3. WHAT INFORMATION DO COOKIES CONTAIN
The information collected in the form of cookies generally relates to information about the user’s device, such as IP address, login details, operating system and platform used, type or terminal, screen resolution, type of internet browser, time zone setting, country of origin, information about visits to the Website including the URL, length of visit, search terms typed on the Website, products viewed or placed in the shopping bag, page response times, download errors and information about page interaction, such as the number of clicks or browsing patterns.
Generally, this information is insufficient to identify the user personally but it could be if it is read in combination with each other or with additional information collected by the Website or a third party.
We have coded and distinguished cookies according to how long they are stored on the user’s device, the party who installs and manages them and, above all, the purposes for which they are installed.
You will find the names and functions of each cookie as well as their retention period below.
Session cookies are defined as cookies installed when the Website is opened and deleted when the browser is closed, when the Website is closed or when the session expires. The information is thus stored temporarily and allows, for example, navigation to be maintained.
Permanent cookies are cookies that are stored on the user’s device for a period predetermined by the operator, even after closing the browser. They allow, for example, the user’s name and password to be saved or preferences to be remembered, so that the user does not have to enter them again when opening the Website.
- Who installs cookies
Cookies can come from two sources:
- Proprietary (or first party) cookies: they are created by the EssilorLuxottica Website you are visiting and associated with its domain name;
- Third party cookies: these are created by third party suppliers and placed by the publisher of the website You are visiting and are therefore associated with a different domain name from the site on which they are implemented. With respect to our third party partners, they set cookies when you are logged on to their pages or when you visit our Website, for example, in the form of an advertising banner.
These cookies are governed by the privacy notices of these third parties, which can be viewed on their respective websites.
- Purposes of the cookies used by Luxottica on this Site
They are used exclusively to ensure the basic functionality of the Website, and therefore, prior consent of the user is not required for their installation. The user can set their browser to block these cookies, but as a result, some or all parts of the Site will not work.
Analytical cookies: some are installed and managed directly by EssilorLuxottica and are used to analyse how the Website is used, to count accesses, traffic sources, and pages viewed to allow the operator to make changes and improvements to the Website They may collect data in anonymous form for statistical purposes only.
Other analytical cookies may be instead installed by third parties to track the user’s activity on the Website, drawing useful information for EssilorLuxottica.
To help the user make a more informed decision on whether to consent to the collection of such cookies, please read Google’s respective privacy policies (https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en-GB) or visit: http://www.youronlinechoices.com/ie/)
Marketing and profiling cookies: they track the user’s navigation on the Website, allowing the creation of personalised content on the Website, showing the user products of their interest or similar to those already viewed, and sending advertising messages in line with the preferences expressed: refusal or withdrawal of consent will not interfere with the possibility of accessing or browsing the Website. Other cookies may be instead installed by third parties in order to track the user’s activity on the Website drawing useful information for EssilorLuxottica.
To help the user in making a more informed decision on whether or not to consent to the collection of such cookies, please read Google’s respective privacy notices, regarding Google Adsense (https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en-GB) or visit: http://www.youronlinechoices.com/ie/)