Statistics and records of the central balance sheet data office


  • Developing and publishing of aggregate statistics related to the functions of Banco de España
  • To serve as a source for drawing up the financial accounts of the Spanish economy
  • To create a tree of business groups of companies reporting information
  • To obtain data to analyse business behaviour and the effects of monetary policy measures on finance and business results
  • To manage access to the Banco de España Data Laboratory (BELab) by researchers

Legal basis

Performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller pursuant to Law 13/1994, of 1 June, on the Autonomy of Banco de España.

Categories of data subjects

  • Data subjects reporting voluntary information
  • Data subjects reporting compulsory information
  • Researchers applying for access to the BELab and co-researchers

Categories of personal data

  • Identification data: Name and surname
  • Contact data: Phone number, e-mail, postal address
  • Professional and academic data: Professional position, CV
  • Economic and financial data: Transactions of goods and services
  • Technological data: IP address, logs

Retention period

Personal data shall be retained for the time necessary to fulfil the purpose for which they were collected and to allocate any liability arising from said purpose and from the processing of the data.

Security measures

Security measures provided for in Annex II of Royal Decree 3/2020, of 8 January, which regulates the National Security Scheme in the field of Electronic Administration.


  • Courts of Justice
  • Other competent public authorities

International transfer of data


Data controller

Banco de España
NIF: Q2802472G

Data Protection Officer

Division of Governance and Transparency
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Exercise of rights and complaints

You can check whether it is mandatory for you to provide your personal data, as well as the procedure to exercise your rights, withdraw your consent if applicable and lodge a complaint before the Data Protection Officer or the Spanish Data Protection Agency at our Privacy Policy