Cookies

INFORMATION ABOUT OUR USE OF COOKIES

 

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website, allows us to improve our site and make your visits more effective. By browsing the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies in this way

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.

We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website.
  • Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below (for more information on google analytic cookies visit https://developers.google.com/analytics/resources/concepts/gaConceptsCookies#cookiesSet)

Name of Cookie Description/Purpose Lifespan
_phpsessid This cookie is used to store the session ID. This cookie stores temporary information to enable site functionality. It is automatically deleted when you close your browser. Browser Session
_ga Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website 2 years
_gat Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate 1 day
_gid Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website 1 day
collect Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor’s device and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels. Browser Session

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of 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 site.

You can delete any cookies that are already stored on your computer by referring to your internet browser’s instructions. Our cookies have file names containing the letters “bensbus.co.uk”.

Read more about cookies: https://www.allaboutcookies.org/