There is no way to prevent these cookies being set, other than to not use my website.
So you can easily like or share my content with the likes of Facebook and Twitter, I have included sharing buttons on my site.
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The privacy implications on this will vary from social network to social network, and will be dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen on these networks.
You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser’s settings to stop it from accepting cookies. Doing so however will likely limit the functionality of my website (along with a large proportion of the rest of the internet), as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites.
It may be that your 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.