This Privacy Policy will help you make decisions on the data you may provide through the website (henceforth, the "Website")..

We therefore recommend you read it carefully.

What information is covered by this Privacy Policy?

This Privacy Policy tells Users how their personal data provided through the Website is collected, processed and protected.

Users must carefully read this Privacy Policy, which has been written in a clear and simple style so it can be easily understood, and determine freely and voluntarily whether they wish to provide their personal data through the Website.

Who is the data controller for your personal data?

The data controller responsible for the Website and the processing of the personal data provided by Users is BANCO DE ESPAÑA, with Tax Identification Code (CIF) Q2802472G, registered office at Calle Alcalá no. 48, 28014, Madrid, Spain and telephone 913 385 000.

Users can contact Banco de España’s Data Protection Officer with the following contact form , or by writing to Banco de España at the above address, for the attention of the “Delegado de Protección de Datos”.

Why will your data be processed?

Personal data provided through the Website will be processed for the following purposes:

  • Managing subscriptions to ECCBSO newsletter.
  • Preparing statistical reports on Users’ access habits and activities, in accordance with the Cookies Policy

What is our legal basis for processing your personal data?

The legal basis to process Users’ data will be the Users’ consent, in cases where it is required, such as when the processing is due to the interested party subscribing to an information channel. This consent may be withdrawn at any time, although its withdrawal will not affect the legality of processing done before that time.

Where will your personal data be sent?

Unless expressly indicated, the processed data will be shared with third parties only if legally required.

Notwithstanding the above, your personal data may be communicated to companies that provide services to Banco de España or whose services are required to provide the purposes stated above.

The recipients stated in this section may be located within or without the European Economic Area, and international data transfers will be duly lawful in the latter case.

How long will your personal data be kept for?

Users' personal data will be retained for the time necessary for the purpose for which it was collected and to determine the possible liabilities that may arise from that purpose and the processing of the data. In legally established cases, Spanish regulations on archives and documentary heritage will apply.

What rights do the data protection regulations give you?

Users may send a written document signed by the data subject, attaching in all cases a copy of their Spanish National Identity Document or equivalent document proving their identity and specifying the right or rights they wish to exercise, via this contact form for the exercise of rights or to the “Delegado de Protección de Datos” at Calle Alcalá no. 48, 28014, Madrid, Spain, for:

  • Revoking the consent given.
  • Obtaining confirmation as to whether or not Banco de España is processing personal data concerning the User.
  • Accessing their personal data.
  • Correcting inaccurate or incomplete data.
  • Requesting the deletion of their data when, among other reasons, the data are no longer necessary for the purposes they were collected for.
  • Requesting that Banco de España restrict data processing when any of the conditions provided for in the data protection regulations are met.
  • Requesting the portability of their data.

Users may also bring a claim before the Spanish Data Protection Agency, should they believe that Banco de España has violated their rights recognised by applicable data protection regulations.

Without prejudice to the above, Users may contact Banco de España’s data protection officer with the following contact form.

How are your personal data protected?

Users’ data shall be processed in absolute confidence at all times, in compliance with the mandatory duty of secrecy and under the provisions set out in the applicable regulations, with the necessary technical and organisational measures adopted for these purposes for guaranteeing the security of those data and preventing them from being subject to any alteration or loss or unauthorised processing or access, taking into account the latest technology, the nature of the stored data and the risks to which they are exposed.

What are your responsibilities in relation to the data you provide?


  • Guarantee that the data they provide to Banco de España are true, accurate, complete and up-to-date. For these purposes, Users shall be responsible for the truthfulness of all the data communicated and shall keep the information they provide up-to-date, so as to reflect their actual situation.
  • Users shall be responsible and liable for any false or inaccurate information that they provide through the Website and for any damages, direct or indirect, that they cause Banco de España or third parties.

Banco de España will ensure the appropriate use of the personal data of minors, guaranteeing compliance with the laws applicable to them, using all the measures that may reasonably be expected. Notwithstanding the above, Banco de España accepts no liability for personal data provided by minors below the minimum age to be able to consent to the processing of their own personal data, without the previous consent of their parents, guardians or legal representatives, as set forth by applicable law.