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Essilor Limited's Registered Office is Cooper Road, Thornbury, Bristol, BS35 3UW. VAT number is 222593866.
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ESSILOR Ltd ("ESSILOR"), the owner of this website, seeks to ensure that the information made available herein is both accurate and up to date when it is placed online.
Consequently, ESSILOR can accept no liability for:
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The information collected on his website is subject to treatment by Essilor and selected partner companies.
We request your personally identifiable information (PII) to provide a service, product or information about Essilor’s products or services or to complete a transaction. Examples include subscribing to newsletters, emailing a friend an article from the Website, entering a Promotion, participating in training, finding an eye care professional practice, completing online surveys, contacting us with questions or comments, or for product registration. We will process your personal data for administrative and informational purposes, contact you for feedback or inform you of Essilor and associated brands.
Your personal data may also be processed for statistical purposes. This data will be stored for a period no longer than is necessary. For processing purposes, your personal data may be transferred to other companies of Essilor Group located within the European Union.
4.2. Protection of Personal Information
We will process your personal identifiable information (PII) in accordance with the UK Data Protection Act 1998 or any successor legislation. Under this legislation, you have the right to access to personal data relating to you and to require personal data to be corrected if inaccurate or to be deleted. If you wish exercising such rights, you should notify Essilor, in providing any identity evidence, by e-mail to the following address: email@example.com.
You can also, for legitimate reasons, oppose the processing of data about you.
Although Essilor cannot promise the use of our Website is completely safe, we use standard security measures. We recommend you to use caution when using the Internet. This includes not sharing your passwords.
This Website may contain customer reviews, forums and/or message boards and other Online Content. Please remember that any information disclosed in these areas becomes public information, and you should exercise caution when considering the disclosure of your PII. You agree that Essilor is not responsible for material posted by you or others in these public forums.
Essilor may share your PII with third parties for marketing purposes. Essilor will not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to third parties your PII unless Essilor provides you with advance notice as set out herein or also as described below:
Subsidiaries and Affiliates. Essilor may transfer PII to its subsidiaries and corporate affiliates, including future subsidiaries and affiliates.
Website Consultants and Service Providers. Essilor will disclose PII to third party consultants, and service providers (such as providers of hosting, support, maintenance and remedial, repair services, mail delivery services, and payment processors) to the extent that they require access to the databases, or the PII contained in our databases, to provide services to you, Essilor or the Website.
Joint Promotion Partners. Sometimes we conduct joint promotions with third parties. If you register for one of those joint promotions your information may be collected by both Essilor and the third party. Or, we may give you the option to have us share your information with the promotion partner. Your information will be used by us and/or by them as described in our posted privacy policies.
Reorganisation or Sale of the Company. In the event that the Essilor is merged with or becomes part of another organization, or in the event that Essilor is sold or it sells all or substantially all of its assets or is otherwise reorganized, the PII Essilor collects will be one of the transferred assets to the acquiring or reorganized entity.
As otherwise allowed by law. Essilor may transfer PII to third parties where we are expressly authorized by the applicable law to do so.
We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from minors. If you are a parent or legal guardian and think your child has given us information, you can contact us to remove the information.
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They also allow us to collect information about your online activities so we can manage advertising effectiveness and provide you with online advertisements, including advertisements on other websites, more likely to be of interest to you. With web beacon technology, the information that we collect and share is anonymous and not personally identifiable. It does not contain your name, address, telephone number, or email address.
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12.1. The approach of Essilor group to risk management and governance arrangements in relation to UK taxation
For its operations in the UK as well as worldwide, Essilor endeavors to comply with all applicable laws and regulations and expects its directors, officers, and employees to conduct business in accordance with the letter, spirit, and intent of all relevant laws and to refrain from any illegal, dishonest, or unethical conduct.
This includes acting in collaboration with local administration and establishing a proper harmonization of the tax practices followed by all the entities of the Group. Our guidelines’ goal is to include responsible tax risk management in the Group’s business framework, as an essential element of our economic and social contribution to society.
12.2. The attitude of the group towards tax planning (so far as affecting UK taxation)
Essilor considers that paying the due and fair amount of taxes as calculated with reference to existing laws and transfer pricing principles is an important element of its strategy and a way to nurture its social and economic contribution to society. Essilor commits to pay all its required taxes in the countries where it operates. The Group is also committed to refrain from engaging in aggressive tax planning strategies.
12.3. The level of risk in relation to UK taxation that the group is prepared to accept
The level of risk in relation to UK taxation results from the change of tax laws which occur every year. This statement is not only valid for the UK but also for all other jurisdictions where Essilor operates. To limit the risk of infringement or inadequate application of tax laws, Essilor maintains proper and effective internal control systems, tax processes and qualified personnel to allow our tax/finance teams to ensure compliance with the principles contained in these guidelines.
12.4. The approach of the group towards its dealing with HMRC
Essilor is committed to keeping a reciprocal and cooperative relationship with the tax authorities in the countries where it operates. The Group’s tax policy is based on the principles of respect of the law and transparency. This commitment is valid for dealings with HMRC.
This policy supports our commitment to limiting the risk of modern slavery and human trafficking occurring within our own business or infiltrating our supply chains or any other business relationship. At the Group level, Essilor is a signatory to the UN Global Compact's 10 Principles in the areas of core values relating to Human Rights, labour, the Environment and anti-corruption.
This Total Patient Satisfaction Guarantee applies only if you are issued with this guarantee by your optician (the optician referred to below) when you purchase a pair of Eyezen lenses.
In order to be valid, this guarantee must be completed and signed by the optician. If you aren’t 100% happy with your lenses, the optician will replace them with a suitable alternative pair (like for like). This guarantee starts from the start date set out below (“Start Date”) and extends until the end date as set out below (“End Date”).
This guarantee is subject to the following terms:
1. When does this guarantee apply?a. This guarantee is only valid from the Guarantee Start Date and only applies until the Guarantee End Date,irrespective of whether or not a claim is made.b. You must have worn the lenses.c. This guarantee is valid for Eyezen lenses only purchased in the UK or the Republic of Ireland.d. If you are not satisfied with your lenses for any reason, you may return the Lenses to the optician (along with your proof of purchase and this signed and dated guarantee) provided that you do so before or on the End Date.e. This guarantee is in addition to your legal rights which will not be affected by this guarantee.
2. When does this guarantee not apply:a. This guarantee does not apply to the frame in which the Lenses are fitted therefore this guarantee does not apply if you are dissatisfied with the frame, or if the frame is damaged or has a manufacturing defect.b. This guarantee will not apply to any issues raised by you after the End Date.
3. What does the guarantee offer?a. Where you return a pair of Lenses to the optician under this guarantee, and provided that the conditions set out in this guarantee are met, the optician will provide you with a replacement suitable alternative pair of lenses (on a like for like prescription basis).
4. How to make a claim under the guarantee:a. You must return the lenses with this guarantee and proof of purchase to the optician.
5. When might the optician withdraw this guarantee:a. The optician may withdraw this guarantee where they reasonably suspect that you have misused this guarantee.b. If the optician withdraws this guarantee or amends these terms and conditions in accordance with this paragraph, the optician will notify you in writing.
6. This guarantee is between you and the optician and you may not transfer it to anyone else due to the nature of the lenses. The manufacturer of the lenses does not enter into a contract directly with you. No other person shall have any rights to enforce any of its terms.
7. Each of the paragraphs of this guarantee operates separately. If any court or relevant authority decides that any of them are unlawful, the remaining paragraphs will remain in full force and effect.
8. These terms are governed by English law and you can bring legal proceedings in respect of the products in the English courts. If you live in Scotland you can bring legal proceedings in respect of the products in either the Scottish or the English courts. If you live in Northern Ireland you can bring legal proceedings in respect of the products in either the Northern Irish or the English courts. If you live in the ROI you can bring legal proceedings in respect of the products in either the Irish or the English courts.
9. This guarantee applies to Essilor Eyezen™ lenses purchased on or after 1st September 2021.
April 1st 2022
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