A cookie is a small snippet of text that a website asks your browser to store. All cookies have expiration dates in them that determine how long they stay in your browser. Cookies can be removed in two ways: automatically, when they expire, or when you manually delete them. We've included more details below to help you understand what kinds of cookies we use.
Yes, with the primary purpose to make our website work more effectively.
Session cookies - these are temporary cookies that expire (and are automatically erased) whenever you close your browser. An example of how we use session cookies is to store some persistent data about the current reservation.
We use different kinds of cookies for various reasons outlined below. All cookie information is completely anonymous i.e. we do not see individuals' Personal Information.
There are also limited third-party cookies on the site. These cookies could be session or persistent and are set by entities other than Maldive.com. To ensure compliance with our policies, we restrict the use of third-party cookies to trusted partners around the globe.
For example, we currently allow:
1. Essential cookies - these cookies are all first party cookies that are essential for the operation of our website. For example, some cookies allow us to identify subscribers and ensure they can access the subscription pages.
2. Functional cookies - Functional cookies make sure the website looks consistent as well as allowing us to analyze site usage so we can measure and improve performance. We use a functional cookie to remember your cookie preference from our 'Cookie preference' tool as well as to provide you with enhanced services.
In addition, we use functional cookies for Audience measurement and validation. We use services such as Omniture, Chartbeat, and Google Analytics to understand how many people visit us and what is popular, which helps us improve the website. Additionally, we use tools like Quantcast and Comscore to validate our understanding of that information for advertising purposes. When you log in to Maldive.com with credentials from social networks like Facebook or Twitter, you authorize them to store a persistent cookie that will remember you and grant you access to our site every time you visit until it expires. You can delete that cookie (and revoke the access it grants) by updating your preferences with each respective social network. So if you no longer want to be able to share or like through Facebook, you'll need to update your settings at Facebook.
3. Advertising cookies - these cookies allow you to share pages with social networks should you wish to do so. They also enable us and our advertisers to serve you with relevant advertisements that may interest you. You might see these advertisements on maldive.com and on other sites you visit. They are sometimes referred to as 'behaviorally targeted advertising cookies'. You can opt out of these cookies at any time Please note that we are not responsible for the content of external websites.There are also other limited third-party cookies on the site that fall into the 'Advertising cookies' category. These cookies could be session or persistent and are set by entities other than maldive.com. To ensure compliance with our policies, we restrict the use of third-party cookies to trusted partners around the world.
Please click the "Cookie Preferences" button below and use the slider within the tool to see the different types of cookies you can choose to allow.
Alternatively, whilst we are not responsible for the content of any external websites, we set out some websites below which may help if you wish to delete or opt-out of cookies.
If you want to delete or disable cookies, see: www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies
To opt out of cookies from Google: www.google.com/privacy/ads
You can browse Maldive.com with cookies disabled, though some interactions may not work. For example, Booking Search Date change and reservation information would not work unless you have enabled cookies.