Policies & procedures
This section contains documentation for the assistance of users of the Network.
Please follow the links below to view the policy documents:
About ADRN projects
- outlines the criteria that define a project suitable for acceptance by the ADRN.
- provides background information about the Network and ethical issues relating to administrative data which will be useful to Research Ethics Committees and Ethics Review applicants.
- outlines the criteria for assessing the feasibility of an ADRN project proposal.
- provides guidelines for completing the Project Proposal Application form.
Policies and procedures for researchers
- outlines the policy and procedures which define the eligibility criteria for researchers for Network projects.
- provides guidelines for completing the Researcher Application form.
- outlines our policy in relation to institutional guarantors and their verification procedures.
- provides information to explain the role and purpose of an Institutional Guarantor in relation the Network's application, researcher accreditation and safeguarding processes.
- outlines the policy which defines who can be considered to meet the requirement for successful completion of training to attain ADRN researcher status and access data in relation to an ADRN project.
About the Approvals Panel
- outlines the terms of reference for the Approval Panel.
- outlines how the Approvals Panel operates to fulfil its terms of reference and interacts with other elements in the Network.
- outlines the definitions of technical terms used in the Network.
Data security policies
- outlines the Network's information security principles to support ADRN's commitment to protect the privacy and confidentiality of data subjects.
These principles inform the following Information Assurance policy documents to provide a framework for ADRN operations and practice:
All Administrative Data Research Centres will in addition have local procedures that outline how these policies are operationalised.