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Personal Data Protection

The personal data requested in the electronic procedures and services of this Central Electronic Office are managed in accordance with the provisions of Organic Law 3/2018, of 5 December, on Personal Data Protection and Digital Rights Guarantee and Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 (General Data Protection Regulation).

You may exercise the rights of access, rectification, deletion, limitation and opposition to the processing of the data, when appropriate, by contacting the person responsible for the processing, or by means of the network of assistance offices regarding registration procedures (https://administracion.gob .is).

Find more information on this issue and contact data of the department’s Data Protection Officer in the data protection channel of this Ministry website. 

Cookie policy

The website use cookies (small files of information that the server sends to the computer of the person who accesses the page).

  • Own cookies

    Cookies are used to ensure the correct function and display of this website, which do not gather nor use personal data:

    ​Ownership​Technical Cookies​Purpose
    Own cookies Contr (upon signing out)Selected page contrast
    WSS_FullScreenMode (upon signing out)The screen mode in which the user has navigated
    Tam (upon signing out)Selected font size
    ASP.Net_Session_Id (upon signing out)User session

    Website functions affected if the technical cookies are deleted:

    • ​General search engine of the site.
    • Pages with search results.
    • Paging of search results.
  • Third-party cookies

    The electronic office of this Ministry uses Google Analytics with the sole and exclusive purpose of creating statistical reports. Google analytics uses the JavaScript library: gtag.js, which uses two cookies for the purpose of distinguishing between different users, as well as individual sessions with a single user.

    ​cookie name​Predetermined duration​Description
    ​_ga​Temporary​Used to distinguish between users
    ​_ga_ < container-id >​TemporaryUsed to maintain the status of the session

    Google Analytics 4 does not record nor store IP addresses. It removes the IP addresses it collects from EU users before recording them on domains and servers in the EU. IP address data are used solely to obtain geolocation data and are immediately deleted. They are not recorded, they cannot be accessed and are not used for any other purpose. In case their installation is accepted, the term of permanence of these cookies is 3 months.

How to modify cookie settings 

 You can limit, block or delete the cookies of the office or any other web page by using its browser. The “Help” button in each browser will show you how to do it.