Terms of use

By using the LPP website you agree to our terms of use including the use of Cookies. Registered users accessing information on our secure pages do so purely for the purposes of carrying out their procurement roles. Such information is not to be shared beyond the LPP membership.


Cookies are small harmless text files that are copied to your pc, mobile phone or tablet when visiting a website. The are generally used to manage interaction with a website, to store personal preferences etc. 

On the LPP website we use Google Analytics to track visitors to our website. This helps us improve by letting us know which pages are popular, how people are finding us and how many visitors are returning visitors.

If you log into the website via my.lpp a  cookie is stored to manage your interaction with the site. It is deleted when you log out or the session expires.

Cookies can be classified into persistent or session and first party or third party, explained below.

  • Session cookies are created temporarily when you a visit a website, for example to remember your information entered in a form when navigating to different pages. They do not contain any personal information about you and are deleted when you leave the site.
  • Persistent cookies (also called a stored or permanent cookie) are used to collect information such as web surfing behaviour or preferences for a specific website. These cookies are not deleted when you leave the website, but expire after a set period.
  • First or third party cookies - these describe whether the cookies are issued by the website that you are currently visiting (first party) or by a different site (third party).

Our use of cookies

We do not use cookies to collect personal information about you or to identify individual users. Any cookies used by this website are either on a per session basis or to help us monitor our website, to improve it for future visitors.

LPP Cookie

This cookie is used for enabling login and single sign on between our website and the my.lpp web portal

Name: ASP.NET_SessionId
Use: randomly generated session ID
Expires: When the user exits the browser
Type: Session, First party

ASP.NET cookie

This cookie is set by IIS, which is then made available to .net applications such as our content management system.

Name: LPP
Use: randomly generated session ID
Expires: When the user exits the browser
Type: Session, First party

Google Analytics cookies

Google Analytics sets a number of cookies to help us evaluate the use of our website, for example the number of visitors we have and the pages visited. Full details are available from the Google Analytics website.

Name: _utma
Use: randomly generated number
Expires: 2 years
Type: Persistent, first party

Use: randomly generated number
Expires: 30 minutes
Type: Persistent, first party

Name: _utmc
Use: randomly generated number
Expires: when the user exits the browser
Type: Session, first party

Use: randomly generated number, plus information on how the site was reached (for example, directly, via a link or through organic search)
Expires: 6 months
Type: Persistent, first party

Why is this important?

The EU privacy law came into effect on 26 May 2011. This law means that we must let you know what cookies we use. The law aims to give you greater control over your online privacy. For more information, visit the The Information Commissioner’s website.

Controlling cookies

You can control whether to accept or refuse cookies and to delete cookies that have already been set.

If you choose not to accept or to disable our cookies, you may not be able to use some site features.

Changing your cookie settings in your browser

To control the way your device manages cookies, go to your browser settings. The links below are designed to help but are not exhaustive:

For more information about cookies visit www.aboutcookies.org

Using www.lpp.nhs.uk

This website is maintained for your personal use.

You agree to use this site only for lawful purposes, and in a manner that does not infringe the rights of, or restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of, this site by any third party.

We aim to update our site regularly, and may change the content at any time.

By using this site, you indicate that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please refrain from using our site.

Linking to and from www.lpp.nhs.uk

We welcome and encourage other websites to link to the information that is hosted on these pages. However, we don’t give you permission to suggest that your website is associated with, or endorsed by, NHS London Procurement Partnership.

Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.


While we make every effort to keep www.lpp.nhs.uk up to date, we don’t provide any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to the accuracy of the information on the site.

We don’t accept liability for loss or damage incurred by users of the website, whether direct, indirect or consequential, whether caused by tort, breach of contract or otherwise, in connection with our site, its use, the inability to use, or results of the use of our site, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it. This includes loss of:

  • income or revenue
  • business
  • profits or contracts
  • anticipated savings
  • data
  • goodwill
  • tangible property
  • wasted management or office time

This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

Information about you and your visits to www.lpp.nhs.uk

We process information about you in accordance with our privacy policy. By using our site, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

Virus protection
We make every effort to check and test material at all stages of production, however you must take your own precautions to ensure that the process which you employ for accessing this website does not expose you to the risk of viruses, malicious computer code or other forms of interference which may damage your own computer system.

We can’t accept any responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system which may occur whilst using material derived from this website.

Viruses, hacking and other offences

You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack.

By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them.

Governing law

These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. Any dispute arising under these terms and conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.


We accept no liability for any failure to comply with these terms and conditions where such failure is due to circumstance beyond our reasonable control.

If we waive any rights available to us under these terms and conditions on one occasion, this does not means that those rights will automatically be waived on any other occasion.

If any of these terms and conditions are held to be invalid, unenforceable or illegal for any reason, the remaining terms and conditions shall nevertheless continue in full force.

Revisions to these terms

We may at any time revise these terms and conditions without notice. Please check these terms and conditions regularly, as continued use of the www.lpp.nhs.uk website after a change has been made is your acceptance of the change.