Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your device by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

The categories of cookies used on LGIM.com by Legal & General Investment Management Limited, One Coleman Street, London EC2R 5AA are the following:

  • strictly necessary
  • performance
  • functionality and
  • targeting.

These categories are based on the International UK Chamber of Commerce Cookie Guide. You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below.

Cookie Life span Function 1st or 3rd party Category
Adobe Omniture Session Site analytics. 3rd Performance
Recently viewed items Persistent (7 days) Site functionality - allows a user to return to one of five previously visited pages. 1st Functionality
Disclaimer Cookie Persistent (6 months) Functionality - a user must accept the latest Terms and Conditions in order to view most of the site. Cookie allows this and remembers the user for 6 months. The cookie also expires if the Terms and Conditions are updated. 1st Strictly necessary
Add This Persistent Functionality - provides understanding of how users share / engage with content. 3rd Functionality
ASP.Net_SessionId Session IIS session cookie. 3rd Strictly necessary
F5CMTGR Session F5 load balance session cookie. 3rd Strictly necessary
anonymousIdentifier 1 year Stores encrypted data containing anonymous identifier (generated by CommuniGator) of anonymous website site users. 1st Analytics
trackingData 1 year Used for tracking user information of a contact directed to the site from a CommuniGator tracked link. Stores encrypted data eg campaign identifier, contact identifier, email address, campaign name. 1st Performance
wow.anonymousId 1 year Used to track a visitor uniquely between visits. Does not identify the user, just their visit history, so that their website browsing can be joined into a story. 1st Performance
wow.lastVisit 30min Last visit time, used for tracking sessions. 1st Performance
wow.session 30min ID of the session, enables tracking of pages viewed during a session. Not able to track use over multiple visits. 1st Performance
ASP.Net_SessionId Session IIS session cookie. 3rd Strictly necessary

What do cookies do for me?

‘Strictly necessary’ cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around our website and use its features, such as accessing our secure websites. Without these essential cookies, services you have specifically asked for cannot be provided.

‘Performance cookies’ collect information about how you use our website eg which pages you visit, and if you experience any errors. All the information collected is used to help us improve how our website works.

We use Analytics cookies in order to collect information about how visitors use the website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and whether any error messages are generated. Analytics cookies are used to improve the performance of our website.

‘Functionality’ cookies are used to provide other services such as navigate back to a promotion that might have attracted your attention on your first visit or to remember setting choices you make to improve your visit.

‘Targeting’ cookies are used to collect information in order to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests. These cookies also allow you to link to social networking sites such as Linkedin.

What do I need to do?

The cookie settings on this website are set to ‘allow all cookies’ to improve the overall performance of our website and give you the best user experience.

If you continue to use our website, you consent to us placing cookies on your device and using those cookies as described above and you do not need to do anything further. These settings can be changed at any time through our Cookie Policy at the bottom of our website.

What if I don’t want cookies?

To make it easier for you to manage your cookie settings with us, we have provided you with the ability to disable some of the cookies we use.

By un-ticking this box, we will not use the 'Targeting' cookies as described above.

If you want to disable all cookies by changes to your browser settings, please be aware this will make browsing our websites much slower and some of the features described above when using strictly necessary, performance and functionality cookies will not be available to you. However, this is your decision and as such for more information how to control your cookies can be found at: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/ and http://www.youronlinechoices.eu/