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Cookie policy

Our website uses cookies. By using our website and agreeing to this policy, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy.

ABOUT COOKIES

A cookie is a small file, typically of letters and numbers, downloaded on to a device when the user accesses certain websites. Cookies allow a website to recognise a user’s device and track users as they navigate different pages on a website and to identify users returning to a website. Cookies do not contain any information that personally identifies you, but personal information that we store about you may be linked, by us, to the information stored in and obtained from cookies. Cookies help EssilorLuxottica to supply the service according to the objectives described hereafter. Furthermore, installation of Cookies may require the consent of the User.

For more information see: HTTP://WWW.ALLABOUTCOOKIES.ORG/

SESSION AND PERSISTENT COOKIES

Cookies can expire at the end of a browser session (from when a user opens the browser window to when they exit the browser) or they can be stored for longer.

  • Session cookies – allow websites to link the actions of a user during a browser session. These session cookies expire after a browser session so would not be stored longer term. For this reason session cookies may be considered less privacy intrusive than persistent cookies.
  • Persistent cookies – are stored on a users’ device in between browser sessions which allows the preferences or actions of the user across a site (or in some cases across different websites) to be remembered.


FIRST AND THIRD PARTY COOKIES

Whether a cookie is ‘first’ or ‘third’ party refers to the website or domain placing the cookie.

  • First party cookies in basic terms are cookies set by a website visited by the user / the website displayed in the URL window.
  • Third party cookies are cookies that are set by a domain other than the one being visited by the user. If a user visits a website and a separate company sets a cookie through that website this would be a third party cookie.

ACTIVITIES STRICTLY NECESSARY FOR OPERATION

This site uses Cookies to save the User's session and to carry out other activities strictly necessary for operation of the site itself, for example with regards to traffic distribution.

STORAGE ACTIVITIES OF PREFERENCES, OPTIMISATION AND STATISTICS

This site uses Cookies to save browsing preferences and to optimise the browsing experience of the User. Cookies include, for example, those required to set the language and currency or for management of statistics by EssilorLuxottica.

OTHER TYPES OF COOKIES OR THIRDPARTY TOOLS THAT MAY BE USED

Some of the services listed here below may not require the consent of the User or may be handled directly by EssilorLuxottica - according to the description provided - without the assistance of third parties.

If the tools indicated below include services handled by third parties, they may - in addition to the specifications given and also unbeknown to EssilorLuxottica - perform tracing activities of the User.  For detailed information on this subject, please consult the privacy policy of the services listed.

HOSTING AND BACKEND INFRASTRUCTURE

The objective of these services is to host data and files that allow this site to operate, allowing for distribution and providing a ready-to-use infrastructure in order to distribute specific functionalities of this site. Some of these services work through servers distributed geographically, making it difficult to establish the real position in which Personal Data is stored.

INTERACTION WITH SOCIAL NETWORKS AND EXTERNAL PLATFORMS

These services allow for interaction to be carried out with social networks or with other external platforms, directly from the pages of this site.

The interactions and information acquired by this site are always subject to privacy settings of the User related to every social network.

If an interaction service with social networks is installed, even if the Users do not use the service, it may still collect traffic details related to the pages in which it is installed.

STATISTICS

The services contained in this section allow EssilorLuxottica to monitor and analyse all traffic data and are used to trace User behaviour.

GOOGLE ANALYTICS (GOOGLE INC.)

Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. ("Google").  Google uses the Personal Data collected with the objective of tracing and examining the use of this Application, drawing up reports and sharing them with other services developed by Google.

Google may use Personal Data to contextualise and personalise the messages of its advertising network.

Personal data collected: Cookies and Data for use

Location of data handling: USA – PRIVACY POLICYOPT OUT

COOKIE LIST

The following cookies are installed when you accept our cookie policy:

seen_cookie_message This cookie registers your acceptance of the cookie policy and expires after 13 months
_ga: Analytic cookie used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports. It expires after 13 months
_gid: Performance cookie that stores and updates a unique value for each page visited.
_gat: Performance cookie that expires every 10 minutes

HOW CAN I CHECK THE INSTALLATION OF A COOKIE?

The majority of browsers are configured to accept, control or potentially disable cookies through the settings. We nevertheless remind you that disabling navigation or functional cookies may affect the functioning of the website and/or limit the service we offer.

Below is the procedure to follow to manage cookies from the following browsers:

IE: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/block-enable-or-allow-cookies

Safari: https://support.apple.com/kb/PH19255?viewlocale=en_US&locale=it_IT

Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en&hlrm=fr&hlrm=en

Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences

In the case of services provided by third parties, the User may also exercise his right to object to tracing through the privacy policy of the third party, through the opt out link if specifically supplied or contacting directly the same.

For more information on cookies and to manage your preferences for third party profiling cookies, please go to http://www.youronlinechoices.com. By using this service it is possible to handle preferences related to tracing of the majority of advertisements. The Holder, therefore, recommends that Users use this resource in addition to the information provided by this document.

Holder of the Data Handling is EssilorLuxottica.

As the installation of Cookies and other tracing systems operated by third parties through the services used in this Application cannot be technically controlled by EssilorLuxottica, every specific reference to Cookies and tracing systems installed by third parties should be considered approximate. In order to acquire complete information, consult the privacy policy of all possible third party services listed in this document.

Due to the objective complexity connected with the identification of Cookie based technologies and their close integration with operation of the web, the User is invited to contact EssilorLuxottica in order to receive information regarding the use of Cookies themselves and their possible use, for example, by third parties, carried out through this site.

CONTACTS

This website belongs to and is handled by EssilorLuxottica.

If you have any questions about our cookies or this cookies policy, please contact us by email: contact@essilor-luxottica.com