Cookie policy

In order to better tailor our websites to your needs and preferences, eye centre Medipolis uses cookies. You have the option to refuse cookies. In that case, we inform you that certain parts of our websites may not function properly. You may also be unable to access certain services we offer on our website.
If you do not change your cookie settings and opt to ‘continue’, Oogcentrum Medipolis assumes that you accept our cookies.

Hieronder geven wij u graag meer informatie over cookies aan de hand van een eenvoudige Q&A structuur.

What is a cookie?
A cookie is a text file left in the web browser of your computer or mobile device – such as your Smartphone, iPhone, iPad and the like – by the server of the website you are currently consulting.
A cookie contains a code that can only be read by the server that placed it there. The server therefore has no access to other information located on your computer or mobile device.

How is a cookie file structured?
A cookie file consists of:

  • the name of the server that placed the cookie file
  • an expiry date is given
  • a unique numerical code

What is the point of a cookie?

Using cookies, we ensure that your browsing experience as a visitor on one of our websites is as optimal as possible. Among other things, this is done to allow you to navigate more quickly and easily between the various parts of the website or by adapting the content of our site to your personal preferences, e.g. language preference.

Where can I find these cookies?
Cookies are placed in a separate folder of your browser on your computer or mobile device.

What is a ‘Session cookie’?
The function of this cookie is to recognise your browser during your visit to our websites.

What is a ‘Permanent cookie’?
The function of this cookie is to recognise your browser with a view to repeated visits to our websites.

Which cookies are necessary?
You will be under the impression that certain parts of our websites do not function or do not function properly if you disable necessary cookies. Oogcentrum Medipolis uses such cookies, for example, when filling in contact forms or to participate in discussions on our blogs.
Oogcentrum Medipolis uses ‘necessary’ cookies when you wish to log in to your personal account. These cookies allow us to securely verify your identity in order to grant access to the personal information you left behind.

What are ‘Functional cookies’?
As the word itself suggests, these cookies ensure the optimal functioning of our websites so that you experience the most pleasant and personalised visit to our websites. Oogcentrum Medipolis uses ‘Functional cookies’ for ‘remembering’ your personal preferences and for avoiding the same communication on repeated visits, for example when participating in a promotion.

What are ‘Performance cookies’?
Oogcentrum Medipolis uses ‘Performance cookies’ to track how you use our websites with a view to adjusting and improving the content and ease of use of our websites. For example, the number of visitors per page is tracked or the most common language in which the website is visited.

What are ‘Third Party cookies’?
These are cookies that are written away from advertisements listed by third parties on the websites of Oogcentrum Medipolis. The purpose of these cookies is to adapt the advertisements and/or the content of the advertisements to your personal preferences. You will only see these cookies if you did not disable them.
When using third-party cookies, neither Oogcentrum Medipolis nor the advertisers (third parties) have your personal data at their disposal.

Wat is ‘Embedded content’?
Oogcentrum Medipolis may refer on its websites to other sites via a clickable link. This takes you to another organisation’s website. It is possible that the referred website also uses cookies. In that case, Oogcentrum Medipolis advises you to consult the terms of use of the organisation in question, listed on their own website, to inform you of their privacy and cookie policy.

How can I manage cookies?
Managing cookies is up to you. You can adjust your browser settings to suit your personal preferences. You can always delete already installed cookies as well as refuse new cookies by adjusting your browser settings.

The website below lists the most commonly used browsers to guide you in setting your browser preferences: