Cookies policy

Use of Cookies

This policy tells you why and how we use cookies at MHC. It also informs you about the management of cookies stored on your device.
Cookies are used on our website (www.mhc.mu)  for various reasons as described below. We want our website to be as user friendly as possible, informative and geared toward customer personal preferences. Cookies help us to achieve these goals.


The cookies in use do not store personally identifiable information nor can they harm your computer while the lifetime of a cookie varies and is dependent on its purpose. A user can delete cookies at any in the user settings. However, deleting or disabling some cookies can impact on the good behaviour of a website in certain cases.  The web pages may not be displayed correctly or may not function as expected. 


By accessing and using our website on any type of devices, you agree that this 'Cookie Policy' applies to such use in addition to any other terms and conditions or policy, which may apply. This 'Cookie Policy’ may be modified at any time to comply with applicable regulations or any changes on the functioning of our website. Any such changes shall appear here and be effective immediately. Your continued use of our website means that you agree to any such amendments.
 

What are Cookies

A cookie is a simple text file that is saved on your computer or mobile device, and which are designed to store a modest amount of information. Writing data to a cookie is usually done when a new webpage is loaded, that is, when you start browsing a website. This cookie data is then retrieved and can allow us to customise our web pages and services accordingly. It is important to clarify that cookies do not collect any personal data stored on your hard drive or computer.

Type of cookies we use

We use two main types of cookies on our website namely (i) Session cookies and (ii) Analytics and Performance cookies: 

  • Session cookies

The session cookies are used ‘in-session’ during each of your visits and then expire when you terminate the browser session. They are essential for the website to function as expected. However they are not stored on your computer and do not record any personal data.

  • Analytics and Performance cookies

Analytics and Performance cookies are from Google Analytics. These cookies are used to establish the use and performance of our website, statistics, the volume of traffic and utilisation of the parts making up our website so that we can improve the relevance of our services. We also use these cookies to count the total number of adverts we display. Note that Google Analytics does not store any personally identifiable information in its cookies.

Social Media Third Party Cookies

Occasionally we may insert link or video content from other social media websites such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube to enrich our website content. As a result, when you visit a page with content embedded, you may be presented with cookies from these websites. MHC has no control or liability over these cookies set. Consequently, you should check the relevant third party's cookie policy for more information.

Controlling and Deleting Cookies

Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies but may handle them differently. However, you are free to control cookies’ behaviour on your device, as you wish. You can delete some or all cookies set by any website – including MHC websites – by adjusting the settings on each browser/device you use to access the Internet. You may also configure your browser settings to block or enable acceptance of specific cookies and from specific websites, or you may modify settings so to refuse cookies altogether.


Please note that when you choose to disable cookies, you may find that certain sections and services of our website do not work properly. MHC will not bear any responsibility for any consequences relating to improper functioning of our services where it results from our inability to save or consult cookies necessary for the functioning of those services.

Where can I get further Information?

If you have any questions about our use of cookies or other technologies, please email us at mhc@mhc.mu . For your own benefit, we encourage you to look for more information on cookie use by websites on the Internet.

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