Cookies policy

Cookies policy

This website, like most Internet sites, uses cookies to improve and optimise the user experience. Here information is provided on what “cookies” are and how they can be disabled or deleted.

What are cookies and how are they used on this Banco de España website?

Cookies are electronic files downloaded onto users' computers during visits to a website, in order to store and recover information. Like most websites, this Banco de España website uses cookies to:

  • Establish protection and security levels that prevent or hinder cyber attacks against the website or its users.
  • Personalise web browsing and make it easier for users. Cookies are associated with individual anonymous users and their computers, and do not provide references enabling any personal data to be gathered or deduced.
  • To statistically monitor the activity of the websites in order to make improvements based on the analysis of usage data from service users.

Users can configure their browser to notify them and reject the cookies sent by this Banco de España website and will still be able to access its content. However, please be aware that this may reduce the functionality of the website.

The following cookies are installed when accessing the website

How can users configure cookies?

As this website can be used without cookies, users may block or disable them in their browser settings, so the browser will reject all or some cookies.

How to access cookie settings in the most common browsers:

  • Internet Explorer: Tools -> Internet Options -> Privacy -> Settings. For more information, please consult Microsoft supportOpens in a new window or the browser Help button.
  • Safari: Preferences -> Security. For more information, please consult Apple supportOpens in a new window or browser Help.
  • Firefox: Tools -> Options -> Privacy -> History -> Use custom settings. For more information, please consult Mozilla supportOpens in a new window or browser Help.
  • Chrome: Settings -> Show advanced settings -> Privacy -> Content settings. For more information, please consult Google supportOpens in a new window or browser Help.

It is also possible to restrict the use of third-party cookies by following these instructions:

Updates and changes to the cookie policy

This Banco de España website may change its cookie policy to reflect the requirements of laws and regulations, or to adapt the policy to the rulings of the Spanish Data Protection Agency. For this reason, users are advised to consult it regularly.