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This document was added or updated on 12/02/2016.
CONDITIONS OF USE
In accordance with the Census and Statistics Act 1905, data in TableBuilder are subjected to a confidentiality process before release. The release of microdata must satisfy the ABS legislative obligation to release information in a manner that is not likely to enable the identification of a particular person or organisation. This confidentiality process is applied to avoid releasing information that may lead to the identification of individuals, families, households, dwellings or businesses.
Prior to being granted access to TableBuilder users must agree to the following ABS Terms and Conditions of TableBuilder Access:
ABS DATA LABORATORY
The ABS Data Laboratory (ABSDL) service is provided on a fully cost recovered basis, with a one-off set up cost, and a per session cost. The costs includes preparation of the desktop PC, maintenance of the client's access to a microdata product, as well as vetting of all output produced during the ABSDL session. Sessions are 3.5 hours or part thereof. Loading of different analytical packages may incur additional costs.
Access is provided to visiting users in a secure location within ABS premises. The ABSDL allows interactive (real time) access to the microdata files. There are no limitations on what unit record or summary information a user can view within an ABSDL, and users are allowed to produce graphical outputs. Users are supervised at all times and must not bring mobile phones, cameras, USB keys, laptops, palm pilots or similar transmission or storage devices into the secure location. All outputs produced by users in ABSDL are manually cleared for release after the session.
For more information on the ABSDL, please refer the About the ABS Data Laboratory page on the ABS website.
CONDITIONS OF SALE
All ABS products and services are provided subject to the ABS Disclaimer, ABS Copyright, ABS Privacy and ABS Conditions of Sale.
Any queries relating to these Conditions of Sale should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Microdata access is priced according to the ABS Pricing Policy and Commonwealth Cost Recovery Guidelines. For details refer to ABS Pricing Policy on the ABS website. For microdata prices refer to the Microdata prices web page.
HOW TO APPLY FOR ACCESS
Clients wishing to access the microdata should read the How to Apply for Microdata web page.
Clients should familiarise themselves with the User Manual: Responsible Use of ABS CURFs and/or the User Manual: TableBuilder, depending on the product or products being accessed.
Other related microdata information is available via the Microdata web pages.
To apply for access to the ACLD in TableBuilder, register and apply in the Registration Centre.
To apply for access to the ACLD in ABS Data Laboratory, please contact Microdata Access Strategies via email@example.com.
Further information on access steps can be found on the How to Apply for Microdata page on the ABS web site.
The ABS/Universities Australia Agreement provides participating universities with access to a range of ABS products and services. This includes access to microdata.
For further information, university clients should refer to the ABS/Universities Australia Agreement web page.
The Microdata Entry page on the ABS website contains links to microdata related information to assist users to understand and access microdata.
For further information users should email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone (02) 6252 7714.
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