This website uses various web analytics tools (such as Yahoo! IndexTools, ClickTracks, Google Analytics etc) and other measurement tools to help analyse how users use the site. These tools use ‘cookies’, which are text files placed on your computer, to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information in an anonymous form. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) is transmitted to Yahoo!, ClickTracks, Google and other vendors. This information is then used to evaluate visitors use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity for www.benallenblog.com.
We will never (and will not allow any third party) use the statistical analytics tool to track or to collect any personally identifiable information of visitors to our site. The Web Analytics vendors do not associate your IP address with any other data held by them. Neither we nor the Web Analytics Vendors will link, or seek to link, an IP address with the identity of a computer user. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifying information from any source, unless you explicity submit that information via a fill-in form on our website.
Disabling and enabling cookies
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings on your browser. There are lots of different types of web browsers out there so instructions for deleting cookies may vary. Perform a google search for “how to delete cookies using” and then add the browser that you use. For example, if you use Firefox you would search for “how to delete cookies using firefox”.
One good resource is on the BBC – How to reject cookies.