What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are stored on your browser or the hard drive of your computer by websites that you visit. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, delivering a better and more personalised service, including the storing of information about your preferences and allowing us to recognise you when you return to our websites.
Which cookies do we use?
We use the following cookies:
- Strictly necessary cookies (“Necessary”). These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, a cookie to preserve your choice of cookies and a cookie to allow logged in users to access password protected areas of our websites.
- Analytical or performance cookies (“Analytical”). These allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
- Functionality cookies (“Functional”). These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, cookies which allow an embedded video player to work effectively).
You can choose which analytical and functionality cookies we can set by clicking on the slider (in relation to analytical cookies) or choosing whether to play relevant YouTube videos via our website (in relation to functional cookies)
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below.
|Cookie preference||cookiehub||Necessary||This cookie is used to remember a user’s choice about cookies on weightmans.com. Where users have previously indicated a preference, that user’s preference will be stored in this cookie.||Expires at the end of your session|
_ga_* (these cookies will begin with '_ga_*' and end with a random string of letters and numbers)
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website, including the number of visitors to the website and the pages they visited.
This information may include information about your computer, including where available your operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information and statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns.
|_ga; _ga_*, 1P_JAR, CONSENT, test_cookie - expires at the end of your session
NID – expires the day after your session
|Analytical||These cookies are used to collect visual information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to help identify improvements needed to the structure and design of our website. The cookies collect information in a way that does not directly identify anyone.
Read Microsoft's privacy statement.
_clck; ANONCHK; CLID, SM – expires at the end of your session
|Functional||We embed videos from our official YouTube channel using YouTube’s privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode.
Read more at YouTube’s embedding videos information page.
|PREF - Expires after eight months
VSC - expires at the end of your session
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE - expires after eight months
remote_sid - expires at the end of your session
How do I change my cookie settings?
You can change your cookie preferences at any time by clicking on the cog icon above in the bottom left of each page on our website. You can adjust the available sliders, then click ‘save settings’. You may need to refresh your page for your settings to take effect.
Most web browsers will also allow control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set, visit allaboutcookies.org.
Find out how to manage cookies on popular browsers:
To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer's website.
We use Wistia's video player on our website. The video player does not set cookies but will make use of the local storage on your device to ensure a smooth playback experience. If you do not agree to such use of local storage on your device, do not play such videos.
To learn about the personal data we process in connection with weightmans.com and our other websites, and your data protection rights, please read our privacy notice.