You are asked to supply certain information about yourself on this web site. This information may be considered personal information depending upon your country of residence. We process the personal information in the United States and other locations for the purpose of enabling your participation in the services being offered. Privacy laws and regulations vary from country to country, and the United States provides a level of privacy protection that is considered less strict than the EU and other countries, such as Switzerland. By providing your information on this web site, you consent to the collection and use of your personal information in accordance with Alcon's privacy policies, available at the link titled Privacy Policies. If you choose to withhold any personal information requested by us, it may not be possible for us to enable you to obtain the information that you have requested.