GrandVision Privacy and Cookie Policy

1. Introduction

This is GrandVision’s Privacy Policy. This documents describes how we manage (personal) data collected through our website and explains how the information is used to provide our services to you. We ensure you we handle all your personal information with care. Please note that this Privacy Policy is only applicable to the website.


2. Confidentiality

Any information, which is either held by GrandVision or which you provide to GrandVision will be regarded by GrandVision as personal information and, subject to the Terms and Conditions, be treated as confidential.


3. Use of Personal Information

GrandVision will only use your personal information in the ordinary course of its business and for the purposes of providing information as would have been requested through subscription to any GrandVision material or email alerts. 

Data which is being collected through visiting our website is used for optimizing the use of our website. This data includes for example the IP address from the visitor, the duration of the visit and which pages from the website are being visited. We try to anonymize the collected data as much as possible.

4. Non-release of information to third parties

4.1 GrandVision will not sell, rent or provide your personal information to unauthorized entities or to third parties for their independent use without your consent. GrandVision may, however, share your personal information with its affiliates, business partners and subsidiaries in the ordinary course of its business. If GrandVision does pass your personal information on to its affiliates, business partners and/or subsidiaries, it will make them aware of the provisions of this Privacy Policy.


4.2 GrandVision will release your personal information to a party if it is required by law or by a court to do so, in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.  GrandVision will also disclose your personal information if it believes, in its sole discretion, that this is necessary to prevent or lessen any unlawful or harmful actions.

5. Google analytics

The GrandVision website uses Google Analytics. Through the information we get from Google Analytics we can optimize the GrandVision website to the preferences of her visitors. The information thus obtained, including your IP address is transferred to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Read Google's privacy policy for more information, as well as specific to Google Analytics.


6. Cookies

Our website uses cookies. A “cookie” is an element of data that can be sent to your browser. Your browser may then store it on your system based on the preferences you have set on your browser. Cookies gather information about your operating system including, but not limited to, browser type and IP address. In that way, the server on which our website runs is able to recognize your browser and can keep track of which pages your browser already visited, but through cookies we can also remember, for example, language preferences.


7. Updating Personal Information

If you would like to update or correct any of your personal information held by GrandVision, kindly contact GrandVision’s Investor Relations department at and we will endeavor to update and correct your personal information. We may decline to process requests that are frivolous/vexatious, jeopardize the privacy of others, are extremely impractical, or for which access is not otherwise required by local law.

If you would like to contact us in a non-digital way, you can send a letter to our office:

The Base, C-6
Evert van de Beekstraat 1-80
1118 CL Schiphol
The Netherlands

8. Non-Warranty

8.1 If you disclose any personal information to a third party, such as an entity which operates a website linked to this website or anyone other than GrandVision you must be aware that GrandVision does not regulate or control how that third party uses your personal information. You should always ensure that you read the privacy policy of any third party, as their privacy policy will be applicable.


8.2 Where your personal information is accessed or used by a third party through the GrandVision Website, you will release GrandVision from any liability, financial or physical as a result of the use of such information. You will also release GrandVision from the obligation to pay you any benefits or profits gained by any third parties as a result of the use of your personal information obtained via the GrandVision Website.

9. Communication

When you have signed up for our newsletter(s), we occasionally send you an email. Each newsletter contains a link through which you can sign out from the newsletter.


10. Assent to Terms of Privacy Policy

By using the GrandVision website you acknowledge that you have read the terms of this privacy policy and that you agree to the use of user data for the purposes set out above. Please note that GrandVision reserves the right to amend this Privacy Policy at any time.