What are cookies?

When you visit a website, your browser downloads and stores small pieces of data in text files. This data serves as a record of your visit to that site and make some functions of the website possible. Logging in, switching language preferences, using online “shopping baskets” and personalizing a webpage are all possible because of cookies. They also enable websites to see how you use the site so that improvements can be made.

Cookies on the LME website

The cookies the LME website uses falls into the following categories.

Category 1: strictly necessary cookies

These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around our website and use its features. Without them, services you have asked for such as remembering your login details cannot be provided.

Category 2: performance cookies

These cookies collect aggregated information on how people use our website.

We use analytics services provided by Google and Sitecore to help us do this. If you don’t want us to use information about your visits in this way, click here for Google, and refer to your browser settings to opt out of the Sitecore analytics. If you require further guidance on how to disable these cookies please email.

Category 3: functionality cookies

These technologies remember choices you make such as the country you visit our websites from, language and search parameters. These can then be used to provide you with an experience more appropriate to your selections. The information these technologies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other sites.

The major cookies used on the LME website are listed below:

Name Description Retention period
This cookie is used for storing the visitors language selection and is introduced to the browsers cookies during the httpRequestBegin pipeline
__RequestVerificationToken This is an anti-forgery token (prevent CSRF attack).
This cookie stores a value which identifies visitors to the site when logged-in. Session


This cookie is used to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis. 3 years
UserID cookies: LmeLogin--Login remember
• LmeRoles-user role
• LanguageCookieName-language cookie
• siteCoreUser--internal application level
• targetarea-internal application level
• cookiebannerdislayed- check cookie banner displayed

Google Analytics:

This helps us understand how visitors arrive at and use the website 2 years
Sitecore Analytics This helps us understand how visitors arrive at and use the website 10 years

Adobe Analytics:

This helps us understand how visitors arrive at and use the website  2 years
HotJar This helps us understand how visitors arrive at and use the website  1 year

Your choices about cookies?

We require your consent for the analytic cookies to be placed on your device as you visit our website. To opt out of analytic cookies, please see details above.

If you don’t want to allow cookies at all, or only want to allow use of certain cookies, you can also refer to your browser settings.

You can also use your browser settings to withdraw your consent to our use of cookies at any time and delete cookies that have already been set. The website www.allaboutcookies.org contains comprehensive information about the process of opting out on different browsers.

Note that by disabling certain categories of cookies, you may be prevented from accessing some features of our website or certain content or functionality may not be available.

Privacy support

If you have any questions or concerns about our cookie policy, please contact:

By post: 10 Finsbury Square, London, EC2A 1AJ
Phone: +44 (0) 207 113 8888
Fax: +44 (0) 207 680 0505

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