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Comparative Tables

The following table provides an overview of the security classification of classified information – which complies with the respective classification in Estonia – established by foreign states and international organisations.

Estonia PIIRATUD KONFIDENTISAALNE SALAJANE TÄIESTI SALAJANE
NATO NATO RESTRICTED NATO CONFIDENTIAL NATO SECRET COSMIC TOP SECRET
European Union RESTREINT UE
EU RESTRICTED
CONFIDENTIEL UE
EU CONFIDENTIAL
SECRET UE
EU SECRET
TRÈS SECRET UE
EU TOP SECRET

 Albania

 -

 KONFIDENCIAL

 SEKRET

 TEPER SEKRET

Austria

EINGESCHRÄNKT

 VERTRAULICH

 GEHEIM

  STRENG GEHEIM

Bulgaria ЗA CЛУЖΕБНО ПОЛЗВАНЕ ΠOBEPИTEЛHO CEKPETHO CTPOΓO CEKPETHO

Croatia

OGRANIČENO

POVJERLJIVO

TAJNO

VRLO TAJNO

Czech Republic VYHRAZENĖ DŮVĚRNÉ  TAJNÉ PŘÍSNĚ TAJNÉ

Cyprus

ΠEPIOPIΣMEΝHΣ XPHΣHΣ

EMΠІΣTEYTIKO

AΠOPPHTO

AKPΩΣ AΠOPPHTO

 Finland

 KÄYTTÖ RAJOITETTU

 LUOTTAMUKSELLINEN

 SALAINEN

 ERITTÄIN SALAINEN

 France

 DIFFUSION RESTREINTE

 CONFIDENTIEL DEFENSE

 SECRET DEFENSE

 TRES SECRET DEFENSE

 Georgia

 SEZRUDULI SARGEBLOBISTVIS

SAIDUMLO

 SRULIAD SAIDUMLO

 GANSAKUTREBULI MNISVNELOBIS

 Germany

 -

 VS-VERTRAULICH

 GEHEIM

 -

 Greece

 PERIORISMENIS CHRISSIS

 EMPISTEYTIKO

 APORRITO

 AKROS APORRITO

 Israel

 -

 SHAMUR

 SODI

 SODI BEYOTER

 Italy

 RISERVATO

 RISERVATISSIMO

 SEGRETO

 SECRETISSIMO

 Latvia

 DIENESTA VAJADZĪBĀM

 KONFIDENCIĀLI

 SLEPENI

 SEVIŠĶI SLEPENI

 Lithuania

 -

 KONFIDENCIALIAI

 SLAPTAI

 VISIŠKAI SLAPTAI

 Luxembourg

 RESTREINT LUX

CONFIDENTIEL LUX 

 SECRET LUX

TRES SECRET LUX 

Macedonia

 ИНТЕРНО

 ДОВЕРЛИВО

 СТРОГО ДОВЕРЛИВО

 ДРЖАВНА ТАJНА

 Norway

 BERGENSET

 KONFIDENSIELT

 HEMMELIG

 STRENGT HEMMELIG

 Poland

 ZASTRZEŹONE

 POUFNE

 TAJNE

 ŚCİŚLE TAJNE

 Portugal

 RESERVADO

 CONFIDENCIAL

 SECRETO

 MUITO SECRETO

 Romania

 SECRET DE SERVICIU

 SECRET

 STRICT SECRET

 STRICT SECRET DE IMPORTANŢĂ DEOSEBITĂ

 Slovakia

 VYHRADENĖ

 DÔVERNÉ

 TAJNÉ

 PRÍSNE TAJNÉ

Spain DIFUSIÓN LIMITADA CONFIDENCIAL RESERVADO SECRETO
Sweden - HEMLIG HEMLIG KVALIFICERAT HEMLIG
Turkey HIZMETE ÖZEL ÖZEL GİZLİ ÇOK GİZLİ
United Kingdom UK OFFICIAL-SENSITIVE - UK SECRET -

United States of America 

 -

 CONFIDENTIAL

SECRET 

TOP SECRET 

Ukraine ДЛЯ СЛУЖБОГО КОРИСТУВАННЯ ТАЄМНО ЦІЛКОМ ТАЄМНО ОСОБЛИВОЇ ВАЖЛИВОСТІ

The following table provides an overview of the level of classified information, applied by international organisations whose information Estonia is required to protect as a member of such an organisation, which matches the level of classified information to the respective level in Estonia. 

In the given case, the level of classified information has not been directly translated but the respective levels of protective measures applicable to classified information and restricted information, laid down with the Estonian State Secrets Act and Public Information Act, have been compared to the respective protection levels applicable in an international organisation. 

Convention/International Organisation Marking adopted by International Organisations Respective marking in Estonia Document serving as the basis for level of classification / remarks
OECD  CONFIDENTIAL ASUTUSESISESEKS KASUTAMISEKS
(FOR OFFICIAL USE)
Council Resolution on the Classification and Declassification of Information 10.07.1997 C(97)64/FINAL
Wassenaar RESTRICTED ASUTUSESISESEKS KASUTAMISEKS
(FOR OFFICIAL USE)
Supplementary Guidelines for the Protection of Wassenaar-confidential information;
CONFIDENTIAL ASUTUSESISESEKS KASUTAMISEKS
(FOR OFFICIAL USE)(since 13.05.2014)
evaluation of the  Wassenaar Arrangement Information System (WAIS) performed by the Estonian Security Accrediation Authority
OSCE RESTRICTED ASUTUSESISESEKS KASUTAMISEKS
(FOR OFFICIAL USE)
Administrative Directive No 1/97 / Additional restrictions to distribution, laid down with the OSCE rules, are applicable
OPCW OPCW RESTRICTED PIIRATUD (RESTRICTED) OPCW Policy on Confidentiality, 16 May 1997 / Additional restrictions to processing, laid down with the OPCW rules, are applicable
OPCW PROTECTED PIIRATUD (RESTRICTED)
OPCW HIGHLY PROTECTED PIIRATUD (RESTRICTED)

Council of Europe

RESTRICTED ASUTUSESISESEKS KASUTAMISEKS
(FOR OFFICIAL USE)
Resolution Res(2001)6 on Access to Council of Europe documents / Additional restrictions to distribution, laid down with the Res(2001)6 rules, are applicable
CONFIDENTIAL ASUTUSESISESEKS KASUTAMISEKS
(FOR OFFICIAL USE)
SECRET ASUTUSESISESEKS KASUTAMISEKS
(FOR OFFICIAL USE)
WTO RESTRICTED ASUTUSESISESEKS KASUTAMISEKS
(FOR OFFICIAL USE)
General Council Draft Decision "Procedures for the Circulation and Destruction of WTO Documents" (WT/GC/W/464/Rev.1)
EUROPOL RESTREINT UE PIIRATUD (RESTRICTED) COUNCIL DECISION of 6 April 2009 establishing the European Police Office art 46.
CONFIDENTIEL UE KONFIDENTSIAALNE (CONFIDENTIAL)
SECRET UE SALAJANE (SECRET)
TRES SECRET UE/EU TOP SECRET TÄIESTI SALAJANE (TOP SECRET)
ICC RESTRICTED ASUTUSESISESEKS KASUTAMISEKS
(FOR OFFICIAL USE)
"ICC Information Protection Policy" ICC/AI/2007/001; "ICC Policy on Personnel Security Clearances" ICC/AI/2007/006. Additional restrictions laid down with the ICC rules are applicable.
CONFIDENTIAL   PIIRATUD (RESTRICTED)
SECRET PIIRATUD (RESTRICTED)
UNDER SEAL PIIRATUD (RESTRICTED)
NSG  NSG CONFIDENTIAL ASUTUSESISESEKS KASUTAMISEKS
(FOR OFFICIAL USE) (since 10.10.2012)
"NSG Procedural Arrangement for the Nuclear Suppliers Group" NSG(07)36; additional guidelines from the NSG POC Staff representative.
 FRONTEX RESTREINT UE  PIIRATUD (RESTRICTED) FRONTEX Security Manual 17.03.2011
CONFIDENTIEL UE  KONFIDENTSIAALNE (CONFIDENTIAL)
SECRET UE SALAJANE (SECRET)
TRES SECRET UE/EU TOP SECRET TÄIESTI SALAJANE (TOP SECRET)
 ICTY  CONFIDENTIAL  ASUTUSESISESEKS KASUTAMISEKS
(FOR OFFICIAL USE)
Letter No 4.3-1/1783 of 21 April 2009, additional guidelines from the ICTY POC Staff representative.
   
AG (Australian Group) AG-IN-CONFIDENCE ASUTUSESISESEKS KASUTAMISEKS (FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY) Võrdlusel on tuginetud kirjavahetusele AG kontaktisikuga. Täiendavad kirjalikud juhised teabe avaldajalt.
AG CONFIDENTIAL PIIRATUD (RESTRICTED)
AG SECRET KONFIDENTSIAALNE (CONFIDENTIAL)
CCEB RESTICTED  PIIRATUD (RESTRICTED)   
CONFIDENTIAL   KONFIDENTSIAALNE (CONFIDENTIAL)
UN CONFIDENTIAL  PIIRATUD (RESTRICTED) ST/SGB/2007/6, 12.02.2007 Secretary General´s bulletin, Information sensitivity, classification and handling.
STRICLTY CONFIDENTIAL  PIIRATUD (RESTRICTED)