We may place small text files called ‘cookies’ on your device when you visit our website. These files do not contain personal data, but they do contain a personal identifier allowing us to associate your personal data with a certain device. Cookies are NOT viruses, any kind of malware, programs or applications. Cookies can't see the files on your device.
Cookies serve a number of useful purposes for you, including:
- Granting you access to restricted content.
- Tailoring our website’s functionality to you personally by letting us remember your preferences, location or device type.
- Improving how our website performs.
- Improving your experience and allowing our website to recognise you when you return.
- Allowing us to customise our website to your interests.
- Understanding who our audience is so that we can provide content most relevant to you.
- Allowing third parties to provide services to our website.
- Helping us deliver interest-based advertising where appropriate in compliance with the applicable laws.
What cookies are used on visionexpress.ie?
Below is a list of the cookies that may be stored on your computer when visiting visionexpress.ie. From time to time we may make changes to this list as we introduce or remove functionality from our website.
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These cookie show us how you found our website and which website you came from. It also allows us to reward some external websites for directing you to us.
We occasionally use AB (split testing) to compare the success of one version of a page compared to another. A cookie is stored to determine which version of the page you saw.
Used for a real time diary appointments, this cookie is used to track when an original appointment is changed or cancelled.
Temporarily stores a shortlist of recent products you have viewed on our website.
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Allows us to remember information about your search selections when browing our glasses, sunglasses and contact lens catalogues, ensuring we return the correct filters and search results.
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These cookies assist our website with displaying products and store results, and remembering if you choose to see more/less products in one view.
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Collecting website statistics helps us understand website traffic and visitor activity. This provides us with information about how our site is being used and any errors, so we can make suitable improvements.
Our website management system uses a number of cookies to make sure that pages load quickly and correctly for each visitor whether guests or registered users. Cookies are also used to ensure that each visit remains secure and that users are logged out after a period of inactivity.
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You may see a pop-up welcome message when you first the site. This stores a cookie so that your computer knows that you've seen the message and not to show it again.
visionexpress.ie 'share' tools
If you take the opportunity to 'share' visionexpress.ie content with friends through social networks – such as Facebook and Twitter - you may be sent cookies from these websites. We don't control the setting of these cookies, so we suggest you check the third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.
Further information about cookies
If you'd like to learn more about cookies in general and how to manage them, visit aboutcookies.org.uk (opens in a new window - please note that we can't be responsible for the content of external websites).
When you visit visionexpress.ie you may notice some cookies that aren't related to Vision Express. If you go on to a web page that contains embedded content, for example from YouTube, you may be sent cookies from these websites. We don't control the setting of these cookies, so we suggest you check the third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.
Some of the business partners that may set cookies on visionexpress.ie include:
Audience Science Google Mediaplex
Sometimes we'll advertise on 3rd party websites. Cookies from these sites are used to help us and our advertisers see which advertisements you click on and interact with. Each advertiser uses its own tracking cookies and the data taken is not confidential or interchangeable.
All of these 3rd party websites are part of the Network Advertising Initiative, which facilitates an opt-out list. Go here to find out more.
Other 3rd Party Platforms
This policy was last updated: August 2020.