Cookies on Benchmark.co.uk
This site, like many others, uses small files called cookies to study how anonymous users interact with our website and allow us to improve it. Find out more about cookies below and how you can control them.
What are cookies?
‘Cookies’ are small text files that are stored by your browser (e.g. Internet Explorer or Firefox) on your computer or mobile phone. They allow websites to store such things as user preferences. You can think of cookies as providing a “memory” for the website, enabling it to recognise a user and respond appropriately
Benchmark.co.uk only uses anonymous analytics cookies. Every time a user visits our website, web analytics software provided by a third party generates an anonymous analytics cookie.
These cookies can tell us whether or not you have visited the site before.
Your browser will tell us if you have these cookies, and if you don’t, we generate new ones.
This allows us to track how many individual unique users we have, and how often they visit the site.
These cookies cannot be used to identify individuals; they are used for statistical purposes only.
How do I turn cookies off?
It is possible to stop your browser accepting cookies, or to stop it accepting cookies from a particular website.
All modern browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. These settings will typically be found in the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu of your browser. In order to understand these setttings, the following links may be helpful, otherwise you should use the ‘Help’ option in your browser for more details.