Privacy Policy


We would like to thank you for visiting this site. We are committed to protecting our visitors' privacy and we will not collect any personal information about you as a visitor unless you provide it voluntarily. We shall abide by the principles of the Data Protection Act 2002 and ensure that the data is used for no other purposes and is disclosed to no third party.

If you read or download information from our site, we automatically collect and store the following non-personal information:

The requested web page or download;

  • Whether the request was successful or not;
  • The date and time when you accessed the site;
  • The Internet address of the web site or the domain name of the computer from which you accessed the site;
  • The operating system of the machine running your web browser and the type and version of your web browser.

Personal Information

In cases where you submit any personal information, we use the personal information to respond to your specific query. In other cases, NSO may use your personal information for the purpose for which it was collected, for other directly related purposes supporting the efficient planning and provision of services, or other purpose required by law. NSO will take reasonable steps to ensure personal information that it keeps is accurate, up to date, and relevant to the purposes for which it is to be used.

Access to your Information

You may request us at any time what information is effectively held on you if any, at that particular time. You have the right to have any inaccuracies corrected and where applicable erased, if they are not already deleted.


The NSO has taken all the necessary precautions to ensure that any data collected by means on online surveys and other data collection methods is used only for the purpose of statistical compilation and analysis as stipulated in the Malta Statistics Authority Act, 2000.


Our site has a number of links to other local and international organisations and agencies. In some cases, we link to private organisations with their permission. It is important for you to note that upon linking to another site, you are no longer on our site and you become subject to the privacy policy of the new site.