Terms of Use
These Terms of Use outline the use of information contained on the Azura website (“Site”) by website users (each, a “User”).

This website and its content are subject to copyright under the laws of Australia and other countries. Unless otherwise indicated, copyright in this website and its content is owned by Azura Ophthalmics Pty Ltd (“Azura”). In addition, third parties may own the copyright in some materials incorporated within this website.

Users must not modify any content nor remove the copyright notice from any content on this website. Other than as permitted under the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth), no material on this website may be reproduced without the prior written permission of Azura.


While every effort has been made to ensure the quality and currency of the information available on this Site, Azura cannot guarantee and assumes no legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, currency, completeness or interpretation of the information.

Azura does not provide the information contained on this Site by way of professional advice on a particular matter. This Site is not a substitute for independent professional advice and is not intended to be used to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease, nor should it be used for therapeutic purposes. Azura does not accept any liability for any injury, loss or damage incurred by use of or reliance on the information provided on this Site.

These Terms of Use were last updated on September 8, 2022.

Privacy Policy

Last Updated: November 29, 2023

This privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) governs how we, Azura Ophthalmics Ltd (together, “Azura Ophthalmics” “we”, “our” or “us”) use, collect, and store Personal Data  we collect or receive from or about you (“you”) such as in the following use cases: 

(i) When you browse or visit our website, https://azuraophthalmics.com/ (“Website”) 

(ii) When you make use of, or interact with, our Website 

        a. When you contact us (e.g., need help, submit a request) 

(iii) When we use the Personal Data of our service providers, sites, hospitals and other partners (e.g., contact details)  

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully, so you can understand our practices and your rights in relation to personal data. “Personal Data” or “Personal Information” means  any information that can be used, alone or together with other data, to uniquely identify any living human being and any information deemed as Personally Identifiable  Information by privacy laws. Please note that this is a master privacy policy and some of its provisions only apply to individuals in certain jurisdictions. For example, the legal  basis in the table below is only relevant to GDPR-protected individuals. Important note: Nothing in this Privacy Policy is intended to limit in any way your statutory right,  including your rights to a remedy or means of enforcement.  

This Privacy Policy can be updated from time to time and, therefore, we ask you to check back periodically for the latest version of this Privacy Policy. If we implement  significant changes to the use of your Personal Data in a manner different from that stated at the time of collection, we will notify you by posting a notice on our Website or by  other means.


Specific Personal Data we collectWhy is the Personal Data collected and for what  purposes?Consequences of not providing the Personal Data
When you browse or visit our Website
Cookies, analytic tools and log files Analytics and statisticsCertain non-essential Website features may not be available
When you make use of, or interact with, our Website
a. When you contact us (e.g., need help, submit a request)

• Full name

• Email address

• Phone Number

• Any other information you choose to  provide us with

• To be able to answer your inquiry

• To provide you with additional information

Cannot answer your inquiry

Cannot provide you with additional information

When we use the Personal Data of our service providers, sites, hospitals and other partners (e.g. contact details) 

• Full name• Email address

• Company name

• Job position

• Phone number

• Payment/billing information

• Any other information you choose to  provide us with

• To contact our service providers and partners • To communicate with our service providers and  partnersCannot contact our service providers and partners Cannot communicate with our service providers and partners
Finally, please note that some of the abovementioned Personal Data will be used for detecting, taking steps to prevent, and prosecution of fraud or other illegal activity, to identify and repair errors, to conduct audits, and for security purposes. Personal Data may also be used to comply with applicable laws, with investigations performed by the relevant authorities, law enforcement purposes, and/or to exercise or defend legal claims. In certain cases, we may or will anonymize or de-identify your Personal Data and further use it for internal and external purposes, including, without limitation, to improve the services and for research purposes. “Anonymous Information” means information which does not enable identification of an individual user, such as aggregated information about the use of our services. We may use Anonymous Information and/or disclose it to third parties without restrictions (for example, in order to improve our services and enhance your experience with them).


2.1. Security. We have implemented appropriate technical, organizational and security measures designed to protect your Personal Data. However, please note that we cannot guarantee that the information will not be compromised as a result of unauthorized penetration to our servers. As the security of information depends in part on the security of the computer, device or network you use to communicate with us and the security you use to protect your user IDs and passwords, please make sure to take appropriate measures to protect this information.

2.2. Retention of your Personal Data. Your Personal Data will be stored until we delete the record and we proactively delete it or you send a valid deletion request, please note that in some circumstances we may store your Personal Data for longer periods of time, for example (i) where we are required to do so in accordance with legal, regulatory, tax or accounting requirements, or (ii) for us to have an accurate record of your dealings with us in the event of any complaints or challenges, or (iii) if we reasonably believe there is a prospect of litigation relating to your Personal Data or dealings.


In addition to the recipients described above, we may share your Personal Data as follows:

3.1. With our business partners with whom we jointly offer products or services. We may also share Personal Data with our affiliated companies.

3.2. We will share your data with several categories of recipients, including, without limitation:

3.2.1. With cloud providers for hosting purposes;

3.2.2. With word press service providers in order to help us manage our website; and

3.2.3. With email providers, CRM and other similar tools.

3.3. To the extent necessary, with regulators, courts or competent authorities, to comply with applicable laws, regulations and rules (including, without limitation, federal,  state or local laws), and requests of law enforcement, regulatory and other governmental agencies or if required to do so by court order;

3.4. If, in the future, we sell or transfer, or we consider selling or transferring, some or all of our business, shares or assets to a third party, we will disclose your Personal  Data to such third party (whether actual or potential) in connection with the foregoing events;

3.5. In the event that we are acquired by, or merged with, a third party entity, or in the event of bankruptcy or a comparable event, we reserve the right to transfer, disclose  or assign your Personal Data in connection with the foregoing events, including, in connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of company assets,  consolidation or restructuring, financing, or acquisition of all or a portion of our business by or to another company; and/or

3.6. Where you have provided your consent to us sharing or transferring your Personal Data (e.g., where you provide us with marketing consents or opt-in to optional  additional services or functionality).


4.1 Internal transfers: Transfers within the Azura Ophthalmics will be covered by an internal processing agreement entered into by members of the Azura Ophthalmics (an  intra-group data processing agreement) which contractually obliges each member to ensure that Personal Data receives an adequate and consistent level of protection  wherever it is transferred to. 

4.2 External transfers: Where we transfer your Personal Data (for example to third parties who provide us with services), we will generally obtain contractual commitments  from them to protect your Personal Data. 


5.1. Rights: The following rights (which may be subject to certain exemptions or derogations) shall apply to certain individuals (some of which only apply to individuals  protected by the GDPR): 

    • You have a right to access Personal Data held about you. Your right of access may normally be exercised free of charge, however we reserve the right to charge  an appropriate administrative fee where permitted by applicable law;
    • You have the right to request that we rectify any Personal Data we hold that is inaccurate or misleading;
    • You have the right to request the erasure/deletion of your Personal Data (e.g. from our records). Please note that there may be circumstances in which we are  required to retain your Personal Data, for example for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims;
    • You have the right to object, to or to request restriction, of the processing;
    • You have the right to data portability. This means that you may have the right to receive your Personal Data in a structured, commonly used and machine readable format, and that you have the right to transmit that data to another controller;
    • You have the right to object to profiling;
    • You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. Please note that there may be circumstances in which we are entitled to continue processing your data,  in particular if the processing is required to meet our legal and regulatory obligations. Also, please note that the withdrawal of consent shall not affect the  lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal;
    • You also have a right to request certain details of the basis on which your Personal Data is transferred outside the European Economic Area, but data transfer  agreements and/or other details may need to be partially redacted for reasons of commercial confidentiality ;
    • You have a right to lodge a complaint with your local data protection supervisory authority (i.e., your place of habitual residence, place or work or place of  alleged infringement) at any time or before the relevant institutions in your place of residence. We ask that you please attempt to resolve any issues with us  before you contact your local supervisory authority and/or relevant institution. 

5.2. You can exercise your rights by contacting us at privacy@azuraophthalmics.com. You may use an authorized agent to submit a request on your behalf if you provide  the authorized agent written permission signed by you. To protect your privacy, we may take steps to verify your identity before fulfilling your request. Subject to  legal and other permissible considerations, we will make every reasonable effort to honor your request promptly in accordance with applicable law or inform you if  we require further information in order to fulfil your request. When processing your request, we may ask you for additional information to confirm or verify your  identity and for security purposes, before processing and/or honoring your request. We reserve the right to charge a fee where permitted by law, for instance if your  request is manifestly unfounded or excessive. In the event that your request would adversely affect the rights and freedoms of others (for example, would impact the  duty of confidentiality we owe to others) or if we are legally entitled to deal with your request in a different way than initial requested, we will address your request  to the maximum extent possible, all in accordance with applicable law.  


We do not offer our products or services for use by children and, therefore, we do not knowingly collect Personal Data from, and/or about children  under the age of eighteen (18). If you are under the age of eighteen (18), do not provide any Personal Data to us without involvement of a parent or a guardian. For the  purposes of the GDPR, we do not intend to offer information society services directly to children. In the event that we become aware that you provide Personal Data in  violation of applicable privacy laws, we reserve the right to delete it. If you believe that we might have any such information, please contact us at  privacy@azuraophthalmics.com.


We enable you to interact with third party websites, mobile software applications and products or services that  are not owned or controlled by us (each a “Third Party Service”). We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Third Party Services. Please be  aware that Third Party Services can collect Personal Data from you. Accordingly, we encourage you to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of each Third  Party Service.


  • Google Analytics. The Website uses a tool called “Google Analytics” to collect information about use of the Website. Google Analytics collects information such as  how often users visit this Website, what pages they visit when they do so, and what other websites they used prior to coming to this Website. We use the information  we get from Google Analytics to maintain and improve the Website and our products. We do not combine the information collected through the use of Google Analytics  with Personal Information we collect. Google’s ability to use and share information collected by Google Analytics about your visits to this Website is restricted by the  Google Analytics Terms of Service, available at https://marketingplatform.google.com/about/analytics/terms/us/, and the Google Privacy Policy, available  at http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/. You may learn more about how Google collects and processes data specifically in connection with Google Analytics at  http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/. You may prevent your data from being used by Google Analytics by downloading and installing the Google  Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on, available at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/.  
  • We reserve the right to remove or add new analytic tools. 


If you have any questions, concerns or complaints regarding our compliance with this notice and the data protection laws, or if you wish to exercise your  rights, we encourage you to first contact us at privacy@azuraophthalmics.com.

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