Privacy Policy

Who we are

Balticlab is an innovation and leadership programme, run in partnership by the Council of the Baltic Sea States and the Swedish Institute. is the official project website and managed by the Media & Communications Unit of the Council of the Baltic Sea States Secretariat.

What information do we collect about you?

Personal data can be many things. It may be a name, address and telephone number. Or it may be an image file or an IP address.
Personal data means all forms of information that can be used to identify an individual. As a consequence, it is not just the single piece of information that determines whether or not it can be classed as personal. If a number of pieces of personal information do not identify an individual on their own but do so when put together, then they can be characterised as “personal data”.
The following information is collected when you visit our website:

  • cookies

When you access our website, cookies are used by Google Analytics.


How will we use the information about you?

We use your information (cookies) collected from the website to give you access to certain functions and to adapt the website to your preferences.
We use and implement cookies in Google Analytics to collect information about user activity on our website. The information we collect is anonymized and cannot be connected to you. We use reports by Google Analytics to help to understand website traffic and webpage usage.
We will not share your information externally.
The CBSS uses WordPress as its Content Management System. By default, WordPress does not share any personal data with anyone.


Access to your information and correction

We do everything in our power to ensure that your data is processed in a secure manner and that your rights are protected as far as possible.
We want to conduct regular reviews of our procedures and of how we process personal data. Data minimization is applied so no more data than is necessary is collected to provide CBSS services.
In the unlikely event that you feel that we are not dealing with your enquiry accurately or your rights in accordance with the legislation, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us:


Explanation of usage of Cookies

We inform visitors that we use cookies on
We use cookies to give the visitor access to certain functions, for example to adapt the website.
Visitors to the website are considered to have given their consent to our use of cookies if their browser preferences are set to accept them and if they click OK on the cookie notice banner popping up when entering our website.
If you do not accept the use of cookies, you can turn them off in your browser’s security settings. You can also set the browser to ask you every time the website attempts to put a cookie on your computer. Through the browser, you can also erase previously stored cookies; please refer to the browser’s help pages for more information.
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Embedded content from other websites

Posts on this site may include embedded content from other websites such as:

  • Vimeo

Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.
Please consider the private policies of these other website when informing yourself of their use and collection of data.


Changes to our privacy policy

We keep this policy under regular review and we will place any updates on this webpage.
This privacy policy was last updated and launched on [26 September 2018].


How to contact us

Our post address is:
Council of the Baltic Sea States Secretariat
Slussplan 9, P.O Box 2010
103 11 Stockholm


You can contact us via:

telephone: +46 8 440 19 20
fax: +46 8 440 19 44

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