Active Citizens Fund ( is an information webpage about the Active Citizens Fund under the EEA and Norway Grants. The page contains also a database of organizations open for cooperation under the Active Citizens Fund. The portal is owned by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and administered by the Norwegian Helsinki Committee as contact point for cooperation under the Active Citizens Fund.

Personal information

Some personal information, part of the editorial content on the portal can include names, roles, positions etc. This information is gathered from open sources and published in connection to the information and communications role that we have as a contact point for organizations under the Active Citizens Fund. Consent is not required when processing personal data as part of journalistic content or when reference can be made to Article 6e of the Regulation, when processing is required to perform a task in the public interest.

Web Analysis

The web portal collects information about the visitors on the site. The aim of the statistics provided is to improve the user-friendliness of the page. To analyze the information, we use the analysis tools Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager.

Examples of what we use the statistics for:

  • Number of visitors on the site
  • Timeframe of the visit
  • Which webpages visitors come from
  • Which browsers are being used

Information is collected by Google Analytics and kept on Google servers in USA. This information is subject to Google privacy policy.

You can control the use of information cookies and have the choice to opt out. The information cookies are automatically deleted after a while. Check how you can control the use of information cookies.


The «Share» functionality can be used to share information from the portal on social media such as Facebook or Twitter. We cannot guarantee that the social media providers do not log your information so all such services should be used with caution.


You can sign up to receive our newsletter on Active Citizens Fund through the portal. To receive the newsletter, you need to provide us with an email address, contact name and name of organization.

This information will not be shared with anyone and will be deleted when you opt out from receiving further newsletters and notifications from us.

We delete this information also in cases where the email address provided is no longer active.

We use Mailchimp to send out newsletters and you can read more about Mailchimp’s privacy policy here.


The Database is a web based search tool set up to provide assistance to those organizations seeking partners for potential cooperation under the Active Citizens Fund. Registration in the Database is voluntary.The information collected is the name of organizations, short description including field of work and possible project ideas, contact person name, mailing address, email address, phone and web address. We require your consent to publish the information provided by you. You can edit the information provided or you can ask us to edit or delete your registration at any time. Information collected through the Database will not be shared by us with third parties for commercial purposes or for any other purpose not directly connected to establishing contact between organizations interested in cooperation under the Active Citizens Fund.


The privacy policy regulations give you the right to require information about what personal data is registered on you.

You can also claim that incorrect, incomplete or information that should not be processed be corrected, deleted or supplemented.

For questions on how we process your personal information you can contact us at

The technical solutions for the web portal are provided by the Norwegian Government Security and Service Organisation (G.S.S.O). Privacy statement for G.S.S.O