**COOKIE POLICY Version 1.0 Date 30/08/2023 ** **WHO IS THE CONTROLLER? ** This Cookie Policy relates to all cookies and similar technologies placed and used on this website. This website visionhealthcare.eu is part of the Vision Healthcare Group, with registered office at Grote Markt 41, 8500 Kortrijk (Belgium), with company number BTW BE0685.849.188. The Group and its subsidiaries act as conjoint controllers for the processing of the personal data within the group and can be contacted by sending an e-mail to our DPO at [email protected].

**WHAT ARE COOKIES? ** Cookies are small data or text files stored on your device by the browser. Similar technologies such as Pixels, plug-ins and scripts are also integral to this policy. Cookies can have different purposes. For instance, you have technical cookies that track preferences on a website such as language settings or shopping basket. Cookies can be used to check your login and can track information about the user, such as your browsing history. There are cookies that are only kept for a particular session, or they are stored on your device for a specified period of time.

Cookies may be set by the server of the website you are visiting or by a partner, with which this website cooperates. The website's server can only read the cookies it has placed itself. It has no access to other information located on your computer or mobile device.

Cookies can be set either by the controller itself ("first-party cookies") or by a third party as a service provider for the controller ("third-party cookies").

We can divide cookies into the following categories:

**Strictly necessary cookies ** These cookies are essential to enable you to visit the website and use certain parts of it. For example, these cookies allow you to navigate between different parts of the website or, for example, to fill in forms or ensure the security of the website. No consent is requested for setting these cookies.

**Functional cookies ** Functional cookies are cookies that make the website more user-friendly and pleasant for visitors and ensure that you have a better browsing experience. These cookies may track your login details, remember a language choice or track a shopping basket. No consent is requested for setting these cookies.

**Analytical cookies ** These cookies collect information about how users use the website, such as which pages are visited and which links are clicked on. Their sole purpose is to improve the functionality of the website and to provide statistics on the number of visitors to a particular page. These cookies will only be placed if the user has given express consent.

**Google Analytics ** This website uses Google Analytics. This is a web analytics services that is part of "Google Ireland Limited" (hereinafter "Google"). Google uses cookies to help us analyse our website. The information collected by the cookies regarding the use of visitors to our website is transmitted by the browser and will be processed on Google's servers. The user can choose to prevent the installation of cookies by not giving consent via the cookie banner on our website. For more information regarding the processing of data regarding this tool, visit the following page: https://policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites The lifetime of the cookie will be a maximum of 24 months.

**Advertising and/or social media cookies ** These cookies track your online activity to help advertisers display more relevant ads or limit how often you see an advertisement. These cookies have a lifetime of up to 24 months and are set by third parties. These cookies are only set after the user has given us explicit consent.

**THE FOLLOWING COOKIES WERE PLACED ON THIS WEBSITE ** Strictly necessary cookies and functional cookies

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Advertising and/or social media cookies

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**MANAGEMENT OF COOKIE PREFERENCES **The following clarifies how to manage your cookie preferences. Strictly necessary cookies and functional cookies cannot be switched off. However, they can always be removed manually via your browser.

1.1 Via the website You can adjust your cookie preferences at any time via our website by calling up the cookie banner again and changing or undoing choices you have made previously.

1.2 Via your browser You can also adjust your cookie preferences via your browser. That way, you can indicate whether certain cookies may be placed and set the browser to display a message when a cookie is placed. In addition, you can also delete cookies manually via the option that allows you to clear your browsing history. More information can be found on the pages below, depending on which browser you use:

• Chrome • Firefox • Internet Explorer • Safari (Mac) of Safari (iOS).

Deleting or disabling cookies may result in certain applications of our website and additional services not functioning optimally.

**AMENDMENTS ** We reserve the right to unilaterally amend our Cookie Statement at any time. Any amended version is posted online and can be found on our website. From its publication, the amended Cookie Statement will apply immediately. If we have hereby implemented new cookies on our website, we will ask for your consent again if required. You can find the date on which our Cookie Statement was last amended at the top of this page.

**CONTACT FOR ENQUIRIES **Should you still have questions or comments around our cookie policy after reading this Cookie Policy, you can always contact us at [email protected].