Data Protection Privacy Statement

Privacy Statement

The Central Bank of Malta is committed to its users' privacy. It only processes personal data for the purposes described below and does not divulge them for marketing purposes.

All personal data is processed in line with local and EU data protection legislation and the Central Bank of Malta's IT security and confidentiality policy.

Certain pages of the website which provide specific services may request personal data. In all cases, this personal data will only be processed for the purpose of delivering the service, in accordance with applicable local and EU data protection legislation. Further information on the data protection policy of the Central Bank of Malta may be retrieved from

Who is responsible for processing your personal data?

The Central Bank of Malta is the data controller in terms of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (the "General Data Protection Regulation - GDPR"). Innovation, Technology and Knowledge Services Department is responsible for processing personal data. A restricted group of Central Bank of Malta staff will have access to your personal data and external providers may also process data on behalf and under the authority of the Central Bank of Malta.

What information does the Central Bank of Malta collect through this website and why does it do so?


Cookies are small bits of data sent by a website server to the browser on your computer. The browser informs the server when you next visit that website. Cookies help us to store user preferences, track usage trends on an aggregate basis and improve the user experience.

When visiting both essential and non-essential cookies are set. You may opt out of non-essential cookies by following the instructions provided on the Cookie Declaration page.

Essential cookies

These cookies ensure and its features work correctly. Any processing of personal data via essential cookies shall be carried out in terms of Article 6(1)(f) of the GDPR and in line with Subsidiary Legislation 586.01 on the Processing of Personal Data (Electronic Communications Sector) Regulations.

Non-essential cookies

Non-essential cookies are set when you visit only upon your consent. They serve to optimise the user experience, provide us with insights on how users use the Central Bank of Malta website and may be used for marketing purposes. Processing of personal data via these cookies shall be carried out upon your consent in line with Article 6(1)(a) of the GDPR. You may withdraw your consent at any time by following the instructions provided on the Cookie Declaration page.