What is a cookie?

Cookies are files that download onto the user’s equipment (computer/smartphone/tablet) when he/she accesses certain webpages and they are stored in its memory. Among other things, Cookies allow a webpage to store and recover information about a user’s browsing habits or their equipment, see which pages are visited, the connection time, analyse the operation of a page, see whether there are any technical problems, etc. Depending on the information it contains and the form in which you use your equipment, they may be used to recognise the user.

What kind of cookies are there?

There are several kinds of cookies based on different criteria:

Ownership-based:

Own cookies. These are cookies that belong to Ibidem.

Third-party cookies. These are cookies that are owned by a third party other than Ibidem, who will process the information collected.

Purpose-based:

Technical and/or personalisation cookies. These are cookies used to improve the service, pinpoint incidents, recognise the user, etc.

Analysis and/or advertising cookies. These are cookies used to analyse information about browsing and provide general or tailored advertising.

What are cookies for?

Cookies are used to offer you tailored services and/or advertising, to analyse the operation of the system, recognise when you access it as a user, pinpoint incidents and problems that may arise, and resolve them in as short a time as possible, as well as analyse and measure the use and activity of the webpage.

Is my consent required to create a cookie?

Consent is not required to create technical cookies or those that are strictly necessary for the performance of an information society service expressly requested by the recipient.

For other cookies the consent of the person concerned is required and it may be requested in various ways. In the case of Ibidem, it will be considered granted if you keep using the webpage. Nevertheless, you may revoke your consent at any time and deactivate the cookies.

What cookies does Ibidem currently use?

TECHNICAL: these are our OWN session, identification, configuration and registration cookies, which are necessary to identify the user and to provide the services requested by the user. The information collected by them is processed by Ibidem alone.

ANALYSIS: these are processed by us or by third parties and allow us to count the number of users and so carry out statistical measurement and analysis of the use users make of the service offered. Your browsing on our website is thus analysed in order to improve our offer of products and services.

The information obtained by analysis cookies is processed by Ibidem and by two third parties (Adobe System http://www.adobe.com/es/solutions/digital-analytics.html and Webanalytics.es www.web-analytics.es).

Name of the analysis cookie used by said third parties:  “SiteCatalyst”.

This application has been developed by www.web-analytics.es

Both companies provide us with a webpage audience analysis service and may use these data to improve their own services and offer services to other companies.

You can find out about these and other uses through the links provided.

This tool does not collect data about users’ names or surnames or the postal address from which they connect. The information it collects is related to the number of pages visited, the language, the social network on which our news is published, the city to which the IP address from which the users are accessing is assigned, the number of users who visit us, the frequency and repetition of visits, the visit time, the browser they use, the operator or type of equipment from which the visit it made.

We use this information to improve our webpage, detect new needs and assess the improvements to be made in order to provide the users who visit us with a better service.

How can I deactivate cookies?

Most browsers show you how to configure them not to accept cookies, to be notified whenever you receive a new cookie, and how to deactivate them completely. In order to control the use made of your information, you can configure your equipment’s browser in the manner you deem best for you.

In any case, please note that if you do deactivate technical and/or functional cookies, the quality of the webpage may decrease or it may be harder to identify you.

You can find out more information about the various browsers through these links:

– Chrome, http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=es&answer=95647

– Explorer, http://windows.microsoft.com/es-es/windows7/how-to-manage-cookies-in-internet-explorer-9

– Firefox, http://support.mozilla.org/es/kb/habilitar-y-deshabilitar-cookies-que-los-sitios-we

– Safari, http://support.apple.com/kb/ph5042