Cookies

Introduction

This cookie policy describes our practices regarding the collection of information from you when visiting our website through cookies and other tracking technologies.

The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) requires organisations placing cookies onto visitors’ computers via their websites to obtain “consent” after providing clear and comprehensive information about how cookies and other tracking technologies are used.

In order to comply with we:

  • Identify cookies and other tracking technologies served through this website, the purposes they fulfil and related information such as their expiry and whether they are first or third- party cookies.
  • Provide ‘clear and comprehensive’ information about website cookies with the appropriate level of disclosure corresponding with the intrusiveness of each cookie.
  • Decide on an appropriate strategy for obtaining consent for website cookies, taking into account their use and intrusiveness. Certain types of cookie may qualify for legal exemptions and where this is the case, consent will not be required for these cookies

 
What’s a Cookie?

A cookie is a piece of data contained in a very small text file that is stored in your browser or elsewhere on your hard drive. Cookies allow the Company to identify your device as you navigate through our publicly-accessible website (the Company Site) or our account portal. We also use them to recognize return visitors to the Company Site. This helps make navigating and interacting with the Company Site and our account portal more efficient, easy and meaningful.

By themselves, cookies do not identify you specifically. Rather, they recognize your web browser. So, unless you identify yourself specifically to the Company, like signing into the account portal, we don’t know who you are just because you visited the Company Site.

The Company uses both session and persistent cookies. Session cookies are cookies that disappear from your computer or browser when you turn off your computer. Persistent cookies stay on your computer even after you’ve turned it off.

You can turn off your web browser’s ability to accept cookies. But, if you do that, certain parts of the Company Site or account portal may not work for you.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this this cookie policy or the information practices of this site, please contact us by email at DPO@optegra.com or please write to our Data Protection Team at the following address:

Optegra UK Head Office
Optegra Eye Health Care
7 The Technology Park
Colindeep Lane, London, NW9 6BX

Cookies served by Optegra UK Limited

Type of Cookie Source Purpose Expiry How to Block
Cookies necessary for essential website purposes and functions Optegra These cookies are strictly necessary for the proper operation of our site. They allow us to ensure the security and efficient delivery of our site. The cookie we set for this purpose is automatically removed from your device one month after you last visited our website. You can change your browser settings to accept or refuse these cookies.
As the means vary from browser to browser, you should visit your browser's Help menu for more information
Website enhancement cookies Optegra These cookies help enhance the performance and usability of our website. For example, they may allow us to detect whether your browser can run small website programs (called 'scripts') that provide additional website functionality or enable us to remember any website preferences you set (such as font size or language preferences). The cookie we set for this purpose is automatically removed from your device once you close your browser. You can change your browser settings to accept or refuse these cookies. As the means vary from browser to browser, you should visit your browser's help menu for more information

 

Cookies and other tracking technologies served by Optegra service providers and other companies

Type of Cookie Source Purpose Expiry How to Block
Analytics cookies and technologies Google Analytics These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. Some of the cookies set for this purpose are automatically removed from your device once you close your browser. Others may last for a period of up to 24 months from your last visit to our site. You can opt out of tracking by Google Analytics by visiting:
http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB
Advertising cookies and technologies   These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website in order to provide them with advertising that is better tailored to their interests on our site and/or on other websites    

 

What’s a Web Beacon?

We use web beacons along with cookies to gather data about use of the Site and account portal and interaction with emails Web beacons are clear electronic images that can recognize certain types of data on your computer, like cookies, when you viewed a particular website tied to the web beacon, and a description of a website tied to the web beacon. For example, we may put web beacons in marketing emails that notify us when you click on a link in the email that directs you to the Site or one of its pages. We use web beacons to operate and improve the Site and email communications.
 

Links to Other Websites

This site may contain links or references to other websites. Please be aware that we do not control the cookies/tracking technologies of other websites and this cookie policy does not apply to those websites.

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