Deposits, recovery and payment orders in foreign currency


  • Processing of recovery and payment orders in foreign currency
  • Handling of deposits in foreign currency held by public institutions

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
  • Law 10/2010, of 28 April, on prevention of money laundering and terrorist financing

Categories of data subjects

  • Beneficiaries
  • Taxpayers and compelled subjects
  • Employees
  • Legal representatives

Categories of personal data

  • Identification data: Name, surname, ID number, signature
  • Contact data: Phone number, address
  • Economic and financial data: Data related to transactions, account number
  • Data regarding administrative infringements

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.


  • Credit and other financial institutions
  • Spanish AML/CFT supervisor (Sepblac)
  • Courts of Justice
  • Other competent public authorities

International transfer of data

Non-EU financial institutions receiving recovery and payment orders in foreign currency

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