) format - 105 Kb) sets out the arrangements that the National Records of Scotland (NRS) have put in place to protect the security of our data holdings and guarantee that no individual can be identified from our statistics unless agreed with them.

It also sets out how NRS will obtain maximum value from our micro-data by extending access to our bona-fide and authorised third parties.

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