How to apply for access to Secure Access (Controlled) data at the UK Data Service.
Controlled data are only available in the Secure Lab to researchers who are able to fulfil the following requirements:
Apply to set up your Secure Lab account
In order to access our Secure Lab you need to provide essential information on connectivity from your organisation or institution.
You will need to complete a Secure Lab Account Set up application (a link will be provided during your Secure Access application). The endpoint device you will use to access the Secure Lab (i.e. your workstation) must:
The following security measures must be observed:
As part of the application you are required to submit as evidence:
Once everything has passed our security checks, you will then be provided with login credentials for access to the UK Data Service Secure Lab.
If at a later date the layout of your room/workspace changes substantively you must notify Technical Support immediately and not use the service until authorised to do so.
IMPORTANT NOTE: For home working during COVID-19, additional steps to these must be followed. Please ensure that you have your account fully set up and your project(s) approved before you request home working.
We expect to run as normal a service as possible during this COVID-19 (Coronavirus) emergency. Please visit our COVID-19 page for the latest information.