Privacy policy

The Short Sale Register (SSR), and the connected authentication service (Auth), is used to enable reporting of short positions to the Financial Supervisory Authority of Norway.

It is the Financial Supervisory Authority of Norway, represented by the director, who is responsible for the processing of the personal information collected through these sites.

This statement contains information you are entitled to in accordance with the Personal Data Act §18-1 and §19.


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No data collected through the use of cookies is used to identify individuals. It is either used as a technical necessity, or to generate aggregated statistics about the users of the site.

By using this site and our services, you consent to the use of cookies as described in this policy. You may control the cookies accepted by your browser by changing the cookie settings. Note that not accepting certain cookies may cause the application to fail to operate as expected.

Personal information

Should you choose to register as a user of the Short Sale Register, The Financial Supervisory Authority will ask you to provide personal information, including name, address, phone number, email, country of residence, and equivalent information about any natural or legal persons you intend to report short positions on behalf of. This information is used to ensure that the positions reported are legitimate, and to support reporting of positions to the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA).

Personal information that is provided to The Financial Supervisory Authority is encrypted before transmission using HTTPS, and is stored in encrypted form in our databases.

Any questions about the privacy policy may be directed at The Financial Supervisory Authority by email ( or by phone (+47 22 93 98 00).