Our Secure Research Data Centre


Researchers can use sensitive, restricted-access data in our Secure Research Data Centre at the University of Cape Town. These data include person- household - and institution-level variables that could make identification of respondents possible. They therefore need to be used by responsible researchers in a secure facility. 

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Secure Research Data Centre FAQs

How do I apply to use the restricted-access data in the Centre?
To use the restricted data available in our Secure Centre, researchers should complete our application for access to the centre form and email it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

I have access, but I want to bring data in to the Centre to link with your data. How do I do this?
Accredited Researchers wishing to import data into the Centre should complete a Request to import data form.

I have finished my research in the Centre. How do I take out my tables of aggregated statistics and syntax files?
Accredited Researchers working in the Centre who want to remove their final research output should complete our Research output request form and email it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

I want to share my research data with others, but these data cannot be shared online. How do I deposit the data for use in the Centre?
Data collectors who have sensitive or partially anonymised data they want to share through our Secure Centre can contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and send us a completed Data deposit agreement form.  This is an agreement entered into between DataFirst, University of Cape Town and the depositor. This agreement does not transfer ownership of the data to Datafirst.

 

Contact us

Secure Research Data Centre: +27 (0)21-650-5707
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Visit:  Suite 3.48, 3rd floor, School of Economics Building, Middle Campus, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch, Cape Town 
Mail: Private Bag X3, Rondebosch, 7701, Cape Town, South Africa 
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