Cookie Policy

This website uses cookies and similar technologies in order to distinguish you from other users. By using cookies, we are able to provide you with a better experience and to improve our website by better understanding how you use it. Please read this cookie policy carefully and ensure that you understand it. Your acceptance of our cookie policy is deemed to occur if you continue using our website or when you press the “accept” button. If you do not agree to our cookie policy, please stop using our website immediately.

1. Definitions and Interpretation

1.1 In this cookie policy, unless the context otherwise requires, the following expressions have the following meanings:

“Cookie” means a small file placed on your computer or device by our website when you visit certain parts of our website and/or when you use certain features of our website;

“Cookie Law” means the relevant parts of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 and of EU Regulation 2016/679 General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”);

“Personal Data” means any and all data that relates to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified from that data, as defined by EU Regulation 2016/679 General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”); and

“We/us/our” means means Mr Vinod Gangwani FRCS, MRCOphth and/or any member of his team.

2. Information About us

Our website is owned by Mr Vinod Gangwani FRCS, MRCOphth

Our Data Protection Officer is Mr Vinod Gangwani FRCS, MRCOphth and he can be contacted using the following methods:

Mr Vinod Gangwani FRCS, MRCOphth
Nuffield Health Woking Hospital
Shores Road
GU21 4BY

T: 0203 573 6736 or 07909 751 285

3. How Does our website use cookies?

Our website may place and access certain first party cookies on your computer or device. First party cookies are those placed directly by us and are used only by us. We use cookies to facilitate and improve your experience of our website and to provide and improve our services. We have carefully chosen these cookies and have taken steps to ensure that your privacy and personal data is protected and respected at all times.

By using our website, you may also receive certain third party cookies on your computer or device. Third party cookies are those placed by websites, services, and/or parties other than us. Third party cookies are used on our website for analytical and advertising services.

All cookies used by and on our website, are used in accordance with current cookie law. We may use some or all of the following types of cookie:

Strictly Necessary cookies A cookie falls into this category if it is essential to the operation of our website, supporting functions such as logging in, your shopping basket, and payment transactions.

Analytics cookies It is important for us to understand how you use our website, for example, how efficiently you are able to navigate around it, and what features you use. Analytics cookies enable us to gather this information, helping us to improve our website and your experience of it.

Functionality cookies Functionality cookies enable us to provide additional functions to you on our website such as personalisation and remembering your saved preferences. Some functionality cookies may also be strictly necessary cookies, but not all necessarily fall into that category.

Targeting cookies It is important for us to know when and how often you visit our website, and which parts of it you have used (including which pages you have visited and which links you have visited). As with analytics cookies, this information helps us to better understand you and, in turn, to make our website and advertising more relevant to your interests.

Third Party cookies Third party cookies are not placed by us; instead, they are placed by third parties that provide services to us and/or to you. Third party cookies may be used by advertising services to serve up tailored advertising to you on our website, or by third parties providing analytics services to us (these cookies will work in the same way as analytics cookies described above).

Persistent cookies Any of the above types of cookie may be a persistent cookie. Persistent cookies are those which remain on your computer or device for a predetermined period and are activated each time you visit our website.

Session cookies Any of the above types of cookie may be a session cookie. Session cookies are temporary and only remain on your computer or device from the point at which you visit our website until you close your browser. Session cookies are deleted when you close your browser.

Cookies on our website are not permanent and will expire as indicated in the table below. For more details of the personal data that we collect and use, the measures we have in place to protect personal data, your legal rights, and our legal obligations, please refer to our privacy policy.

For more specific details of the cookies that We use, please refer to the table below.

Name of CookiePurpose & TypePersistent/Strictly Necessary
comment_author_*This cookie remembers your last comment details, such as your name and email address, so that you will not have to type it again.No
PHPSESSIDStandard PHP Session so the website can remember you when you jump from page to page.Yes
wordpress_*This cookie stores WordPress authentication details.Not at Present
wp-settings-*This cookie helps remember your personal preferences within WordPress.Not at Present
moove_gdpr_popupThis cookie allows you to enable and disable certain cookies on our website and remembers your choices.Yes

Our website uses analytics services provided by Google. Website analytics refers to a set of tools used to collect and analyse anonymous usage information, enabling us to better understand how our website is used. This, in turn, enables us to improve our website and the services offered through it.

You do not have to allow us to use these Cookies, however whilst our use of them does not pose any risk to your privacy or your safe use of our website, it does enable us to continually improve our website, making it a better and more useful experience for you. The analytics service(s) used by our website use(s) analytics cookies to gather the required information.

Name of CookiePurpose & TypePersistent/Strictly Necessary
These cookies are used to collect anonymous information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile analytical reports which help us improve our website. The cookies collect information such as the number of visitors to our website, how they arrived there (e.g. directly from the internet or through linking from another website) and tracking which web pages they visited.No

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit

4. Consent and Control

Before cookies are placed on your computer or device, you will be shown a pop-up information bar requesting your consent to set those cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of cookies you are enabling us to provide the best possible experience and service to you.

You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of cookies unless those cookies are strictly necessary. However, certain features of our website may not function fully or as intended. You will be given the opportunity to allow and/or deny different categories of cookie that we use.

In addition to the controls that we provide, you can choose to enable or disable cookies in your internet browser. Most internet browsers also enable you to choose whether you wish to disable all cookies or only third party cookies.

By default, most internet browsers accept cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser or the documentation that came with your device.

The links below provide instructions on how to control cookies in all mainstream browsers:

5. Changes to this Cookie Policy

We may alter this cookie policy at any time. Any such changes will become binding on you on your first use of our website after the changes have been made. You are therefore advised to check this page from time to time.

In the event of any conflict between the current version of this Cookie Policy and any previous version(s), the provisions current and in effect shall prevail unless it is expressly stated otherwise.

6. Further Information

If you would like to know more about how we use cookies, please use the contact form on our contact page in the first instance.

For more information about privacy, data protection and our terms and conditions, please visit the following:

Privacy Policy
Terms and Conditions
Website Disclaimer

This policy was last updated on July 22nd 2019