Privacy rights in Spain

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Privacy rights in Spain are guaranteed by the constitution from 1978 with a revision in 2011.

Right to Privacy in Spain

PART I CHAPTER 2 DIVISION 1 SECTION 18

1. The right to honour, to personal and family privacy and to the own image is guaranteed.

2. The home is inviolable. No entry or search may be made without the consent of the householder or a legal warrant, except in cases of flagrante delicto.

3. Secrecy of communications is guaranteed, particularly regarding postal, telegraphic and telephonic communications, except in the event of a court order.

4. The law shall restrict the use of data processing in order to guarantee the honour and personal and family privacy of citizens and the full exercise of their rights.