Email verification data protection policy

DATA CONTROLLER: SOCIEDAD ESTATAL CORREOS Y TELÉGRAFOS, S.A., S.M.E. (hereinafter, CORREOS), with registered address at Calle del Conde de Peñalver, 19 28006 (Madrid) and Spanish Tax Code (CIF) A-83052407. To guarantee the appropriate nature of said data processing, Correos has appointed a Data Protection Officer whom you can contact by email at

PURPOSES AND LEGAL GROUNDS: Your personal data will be processed for the purpose of checking and verifying that the email received by you in the name of Correos is genuine and to inform you of the result. The legitimate interest of the data controller in the purpose for the data processing lies in (i) combating fraud using the Correos brand; and (ii) preventing any interested parties from incurring damages when they receive an email in the name of Correos.

STORAGE PERIOD: Your personal data will be processed for checking that the email received by you in the name of Correos is genuine. Once that check has been performed, your personal data will be erased.

RECIPIENTS: Data will not be shared with third parties unless required to do so by law, under contract or following authorisation. No international personal data transfers are expected. No automated decisions or profile creation will take place.

RIGHTS: You are entitled to exercise your rights of access, correction, erasure, objection, restriction on processing or portability by sending an email to You are also entitled to lodge a complaint with the Spanish Data Protection Agency or the DPO of Correos by sending an email to