In the process of international research cooperation

Development Programme Bonus, the Norwegian-Estonian Research Cooperation Programme), the Estonian Research Council processes the name, contact data, data on education and training courses, and, if necessary, the financial and employment data, of a person related to the application, depending on the application.

The organisation of international research cooperation is the Estonian Research Council’s obligation arising from law and a task in the public interest, also, when a contract is entered into in relation to the activity, processing is necessary for entering into and performing the contract. The processing of contact data in reviewing feedback is based on the Estonian Research Council’s legitimate interest.

As a rule, data is stored for 5 years after the expiry of a project. More specific storage terms are available in the list of documents as approved by the Estonian Research Council’s directive .