Use of Cookies

How We Use Cookies

Cookies are small text files that a website can write to your computer. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. We use cookies to identify you and allow you to log in once to our web site and search or post without having to log in again and again.

The following is a summary of the types of cookies that are being used on this site, along with information on how you can block them.

Cookie Type Cookie File Names Purpose Active on this site More Information
Essential Site Cookies Various Site cookies are essential to the operation of this website. They are usually set when you first visit the site and deleted when you close your browser. If blocked, this site will not operate correctly Yes  N/A
CMS (Content Management System) Various Cookies are set by our CMS/Blog system when you first visit this site. These cookies are not used by Ian Williams Photography. These cookies are usually deleted when a user closes their browser  Yes  N/
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 These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. The information is used to compile reports that let us improve the site. The information is collected in any anonymous form, including the number of visits to this site, how you arrived at the site, and which pages you visted  Yes  You can opt-out of these cookies by following this link

Granting us permission to use cookies

If the settings on your software that you are using to view this website (your browser) are adjusted to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you are fine with this. Should you wish to remove or not use cookies from our site you can learn how to do this below, however doing so will likely mean that our site will not work as you would expect.

Turning Cookies Off

You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies (Learn how at http://www.aboutcookies.org/Default.aspx?page=1 ). Doing so however will likely limit the functionality of our site and a large proportion of the world’s websites as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites

It may be that you concerns around cookies relate to so called “spyware”. Rather than switching off cookies in your browser you may find that anti-spyware software achieves the same objective by automatically deleting cookies considered to be invasive.