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Please read our cookie policy carefully so that you know how we use your information.

This policy my be updated from time to time to keep it in line with the European cookie directive.


What are cookies?

Cookies are small data files. These files are either stored in the memory of your computer/mobile phone/tablet (these cookies are called session cookies) or are placed on the hard drive of your device (persistent cookies).

Cookies are created when you visit a website or other service that uses cookies. Cookies are used to improve your browsing experience and provide us with information about the user’s experience and interests. This information is used to make content, and advertising more relevant and useful during future visits.

For more information on cookies, and details of how to delete and disable cookies you can visit and also see our section below on turning cookies off.


How does Photo Recce use cookies?

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website, and also allows us to improve our website in the future.

Unless you have set your browser to refuse cookies, our systems will issue cookies as soon you visit our website. If you have switched off cookies then some of the functionality of our website will not be available to you.

The cookies that we use on our websites only collect anonymous information, and do not collect any personal information.

Please note that cookies on our sites are third party cookies.


What cookies does Photo Recce use?

Analytical cookies

Analytical cookies allow us to recognise and to count the number of visitors to our website, to see how visitors move around the website, when they are using it and to record which content viewers view and are interested in. This helps us to determine how frequently particular pages and advertisements are visited and to determine the most popular areas of our website and/or services. This helps us to improve the service which we offer to you by helping us make sure our users are finding the information they are looking for, by providing anonymised demographic data to third parties in order to target advertising more appropriately to you, and by tracking the success of advertising campaigns on our website.

We have set out below the analytical cookies we use. These are all third party cookies.

Organisation setting cookie Cookie Name Function
Photo Recce uses Google Analytics, a web analytics tool provided by Google. Google Analytics uses cookies to help us understand how users use the website. The information generated by the cookies about your use of the website and your current IP address will be transmitted by your browser to and will be stored by Google on servers in the United States and other countries. Google will use this information on our behalf to evaluate your use of the website, compile reports on website activity and provide us with other services relating to website activity and internet usage. The IP address collected through Google Analytics will not be associated with any other data held by Google.
  _utma This cookie helps us determine the number of unique visitors to our website.
  _utmz This cookie helps us determine the referral method for people visiting our website. This helps us to analyse the traffic arriving at our website and to determine which are the most popular routes (e.g. direct, search engine search, email link). 
  _utmb We use this Google Analytics cookie to help us to record the length of individual sessions from our users on our website. Each time you move to a new page within our website within 30 minutes of arriving the cookie updates so that we know that you are still actively using our website within a single session. 
  _utmc Similar to _utmb, we use this Google Analytics cookie to help us record the length of individual sessions on our website. 

You may reject or delete these cookies by downloading and installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on available here

Advertising cookies

Parties who act on behalf of Photo Recce set and use cookies to help provide users with advertising which is more relevant. Details of the organisations which set cookies for us are listed below.

Doubleclick Doubleclick (part of Google) uses cookies and IP address analysis to identify unique users of our website (through the collection of non-personally identifiable information) and to track the conversion rates for particular advertising campaigns, to help serve advertisements which are of particular relevance to you, and to control the frequency with which particular advertisements are displayed to our users. For more information about how Google use data please see Google’s Privacy Policy at To opt-out please visit


How long do cookies last?

Most of the cookies on our websites expire at the end of your current session. However, some of our cookies have an extended lifespan which ranges from 1 day to 26 years.


Where can I find more information about cookies, and how do I turn cookies off or delete cookies?

Find out more about cookies including how to disable, enable and delete them at the following website

You can block most cookies by setting your browser to refuse all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our sites, or you may experience reduced functionality. Unless you have set your browser to refuse cookies, our website will issue cookies as soon you visit.

You can opt-out of receiving cookies from a range of ad servers (including, among others, Doubleclick) by visiting and following the instructions provided.

If you wish to delete cookies from the browser on your mobile phone, you should refer to your user manual.


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