What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. If you return to a website or visit another website that uses the same cookie those sites recognise the cookie and your computer or mobile device. Cookies set by us are called first-party cookies. Cookies set by others are called third-party cookies and are from a domain different from the domain of the website you are visiting.
How long do cookies stay around?
All cookies within the Categories below can have different durations. Some cookies are “session cookies” that are temporary and automatically deleted from your device once you close your browser. Other cookies are “persistent cookies” and stay on your device until
• they are deleted by you
• they are automatically deleted based on the duration of the cookie
What types of cookies do we use and why?
The cookies used on this website are categorised based on the guidelines found in the International Chamber of Commerce UK Cookie Guide and are used for the following purposes.
Strictly Necessary Cookies
These cookies are essential to the operation of our website and are always enabled, they allow you to use the services, navigate the website, and to use various features such as account log-in.
These cookies collect information about how you use our website. For example, which pages you go to most often or which features you use. In general, the information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous and only used to help us understand how our website is used and performing. We use analytical cookies and other aggregated information to count how many website visitors become John Lewis Investments customers. This allows us to understand if the content on our website helps visitors in making a choice to sign up to John Lewis Investments.
These cookies allow our website to remember user preferences such as your username and password and provide certain content services such as video. This allows you to have a more personalised experience in those parts of our website that you can customise. These cookies may also be used to provide features or services you have asked for. These cookies cannot track your browsing activity on non-John Lewis Investments websites or applications.
How do I control and delete cookies?
You can control your website cookie preferences using our cookie selector on our website.
From your browser
Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies. However, many of the cookies used on our website can be disabled through your browser. To disable cookies through your browser, follow the instructions usually located within the “Help,” “Tools” or “Edit” menus in your browser. Please note that disabling a cookie or category of cookies does not delete the cookie from your browser unless manually completed through your browser deletion function.
If you visit our website in incognito mode using Google or similar browser tools, we will not collect, or access existing cookies stored on your device. Once you close an incognito browsing session the data and cookies associated with that visit are deleted.
Cookies previously set
If cookies placed by our website are deleted, the data collected prior to that change may still be used. However, we will stop using the disabled cookie to collect any further information from your website experience as soon as reasonably possible.