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Privacy Statement

Who we are

Our website address is: http://leicestershirewms.co.uk. The service is provided by Leicestershire County Council.

Why are we doing this

The Weight Management Team provide a service to the residents of Leicestershire. This website provides information to benefit those residents and give more information on how to access the Weight Management programmes.

This site additionally hosts the 12 week digital programme that is accessible after a successful referral to the service.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


When we deliver services and information through our website we want to make sure these are useful, reliable and easy to use. To make this happen, it sometimes involves placing small amounts of information on your device, for example, your computer or mobile phone. These include small files known as cookies. They cannot be used to identify you personally.

You are able to select to opt out of tracking on the cookie banner that is live on the site.

Cookies Which May Be Set By www.leicestershirewms.co.uk




How long does this cookie stay on my computer?


Content Management System cookie

This cookie will only be set if required for security purposes e.g. when you log in to the site.

Until you close your browser.


Content Management System cookie

This cookie will only be set if required for security purposes e.g. when you log in to the site.

Until you close your browser.


Content Management System cookie

Decides if/when to show the cookie consent banner.

1 year


Content Management System cookie

Stores cookie consent preferences

1 year

_ga, _gat and/or _gid

Google Analytics

Anonymous cookies that track performance

(Requires performance cookie consent)

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if you have visited the other website. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content.

Further Information

Further information about your rights can be found on the Leicestershire County Council website.

Contact details

Should you wish to contact the team please email weightmanagement@leics.gov.uk.

Privacy information for the 12 week digital programme only

This information is to tell you about why we need your information and how we will handle it. This section of information is only for clients undertaking the 12 week digital programme.

By registering on this programme, you are giving your consent for us to collect and use your data in the following way.

Dashboard Information

When you have created a log in for the 12 week digital programme, we collect your name, email address and weight.


If you upload images to the photos section of the programme, these are private and are not visible to other users of the 12 week programme.

Who we share your data with

We will share your data with our website administrators.

How long we retain your data

For clients that register on the 12 week digital programme, we store the personal information you provide in your user profile. You can see, edit, or delete your personal information at any time. Website administrators can also see and edit that information. We hold this information for 24 weeks. Your information will be held on the website whilst you are registered (24 weeks). After this point your data will be deleted from the website platform.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you during the 24 week period. Our lawful basis of processing is your consent and you are entitled to withdraw this at any time.

Further Information

If you are unhappy with the way your data is being handled or if you need to contact Leicestershire County Council's Data Protection Officer, please contact the Information Governance Team: informationgovernance@leics.gov.uk