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Roles & Responsibilities


The following information describes the roles and responsibilities of the Delegate and Contact Officer under an Organisational Licence.


As my organisation's Delegate I:

  • am at a more senior level than the Contact Officer
  • will act as another point of contact for my organisation when the ABS can't get in touch with my organisation's Contact Officer(s)
  • can request that a Contact Officer be added or removed from the organisation
  • will receive notifications for my information:
    1. on successful registration of my organisation
    2. when a new product licence has been purchased by my organisation
    3. when a Contact Officer is added or removed from my organisation
    4. when there has been a breach by a member of my organisation

Contact Officer

Access to ABS data through the ABS User Registration system is subject to agreement by the Contact Officers(s) of an organisation to abide by the Roles & Responsibilities as set out below.

On receipt of your application and payment, your organisation may register members for the following products:
  • Census TableBuilder Pro 2011
  • Census TableBuilder Basic 2011
  • Census DataPacks 2011
  • Survey TableBuilder datasets

Roles and responsibilities

As a contact officer for my organisation, I:
  • will be a primary point of contact with the ABS
  • can endorse applicants as members of the organisation
  • can endorse applications for access to ABS products
  • can register my organisation and arrange payment for the licence if applicable
  • can add additional Contact Officers
  • will notify the ABS if I am aware that a user in my organisation has misused the data
  • understand that the ABS reserves the right to change the licence price for paid products without notice


The ABS has taken great care to ensure that the information in ABS registered products is as correct and accurate as possible. However, the ABS doesn't guarantee,
or accept any legal liability whatsoever arising from, or connected to, the use of any material contained within, or derived from, its products.

As my organisation's Contact Officer, I understand the following:

I understand my roles and responsibilities as a Contact Officer for my organisation, the conditions in this document and undertake to adhere to any future conditions that are notified to registered users.

I am aware that all data extracted from registered ABS products are confidentialised prior to being supplied to me and that, as a result, no reliance should be placed on data cells of small value.

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