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This website uses cookies. Cookies are text files that are used on a user's terminal in order to store information and retrieve the information already stored.

Cookies have several uses. The same cookie can serve a single purpose or several. There are the following types of cookies:

  • Own cookies: These are sent to the user's terminal from a computer or domain managed by the editor and from which the service requested by the user is provided.

  • Third-party cookies: These are sent to the user's terminal from a computer or domain not managed by the editor but by a third party that processes the data obtained through these cookies.

  • Technical cookies: These allow the user to browse the website and use the different services it provides.

  • Personalisation cookies: These allow information about the user to be remembered so that they can access the service with certain characteristics that can differentiate their experience from that of other users.

  • Analysis or tracking cookies: These allow the person in charge to monitor and analyse the behaviour of the users of the websites to which they are linked.

  • Behavioural advertising cookies: These store information on user behaviour obtained through the continuous observation of their browsing habits.

  • Session Cookies: These are designed to collect and store data while the user accesses the website. These cookies disappear when the user ends the session.

  • Persistent cookies: The data remains stored and can be processed by the cookie's owner for a defined period of time.

This website uses the following types of cookies with the following expiry periods. Under no circumstances can the information obtained personally identify, or be used to identify, the user or any other personal information. The information collected will be used only by the Company.

  • Own technical cookies for user authentication: These cookies are used to identify the user when they log in during the session, and disappear at the end of the session.

  • Own tracking cookies (Google Analytics): These Cookies are used to record the browsing activity and to be able to prepare statistical reports, i.e., to know how often the user visits the website and how it is used, based on the visitors' connection and activity data. The Company uses the Google Analytics tool, owned by Google, for the sole purpose of obtaining anonymous information from the users of the Website.

  • Cookie nameDurationDescription
    _ga2 yearsUsed to distinguish between users.
    _gid24 hoursUsed to distinguish between users.
    _gat1 minuteUsed to limit the percentage of requests.

  • Own technical cookies that do not identify the user: These are used to allow browsing through the website and the use of the different services it provides, such as, maintaining of the information of the stock portfolios created by the user, optimising the loading of the menu or maintaining the header message between page changes.

  • On all websites except Latibex

    Cookie nameDurationDescription
    MsjCookies_esp1 yearUsed to prevent the cookie message from being displayed again once accepted

    BME Equity

    Cookie nameDurationDescription
    menuIzqSessionUsed to optimise menu loading
    TopMsjSessionUsed to maintain the header message between page changes
    ultCarteraConsultada1 yearUsed to maintain the information of the user-created stock portfolios
    ultCarteraConsultadaETFs1 yearUsed to maintain the information of the user-created ETFs portfolios


    Cookie nameDurationDescription
    ultCarteraConsultadaMAB1 yearUsed to maintain the information of the user-created stock portfolios


    Cookie nameDurationDescription
    ultCarteraConsultadaLX1 yearUsed to maintain the information of the user-created stock portfolios

    BME Fixed Income and BME Clearing

    Cookie nameDurationDescription
    menuIzqSessionUsed to optimise menu loading
  • Third-party cookies:

    • YouTube: These are generated when the thumbnails of the videos appear and when playing the videos hosted on YouTube).
    • Twitter: These are generated when displaying BME account tweets).
    • Infobolsa: These are generated when displaying the information of the BME file on the Bolsas y Mercado website, including Google Analytics tracking cookies and a technical cookie from the website.

Authentication and non-authentication technical cookies cannot be deactivated as they are essential and necessary for browsing, and their installation is not optional.

Nor can third-party cookies be deactivated, as these are created when using a resource from another website. The information they collect is processed by the third party for its own purposes and BME does not create them or know their function.

With regards Google Analytics' own tracking cookies, which are not necessary for browsing, these can be disabled using the browser's settings through the block or delete option. See the options and instructions available in your navigator.

The privacy and Google Analytics’ policies can be found in Google’s privacy centre, as well as the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on.



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