Extent of responsibility for the contents and services rendered

The information published herein is for information purposes only. The Banco de España reserves the right to partially or fully remove or discontinue its publication and to modify the structure and content of this website without prior notice, including restricting or denying access to this information. The aim of the Banco de España is to maintain the quality and accuracy of the information and to prevent and minimise possible errors caused by technical failures. However, it does not guarantee that this service will not be interrupted or affected by such failures.

As a consequence of the foregoing, the Banco de España shall not be liable for any loss or damage caused by decisions taken on the basis of the information published on this website; nor for possible inaccuracies, omissions or errors contained therein, or for problems caused by the use of this website or any other externally linked website; nor for loss or damage caused to the user's software or hardware as a result of accessing this website or downloading programmes or files published herein. Neither does it guarantee nor shall it be responsible for ensuring that any information available on this website is an exact copy of the documents published in paper format, nor shall it be responsible for the links and references to other websites or for the information published by third parties in which this website is cited as a source.

By accessing any page of the Banco de España website, users accept this clause and agree with its content.

Copyright of the content of the Banco de España website

All pages of this website are covered by Web Copyright © Banco de España, Madrid, Spain. 2004 All rights reserved.

The texts, photos and graphic elements which make up the Banco de España website and that are disseminated through the same, as well as its form of presentation, belong exclusively to the Banco de España, which holds all the rights to exploit the same, directly or through agreements with third parties. In general, the Banco de España does not grant licences or authorisations to use its industrial or intellectual property rights or for any other property or right related to its website, except by express written agreement with third parties, and reserves the right to modify or limit the conditions of use of the information published on its website at any time, as set out below:

Users of the Banco de España website may make free private use of the information obtained directly from it, including making local memory copies (RAM) or copies on other temporary storage devices. In all other cases in which the information is to be used for purposes other than private consultation, such use shall only be authorised if the following conditions are observed and fulfilled:

  • The distribution or copying of the information published on the Banco de España website shall be made accurately, without manipulating or altering its content and the Banco de España must always be cited as the source.
  • When the information is included in documents or other media that are not freely given away or freely transferred, the private individual or legal entity that publishes or disseminates it by any means shall inform the purchasers and/or assignees that the information may be obtained free of charge from the Banco de España website, both before they pay any subscription or price and each time the information taken from the Banco de España website is made available to them.
  • The information obtained from the Banco de España website may be used to make calculations that will be disseminated by the user (for example, through periodic adjustments of statistical data, calculations of changes in rates), provided that they unequivocally indicate when disseminating these calculations, that the source used was the Banco de España.
  • When there are links from any website to the Banco de España website or to any of its internal pages, the corresponding pages shall open in a new window and must be the only element on the screen (for example, they should not open within the frame of another website).

Users agree to use this website and its services observing the previously expressed conditions and the Banco de España reserves the right to exercise the corresponding legal actions to claim for liabilities of any kind deriving from any breach of these terms.

Conditions applicable to certification services

The applicant of a computing component certificate for external entities issued by the PKI of Banco de España must:

  1. Provide exact, complete and truthful information regarding the details requested to issue the certificate.
  2. Inform the Banco de España of any change to this information.
  3. Read and accept the conditions of use of the certificates, particularly those contained in the SCP and the CP, as well as the modifications to the same.
  4. Limit and adapt the use of the certificate to that established in the SCP and the CP.
  5. Apply the necessary care and measures to guarantee the safekeeping of the private key associated to the certificate, avoiding it being lost, copied or its unauthorised use.
  6. Immediately request the revocation of the certificate should any inaccuracies be detected in the information contained in the same or in the event of knowledge or suspicion of the loss of reliability of the private key associated to the certificate, due, amongst other reasons, to loss, suspicion of copying or unauthorised use.
  7. Not monitor, manipulate or carry out acts of reverse engineering on the certificate or private associated key.
  8. Not transfer nor delegate the responsibility of the certificate which has been assigned to them to any third party.
  9. Comply with any other rule arising from the applicable regulations, SCP or CP.

Protection of personal information

The information provided by the applicant on this form will be loaded into automated files which belong to the Banco de España in order to manage the PKI and to issue the certificate. Part of said information is considered to be of a personal nature according to that stipulated in the OLPD and other supplementary regulations and, for this reason, third parties are not allowed access to said information. Applicants may exercise their rights to access, rectify, cancel and oppose this information by contacting the PKI Authority of Approval Policies of the Banco de España at the postal address c./Alcalá, 48 28014 Madrid (Spain).

The PKI of the Banco de España, as a Certification Service Provider, does not accept responsibility for the content of the documents signed using its certificates, such as message or communication encrypting processes.

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