personal data processing

personal data processing

Published as of 14 March 2019

With regard to the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council), which entered into force on 25 May 2018, we inform you about our data protection related activities. When collecting and processing the aforementioned data, Enterprise Estonia acts as a controller within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation; Enterprise Estonia as a controller is represented by a Management Board, the contact details of which can be foundĀ here.

The following does not apply to the storage of data of legal persons and the processing of personal data on foreign websites referred to on the websites of Enterprise Estonia (for example, Study in Estonia, Research in Estonia), for the management of which Enterprise Estonia is not responsible. Also, in national registers and information systems, where the management of online environment is not within the competence of Enterprise Estonia, the explanations do not include the purposes, extent, and methods for processing personal data, the conditions for making them public, and the rights and procedure for a person to view the data, which is the responsibility of the owner of the register.

The protection of personal data integrity is the top priority of Enterprise Estonia. We want to ensure that you are aware of which personal data Enterprise Estonia collects and why, how it uses the data, and what your choices and options are.

The conditions for data processing are valid on all websites of Enterprise Estonia, including:,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Depending on the specifics of a website, special conditions concerning the privacy policy or processing of cookies may apply on the websites (e.g., or

In order to provide you with application or service experience, which corresponds to your needs, it is necessary for Enterprise Estonia to process your personal information. Your personal information helps us to understand your needs and provide you with the best support and advice. At the same time, we need your information in order to improve the quality of our services and supports, or to comply with any obligations arising from law or legal action.

Principles of using data apply to Enterprise Estonia and any person using the services, grants or information systems of Enterprise Estonia.

Enterprise Estonia retains the right to change these principles of processing personal data at any time.

If you have any questions, concerns or complaints with regard to personal data, please feel free to contact Enterprise Estonia by sending an email to [email protected]. For questions about the personal data processed by the team of e-residency programme, please contact the e-residency programme by sending an email to [email protected].