Cookies Policy

To make this site work properly, we sometimes place small data files called cookies on your device.

A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.

How do we use cookies?

Our cookies:

IATED uses cookies to control user authentication and remember your selected preferences in the website, abstract and paper submission application, IATED Library, and the myIATED application. These cookies last until the session is closed and are needed in order to those applications work properly.

Cookie Name Expiration Time Description


At end of session.

Used to authenticate users.
Remember user preferences.

iated_cookies Maximum 1 year


Third-party cookies: Google Analitics.

These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

Cookie Name Expiration Time Description
_ga, _utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmt, _utmz  Maximum 2 years Used to distinguish users.
_gat 10 minutes Used to throttle request rate.

Read the Google Analytics privacy document for more details.

How to control cookies

You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish – for details, see You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.