Cookie Policy

Updated on May 24, 2018

Our Cookie Policy explains how we use cookies, your choices, and how you can review and update your cookie preferences.

A cookie is a simple text file that is stored on your computer or mobile device by a website’s server. Each cookie is unique to your web browser and contains information such as a unique identifier, the site name and some digits and numbers. Cookies allow a website to remember your preferences and settings to improve your experience when using or returning to the site.

Persistent cookies are saved on your computer until they expire. Persistent cookies are used where we need to know who you are for more than one browsing session. Session cookies, on the other hand, expire at the end of your browsing session and are deleted when you close your browser.


You will be shown a notice informing you of our use of cookies when you first visit our website or when you agree to the terms and conditions during registration. You can choose to accept or decline each of the different types of cookie that we use.

You can also disable cookies in your browser's settings, but please be aware that many of our services may not function properly if your browser blocks all cookies.

We do not currently support Do Not Track browser settings, but we are committed to supporting it in the future once there is a consistent industry standard for compliance. To learn more about Do Not Track signals, you can visit

Managing your cookie preferences

You can review and change your cookie preferences at any time by visiting our Cookie Settings Preference Center.

Strictly necessary cookies

Strictly necessary cookies are required for the correct operation of the website.

  • Setting and remembering your privacy preferences.
  • Enabling automatic sign-in to your account.
  • Making purchases from our store.

Functional cookies

Functionality cookies are used to recognize you so that we can show you relevant content. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages.

  • Remember your account preferences and site settings.
  • Personalize the website and deliver content specific to your interests.

Performance cookies

These cookies let us to see how people use our websites and services. They help us understand which parts of the site are most popular and see where we can make improvements. Information collected by these cookies is aggregated and anonymous.

Analytical cookies and services are set by our website and can only be read by our web servers.

  • Report anonymous statistical information on website usage.

Targeting cookies

These are third-party cookies from other companies that we have chosen to work with. We do not control the use of these cookies and you should check the relevant third-party website for more information. Typically, these cookies are used to:

  • Enable and track embedded content from other sites such as videos, maps, and other third-party content.
  • Facilitate and track the use of social media to interact and share content.
  • Build a profile of your interests in order to show you relevant adverts on other sites.

Other UL Sites

Our Services are part of a larger network of sites and services operated by UL Solutions and its partners, the “Other Sites.” The Other Sites may have a similar look and feel as these Services, but they have their own terms and privacy policies. We are not responsible for the cookies set by Other Sites.


We reserve the right to change this Cookie Policy at any time. When there are significant changes to this policy, we will give notice on the Benchmarks homepage and give you to opportunity to review and update your cookie preferences.