I.                   Invacare EU Cookies Policy

Effective Date: May 25, 2018       Last updated: May 25, 2018


This website (the “Site”) is operated by Invacare International GmbH having its registered office at Benkenstrasse 260, 4108 Witterswil, Switzerland, phone and contact form can be found on the footer of the Site, registered with the Registry of Commerce and Companies of Witterswil under the number CHE-109.561.251; and by Invacare Ltd, having its registered office at Unit 4 Pencoed Technology Park, Bridgend CF35 5AQ United Kingdom, registered with the Registry of Commerce and Companies of Cardiff under the number 5178693, (hereinafter the “Controller”, “us”, “we” or “our”).


A.                    What are cookies

A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the Site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you do not have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.


B.                     Use of cookies or similar technologies in our Site

We use cookies or similar technologies to provide you with information adapted to your interests and based on your usage, to have visit statistics, to administer our Site and to optimize the Site user experience.

B.1 Cookies

The cookies we use for the Site are:

Essential cookies or strictly necessary cookies (first party cookies):

Our Site uses cookies to ease your visit. Those cookies are essential to run the Site or save your user preference. For example, they are used to store the preferred language used to browse our Site, to memorize your preference, and to balance the visit’s load on our Site servers. These cookies are valid either for the session time or in the limit of thirteen (13) months.

Non-essential cookies (third-party cookies):

Analytical cookies

We also use cookies to help us for statistical purposes and analytical services such as how many visits we have to our Site, as a type of aggregate counter. We do not link the information stored in cookies to any personal data you submit while on our Site.

These cookies are mostly third-party cookies, they are not saved by us. We therefore suggest that you read the websites of these third-parties to find out more about the saved cookies and how they are managed. 

Sharing cookies (social links)

Our site also contains links to social media sites. When you use these shared buttons, a third-party cookie or other technologies may be installed.

Please read the privacy policies of these social media sites to ensure that you are aware of your rights and the usage purposes. For example, advertising, of which they may collect browsing information via these application buttons.

C.     How to control cookies or similar technologies

You can withdraw or control or delete or reject cookies as you wish – for details, see aboutcookies.org. While most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies, you can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed and notify you when you have received a cookie. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit our Site. It is important to note that you may not be able to use certain features on our Site.

Please find below of third-party websites to withdraw or control or delete or reject cookies;

Twitter: https://twitter.com/en/privacy

Facebook: facebook.com/policies/cookies

YouTube: policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en

Pinterest: help.pinterest.com/en/articles/personalization-and-data

Google Analytics: support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en