publication . Preprint . Other literature type . 2017

The 'Five Safes': a framework for planning, designing and evaluating data access solutions

Ritchie, Felix;
Open Access
  • Published: 20 Sep 2017
Abstract
The ‘Five Safes’ is a popular way to structure thinking about data access solutions. Originally used mainly by statistical agencies and social science academics, in recent years it has been adopted more widely across government, health organisations and private sector bodies. This paper explains the Five Safes, how the concept is used to organise and simplify decision-making, and how it helps to address concerns of different constituencies. We show how it aligns to recent regulation, anticipating the shift towards multi-dimensional data management strategies. We provide a number of practical examples as case studies for further information. We also briefly consi...
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free text keywords: data access, confidentiality, Five Safes, data access, confidentiality, Five Safes
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Other literature type . 2017
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Open Access
Zenodo
Other literature type . 2017
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Open Access
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Preprint . 2017
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