Research Data Service

DataVault long-term retention

A service to archive golden copy research data

Why use DataVault

Decide if DataVault is the right place for your data

Prepare your data

Advice on preparing data for long-term archiving in the DataVault (full version)

Deposit data

How to deposit data in the DataVault.

Retrieve data

How to retrieve data from the DataVault


Cost of archiving and size of deposits

Roles and Access

The Owner and the Data Managers of a vault have different permissions.

Personal data

Advice about research data containing personal data and the DataVault

File Integrity

How DataVault keeps files safe

Review process

DataVault review process (reviewing data for decision-making around deletion or retention)

DataVault Privacy Notice

How personally identifying information collected by the DataVault system is processed