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Alamy Cookie Policy

This page explains how we use cookies on Alamy’s website and how you can manage or remove them if you want to.

Cookies are small text files stored on your device when you access most websites.

At Alamy we make use of cookies to improve your experience and to provide us with information about how the web site is being used. Our cookies do not store financial information or other personal information such as your name or email address.

If, after reading the information below, you have any questions or concerns about our cookie policy please contact us at sales@alamy.com.

You can find more about our general privacy policy here.

If you continue to use this website we will assume you consent to the use of cookies for this purpose.

A full list of the cookies we use can be found below.

In addition to our own cookies, we also use third party tools which also use cookies. Information about the third party tools can be found below.

Changing your browser settings to stop cookies

You can choose to manage the cookies we use on our website through your internet browser settings at any time. For information on how to do this, follow the appropriate link below.

Internet Explorer: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/278835
Chrome: http://www.google.com/chrome/intl/en-GB/more/privacy.html
Firefox: http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/Clear%20Recent%20History
Safari: http://support.apple.com/kb/PH5042
Opera: http://www.opera.com/browser/tutorials/security/privacy/
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Alamy Cookies

Session Cookies

These cookies are not saved between sessions on the Alamy website.

Cookie Name
Description
__utmc A third party cookie from Google Analytics used to analyse user trends.
%7B543336D2%2DBB43%2D48DE%
2DAFD1%2D2A8BDB7E6340%7D
This stores a unique order ID when images or videos are added to the shopping cart.
accept A cookie to establish whether the storing of cookies is enabled on a user's device.
AlamyUserID, UID Stores the user ID (this is not the user's email address) when logged in.
AlwDowldLrgst, ASPSESSIONIDCCQRBQAB, avs, Handler,
IsBespokecomp, isCreative, Session
Cookies storing various session configuration settings for the user.
hdr%5FSPage A third party cookie from Google Analytics used to analyse user trends.
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Persistent Cookies

These cookies are saved between sessions on the Alamy website.

Cookie Name
Description
.addthis cookies A third party cookie from AddThis used to support Social interaction.
__utma, __utmb, __utmv, __utmz, NID , PREF A third party cookie from Google Analytics used to analyse user trends.
AlamyCampaign Stores marketing campaign details.
AlamyReferrer, APA, AuthOCD, defaultLite, Mouseover, pgs, PreviewInfo Cookies storing various session configuration settings for the user.
userLanguage Stores the user's preferred language.
Currency Stores the user's preferred currency.
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Third Party Cookies

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to help us understand how the site is being used. Google Analytics reports this information without identifying individual users.

To find out how to prevent tracking by Google Analytics across all websites, visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

AddThis

We use AddThis to track social interaction with our site through such sites as Twitter and Facebook. AddThis reports this information without identifying individual users.

You can find out more about AddThis here: http://www.addthis.com/privacy.

To find out how to prevent tracking by AddThis across all websites, visit
http://www.addthis.com/privacy/opt-out.

Flash

In some areas of our site we use Adobe Flash Player to display video content. Adobe uses Flash cookies to help improve the user experience. Flash cookies are stored on your device in much the same way as other cookies although they are managed differently by your browser.

You can find out how to disable or delete Flash Cookies here:
http://www.macromedia.com/support/documentation/en/flashplayer/help/settings_manager07.html

However, if you disable Flash cookies you may be unable to access some video content on the Alamy Website.

Further information about cookies

If you wish to learn more about cookies and how to manage them, visit http://www.aboutcookies.org.

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