Over the last days several people have notified us about emails from somebody posing as Statistics Norway. Usually the emails include the recipient winning a mobile phone. These emails are not sent from Statistics Norway and should be deleted.


Statistics Norway’s data protection officer

The most important role of Statistics Norway’s data protection officer is to act as a resource for both Statistics Norway as data controller and you as a registered party.

The data protection officer is conversant with Statistics Norway’s activity, what the personal data will be used for, and what methods and processing systems are used. Statistics Norway’s data protection officer endeavours to deal with any questions and problems that arise in an efficient and timely manner.

Pursuant to Section 7-12 of the Personal Data Regulations, a data protection officer was appointed in Statistics Norway on 1 January 2003.