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Terms and conditions

Who we are

The Integrated Data Service (IDS) and are managed by the Office for National Statistics (ONS). The ONS will be referred to as "we" from now on.

This information is for visitors to the IDS website. By using, you are agreeing to the terms and conditions outlined. These may change at any time without notice.


We have taken care to ensure that the content on is correct. However, no guarantee that it is accurate or fit for any particular purpose is given.

We do not accept any liability for error or omission. We are not responsible for how the content is used, interpreted or for any reliance placed on it.

We use security measures to protect the material we control from loss, misuse and alteration. However, we do not accept responsibility for any alteration or manipulation of our content once it has been published.

We may change or remove content from at any time, without notice.

We do not guarantee that will always be available.

Using our content

The content on, unless otherwise indicated, is subject to the conditions of Crown copyright (opens in a new tab) 

Reproduction of content is subject to the terms of the Open Government Licence (opens in a new tab)  and the UK Government Licensing Framework (opens in a new tab) 

Virus protection

We make every effort to check and test for viruses. You must make sure that the way you use does not expose you or your computer to risks.

This includes viruses, malicious computer code or other forms of interference that can damage your computer system.

We are not responsible for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or computer system that might happen when you use

Security vulnerability

The ONS has a vulnerability disclosure policy to help protect the organisation from potentially unknown and harmful online security vulnerabilities.

If you think you have discovered a security vulnerability, you can submit a report through HackerOne.

Guidance on what to expect and how to submit a report through HackerOne is available on our vulnerability disclosure policy page (opens in a new tab) 

Linking to and from the IDS website

This website contains links to and from other websites. Where we own these websites, they will have their own separate terms and conditions.

We do not endorse any external websites we link to from and we are not responsible for their content.

We provide these links to help you find out further information. We cannot guarantee that links will work or that pages we link to will be available.

You should read all terms and conditions, privacy policies and end user licences that relate to these websites before you use them.


We use cookies and similar technologies to store information about how you use, such as the pages you visit.

You can find out further information and choose which cookies you are happy for us to use on our cookies page (opens in a new tab) 

If you would like to find out more about how the ONS collect and use your personal data, please visit our data protection page (opens in a new tab) 

Changes to these terms and conditions

Please check these terms and conditions regularly. We can update them at any time without notice.

You will agree to any changes if you continue to use after the terms and conditions have been updated.