Cookies and personal data

Cookies & personal data: Webedia's commitments

The Webedia group (which owns Overblog) respects the privacy of its users and is committed to ensuring that all information it collects to identify them are regarded as confidential information.
In accordance with the law of January 6, 1978 relating to files, computers and liberties, readers and users of Webedia group sites have a right of access, rectification and opposition to the personal data about. This right is exercised by mail to: Webedia - 3 avenue Hoche - 75008 Paris.
Under the same law, cookies are retained for a maximum period of 13 months after their initial deposit without renewal.

How Webedia use cookies?

A cookie is a text file placed on your computer when visiting a website or viewing an advertisement. It aims to collect information about your browsing and contact services tailored to your terminal (computer, mobile or tablet).
Webedia group sites are designed to be responsive to the needs and expectations of our readers. This is one reason why we use cookies to, for example, to identify you when you're reviewing one of our articles.
We use cookies to:
  • Store your preferences and settings: If you enter a group website Webedia your city or choose to display the comments in a certain order (from oldest to most recent example), we can store this data in a cookie so can provide you with relevant information when you revisit the site. This will save you time by eliminating the need to enter the same information each time you visit the site.
  • Connect and authenticate. When you log on one of Webedia group sites with your Microsoft account, we store, in an encrypted cookie on your hard drive, your unique identifier and the time at which you connected. This cookie allows you to browse the site without having to establish a new connection each page. These cookies are deleted from your computer when you log off. We also use cookies to facilitate the login process. For example, your email address may be stored in a cookie that stays on your computer after disconnecting. This cookie allows you to enter your email address and you will only have to enter your password on subsequent connections. If you are using a public computer or if you prefer that such information is not stored, select the appropriate radio button on the login page, and this cookie will not be used.
  • Display targeted advertising. When we display advertisements on our pages, we put together one or more persistent cookies on your computer or device in order to recognize it in each publication of ads. By posting our advertisements and those of our advertising partners and published on our web sites, we can, over time, collect information on the types of pages, content and ads you, or others using your computer, visited or viewed. We use this information for many purposes, they allow us, for example, to try to avoid that you are always exposed to the same ads. It also allows us to select and display targeted advertisements that we believe are consistent with your preferences. 
  • Collect and analyze statistics. We may use cookies to count the number of visits, unique visitors, page views or to produce other aggregate statistics about the operations of our sites and services. These analyzes allow us to better manage these sites and services and improve their performance.
  • Work with partners. In addition to cookies Webedia could create when you visit our websites, third parties may also set cookies on your device when you visit sites Webedia group. Our web pages may hosting content or ads from third parties, such as videos, news or ads provided by other ad networks. Because your browser connects to the Web servers of these third parties to edit the content, those third parties are able to set or read their own cookies on your device and may collect information about your online activities on websites or online services.
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Set your web browser

You can choose to disable cookies. Your browser can also be set to alert you to cookies that are deposited in your computer and ask you to accept or not. You can accept or decline cookies on an individual basis or reject them systematically.
We remind you that the setting may change your conditions of access to our content and services require the use of cookies. If your browser is configured to reject all cookies, you can not take advantage of some of our services.

Internet Explorer In Internet Explorer, click the Tools button, then click Internet Options. On the General tab, under Browsing History, click Settings. Click the View Files button.
Firefox Go to the Tools tab browser and then select the Options menu in the window that appears, choose Privacy and click Show cookies.
Safari In your browser, select Edit> Preferences. Click Security. Click Show Cookies.
Google Chrome Click the icon in the Tools menu. Select Options. Click the Advanced tab and go to the Privacy section. Click the Show Cookies button.
Instructions for deleting cookies in other browsers are available (in English) at
For more information on cookies, visit the National Commission website Computing and Liberties (CNIL):