Official public registers


  • Keep record of institutions supervised by the Banco de España
  • Keep record of agents empowered and appointed to act on a regular basis on behalf of credit institutions, electronic money institutions and payment institutions, including EU institutions providing services in Spain
  • Keep record of authorized dealers and dealers appointed to act on behalf of electronic money institutions
  • Keep record of marketers and promoters who carry out professionally, on a regular basis and in the name and on behalf of the credit institution, the promotion and marketing activities of transactions or services typical of the activity of a credit institution, including investment and ancillary services referred to in Article 63 of the Securities Market Law
  • Keep record of the data of professional practitioners, communicated by specialized valuation entities and by the valuation services of the lenders
  • Keep record of ownership authorizations of foreign exchange establishments
  • Keep record of providers engaged in exchange services between virtual currencies and fiat currencies as well as custodian wallet providers
  • Receipt of affidavits from operators, other than the Banco de España, of websites comparing fees charged by payment service providers

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 10/2014, of 26 June on management, supervision and solvency of credit institutions.
  • Royal Decree-Law 19/2018, of 23 November, on payment services and other urgent financial measures.
  • Law 21/2011, of 26 July, on electronic money.
  • Law 2/1981, of 25 March, regulating the mortgage market.
  • Law 13/1996, of 30 December, on tax, administrative and social order measures
  • Law 10/2010, of 28 April, on prevention of money laundering and terrorist financing
  • Royal Decree-Law 19/2017 of 24 November on basic payment accounts, transfer of payment accounts and fee comparability
  • Law 5/2019, of 15 March, regulating real estate credit agreements

Categories of data subjects

  • Legal representatives
  • Applicants
  • Agents of supervised entities
  • Marketers
  • Promoters
  • E-money institution distributors
  • Professionals linked to appraisal companies
  • Contact persons
  • Providers engaged in exchange services between virtual currencies and fiat currencies as well as custodian wallet providers

Categories of personal data

  • Identification data: Name, surname, ID number
  • Professional and academic data: Professional details and commercial information
  • Personal characteristics data: Nationality and date of birth
  • Contact data: Phone number, address, e-mail
  • Economic data: Good and services transactions and commercial information

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.


  • Tax Administration
  • Court of Auditors and its regional equivalents
  • EU institutions
  • Provincial councils
  • Spanish stock exchange commission (CNMV)
  • Spanish AML/CFT supervisor (Sepblac)
  • 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