Oliver Wood Photography

Privacy and Cookie Policy

Cookies and how they Benefit You

This website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites.

Our cookies help us:

This site does not use cookies to:

You can learn more about all the cookies we use below

Granting 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.

Third party functions

Our site, like most websites, includes functionality provided by third parties. A common example is an embedded YouTube video. This site includes the following which use cookies:

Disabling these cookies will likely break the functions offered by these third parties

Anonymous Visitor Statistics Cookies

We use cookies to compile visitor statistics such as how many people have visited our website, what type of technology they are using (e.g. Mac or Windows which helps to identify when our site isn't working as it should for particular technologies), how long they spend on the site, what page they look at etc. This helps us to continuously improve our website. These so called “analytics” programs also tell us if , on an anonymous basis, how people reached this site, e.g. from a search engine.

This site uses:

Turning Cookies Off

You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies (Learn how here). Doing so however will likely limit the functionality of our's 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. Learn more about managing cookies with antispyware software.

This Cookie Policy information is published in accordance with Article 5 (3) of the e-Privacy Directive which came into force on 25th May 2011. Oliver Wood - Webmaster and author at oliver-wood.co.uk


Email Communications & Data Capture

When do we collect information?
We may temporally collect information from you when you enter information on our site. For example, if you use the email correspondence form on the Contact page. This form will only capture name and email address details. This site does not ask you to provide any banking or financial transaction details.

How do we use your information?
This information is only used for the purposes of responding to enquiries as per normal email communications. We do not store, backup or share any personal information.

How do we protect your information?

Encrypted & Secure Communications
Clients wishing to use Public / Private Key encryption methods for the transfer of intellectual property or any login credentials should consider the use of highly secure data encryption methods for email.

Oliver Wood Photography uses GPG (Gnu Privacy Guard) for Linux and Unix system users and anyone wishing to share commercial content can request our GPG Public Key for encryption.