Using private IDs in public


PDF Google Doc Slides


Alex Parsons


Unique identifiers for people and companies add enormous value to anti-corruption datasets like beneficial ownership registers, but releasing them has privacy implications. This paper explores different approaches to make private IDs useful in public or internally shared datasets.

Research newsletter

Sign up to our mailing list for updates about new publications and events.

Cite this

Parsons, A. (2020). Using private IDs in public. [online] mySociety Research. Available at: https://research.mysociety.org/publications/using-private-ids-public [Accessed 21 Oct 2020].