Cookies Policy

Cookie is a file that is downloaded to your computer when accessing web pages. Cookies allow a web page, among other things, to store and retrieve information about the browsing habits of a user or their computer and, depending on the information it contains and the way in which it uses its equipment, they can use it to recognize to the user .. The user’s browser memorizes cookies on the hard disk only during the actual session occupying a minimum memory space and not harming the computer. Cookies do not contain any kind of specific personal information, and most of them are deleted from the hard drive at the end of the browser session.

Most browsers accept cookies as a standard and, independently of them, allow or prevent the security settings of temporary or stored cookies.
Without your express consent – through the activation of cookies in your browser – the National Library of Spain (hereinafter, BNE) will not link in the cookies the stored data with your personal data provided at the time of registration or purchase.

What types of cookies does this website use?

  • Technical cookies: These are tools that allow the user to navigate through a web page, the platform or application and the use of different options or services that exist in it, for example, control traffic and data communication, identify the session, access restricted access parts, remember the elements that make up an order, perform the purchase process of an order, make the request for registration or participation in an event, use security elements during navigation, have and download content for the diffusion of videos or sound or share content through social networks.
  • Personalization cookies: These are properties that allow the user to access the service with some predefined general characteristics based on a series of criteria in the user’s terminal, such as the language, the type of browser through which to access the service, at a regional level from where to access the service, etc.
  • Analysis Cookies: Those that are well treated by us or by third parties, allow us to quantify the number of users and thus perform the measurement and statistical analysis of the use made by users of the service offered. To do this, browse our website in order to improve the offer of products or services we offer.
  • Third-party cookies: The BNE website may use third-party services, the BNE account, the information collected for statistical purposes, the use of the site by the user and the provision of services related to the activity of the website. other Internet services. In particular, this website uses Google Analytics, an analytical web service provided by Google, Inc. with headquarters in the United States, with headquarters at 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, California 94043. For the provision of these services, these services users cookies that collect the information, the IP address of the user, which is transmitted, processed and stored by Google in the terms set in the Website. Including the possible transmission of additional information for reasons of legal requirement or when said purposes proceed the information on behalf of Google.

The User expressly accepts, for the use of this Site, the treatment of the information collected in the manner and with the previously known purposes. And also recognizes the possibility of rejecting the processing of data or information that rejects the use of cookies by selecting the touch screen. If this option to block cookies in your browser may not allow full use of all the functionalities of the website.

You can allow, block or delete the cookies installed on your computer through the option of browser options on your computer:


If you have questions about this cookie policy, you can contact the BNE at