Privacy Statement

By virtue of the Call for proposals EAC/S14/2019, Measuring CCS (acronym for Measuring the Cultural and Creative Sectors in the EU, is a project funded by the European Commision, Directorate-General for Education, Youth, Sport and Culture designed and managed under the responsibility of Qmetrics Serviços de Consultoria Em Gestão de Informação, LDA., with headquarters in Lisbon, Portugal.

The Measuring CCS Project aims to elaborate a statistical framework for measuring the Cultural and Creative Sectors (CCS) in the EU, building on Eurostat’s already existing and planned work and classification. This framework would enable regular statistical analysis of the economic, cultural and social potential of the CCS in Europe. Through a multidisciplinary qualitative and quantitative approach, Measuring CCS will work to:

  • offer an updated definition of the scope of the ‘Cultural and creative sectors’ with a clear statistical definition per single sector (including on-line services).
  • develop a new methodology for capturing and quantifying on-line services per sector whether these are paid services, or financed by advertising and by data.
  • build a methodology to allow better quantification of CCS and comparability at EU level of all available data (existing data, and new data as resulting from the newly developed research,as well as methodology for its regular monitoring of the CCS in the EU.
  • provide updated economic figures on CCS in application of the proposed methodology.


Qmetrics Serviços de Consultoria Em Gestão de Informação, LDA


Avenida Columbano Bordalo Pinheiro, n.108 – Lisbon, Portugal

Qmetrics Serviços de Consultoria Em Gestão de Informação, LDA is the CONTROLLER of the USER’s personal data and informs him/her that these data shall be processed in accordance with the provisions of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of 27 April (GDPR).

Contact and person in charge

Susana Justo

+ 00 351 966 080 340


Measuring CCS’s stakeholder register.

Purpose and legal basis for the processing of personal data

Personal data is processed to enforce the cooperation and communication between the registry and the person in the register. The stakeholder register is considered to serve the public interest (YoL 2§). In addition, the register information can be used for event invitations, newsletter distribution, contact, dealings, reporting, and other information sharing and enabling collaboration.

Personal data may also be combined to perform analyses but in a way the reports are not identifiable by individuals.

Google Analytics is used to gain insights and improve the functionality of our website.

Description of the processed personal data

The processed personal data in the register is name and email address.

Retention period of personal data

Personal data shall be kept in a reliable manner for as long as it is appropriate for the communication of the Measuring CCS project. The data will then be permanently deleted.

Regular transfers of data

The register data can be used within the Measuring CCS project. Data will not be disclosed to outside the project.

Principles of protecting the register

The data in the register is kept technically secure. Unauthorized access to information is blocked, e.g. through the use of firewalls and other technical hedges. The register data shall be accessed only by the controller and by specially designated technical persons. Only certain persons have the right to process data in the registry. These persons are bound by the confidentiality of the information in the register. There are no physical copies of the registry.

Rights of subscribers

The person in the register has always right to:

1) request from the register controller access to personal data relating to him or her and the right to request rectification or erasure or restriction of processing of such information, and the right to transfer data from one system to another.

2) check and, if necessary, correct the data on him or her in the register. In this case, the request shall be made in writing to the registry controller. The person in the register has the right to rectification of the information that was wrongly recorded.

3) revoke the consent at any time without prejudice to the legality of the processing carried out before it is withdrawn; to the extent that the processing of personal data is based on the consent of the data subject.

4) be removed from all registers permanently and reliably.

5) make a complaint about the processing of personal data to supervisory authorities.

Leaving the register

It is possible to leave the register by sending a request to


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