This Cookie Notice applies to www.furaveri.com, owned and operated by Furaveri Island Resort & Spa, and describes how we use personal data collected through Cookies and other techniques, including pixels (“Cookies”) on our website www.furaveri.com (“Site”).
When entering the Site or viewing our targeted advertisements, we automatically collect data using Cookies.
The types of information that we collect through Cookies include IP address; device ID; viewed pages; browsing information; browser type; operating system; internet service provider; timestamp; the referring URL; and location data depending on the device you use.
More information on Cookies: Cookies are small bits of electronic information that a website sends to a visitor’s browser and are stored on the visitor’s hard drive. We place Cookies on your computer if you visit our website. If you are concerned about having Cookies on your device, you can set your browser to refuse all Cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being set, letting you decide whether to accept it or not. You can also delete Cookies from your device. However, if you choose to block or delete Cookies, certain features of the websites you visit might not operate correctly.
More information on pixel tags: Pixels (also known as “web beacons”‘ or “clear gifs”) are electronic files that usually consist of a single-pixel image and can be embedded in a web page or in an email to send information, e.g. a newsletter. We may use pixels to place or recognize a Cookie on your device if you use our services.
Third-party Cookies: We allow certain third parties to place Cookies. If you have questions about which Cookies are used and which parties place these Cookies, contact us using the contact details set out below.
We use your information, including personal data, collected through Cookies for the following purposes:
- C. Providing targeted advertisements: We use information that we collect through Cookies to pursue our legitimate interests by providing targeted advertising. Where necessary, we will obtain prior consent before Cookies are placed for this purpose. If consent is given, you can withdraw it at any time. In addition, you can object to our processing of your personal data for advertising purposes at any time.
- D. Market research: We use information that we collect through Cookies to pursue our legitimate interests to engage in market research (including the analysis of market segmentation or trends, preferences and behaviors, research about products or services, or the effectiveness of marketing or advertising) or product development (including the analysis of the characteristics of a market segment or group of customers or the performance of our Site, in order to improve our Site).
- • BookingSuite: Your personal data may be shared with BookingSuite B.V. located at Herengracht 597, 1017 CE Amsterdam, the Netherlands, the company which operates the website suite.booking.com.
- • Sharing with third parties: We share your personal data with third parties as permitted by law and as described below, including service providers acting on our behalf. We do not sell or rent your personal data.
- • Competent authorities: We disclose personal data to law enforcement and other governmental authorities insofar as is required by law or is strictly necessary for the prevention, detection or prosecution of criminal acts and fraud.
There is a difference between session Cookies and permanent Cookies. Session Cookies only exist until you close your browser. Permanent Cookies have a longer lifespan and are not automatically deleted once you close your browser. We strive to serve Cookies or allow the serving of Cookies with a maximum lifespan of 5 years. Only in exceptional circumstances (e.g. for security purposes including fraud detection) and where absolutely necessary, a Cookie will have a longer lifespan. If you have questions about specific retention periods, contact us using the contact details included below.
Questions or Complaints
If you have questions or concerns about our processing of your personal data, or if you want to exercise any of the rights you have under this notice, you are welcome to contact us at [email protected] . You can also contact your local data protection authority with questions and complaints.
Changes to the Notice
Just as our business changes constantly, this Cookie Notice will also change from time to time. If you want to see changes made to this Cookie Notice from time to time, we invite you to access this Cookie Notice to see the changes.
The obligation of your use of this website, you warrant Furaveri Maldives that you will not be using this website content for prohibited and unlawful act accordingly by the defined terms, conditions and announcements. Furaveri Maldives may make improvements, content amendments on this website anytime and will be monitoring or review all content under no obligation. No liability may arise from any such occasion nor error, discrimination, defamation, obscene, pornography, offensive, sacrilege, persecution regarding published website content. It is forbidden to report or transmit this website content by breaching our delineated statutory act.
Furaveri Maldives will fully liaise with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing Furaveri Maldives to disclose the identity of anyone posting or perform such unlawful act. Furaveri Maldives hereby disclaim all warranties and conditions with respect to the content, products and services including all implied warranties and conditions of non-infringed merchantability.
3. Third-Party Links (disclosure of personal data)
This website may contain hyperlinks (connected external URLs) to other accredited third-party websites apart from internal links related to Furaveri Maldives. Such hyperlinks are available for your reference only. Furaveri Maldives does not have the fullest control over such websites and is not responsible for their contents or your use of them. Furaveri Maldives’s hyperlinks available towards such websites do not imply any type of an endorsement of the content or any involvement with their operatives.
4. Data Retention Policy
We will only be retaining your personal data as long as to fulfil our data collection requirement including the purpose to satisfy any statutory, tax, finance or other applicable areas under the law of the country. Your personal data will be retained for a longer period of time in the event of a complaint or in case of a litigation prospect with our relationship.
In order for the determination of proper data retention period for collecting personal data, we consider the quantity, data type, the potential risk due to disclosure/unauthorized access, the levels of applicability of statutory, tax, finance and the possibilities to minimize the retention period through other means to fulfil the initial requirement of data collection.
Furaveri Maldives would hereby inform you of following retention period:
- Your personal data is under the process of a lawful state of the contractual relationship will be retained during the entire period until the expiration of the contract.
- Your personal data is under the process of the lawful state of consent will be remained stored until the consent is withdrawn (you may choose opt-out in related queries or contact us via the email address mentioned in the last section of the statement).
5. Your Rights
You have rights on your personal data according to the data protection laws under certain circumstances as the following terms:
- Request access, amendment, removal of your personal data
We accept the request on above actions relating to your personal data we hold which enables you to receive a copy of currently holding data about you hence you may acknowledge, request any changes for the current state of data or make requests to remove your data with a valid purpose. Also note, that we may not always be able to fulfil your request of action due to specific legal reasons in case if applicable which will be notified to you at the time of your request.
- Objection of processing your personal data
You may request not to process your stored personal data in our systems (including our relying third-parties) in the terms of particular valid situations or in case if it’s impacting your fundamental rights and autonomies. In certain circumstances, we may prove that we have a persuasive genuine purpose to process your information which will override your rights.
- Right of consent withdrawal
You may withdraw your consent anytime in case of opt-out of the relevant product/service you have previously agreed for. Although, this will not affect any data processing carried out or legal applications occurred in the past before the consent withdrawal.
6. Security and Confidentiality of Personal Data
In accordance with the applicable legal provisions, we have taken appropriate measures to protect your personal data we hold, in a strictly confidential manner. The latest technical and organizational security implications are being used to prevent accidental data loss and unauthorized access to disclose or alter your personal data. Updated network firewall, intrusion detection system with anti-malware protection, data encryptions such as SSL (Secure Socket Layer), SET (Secure Electronic Transaction) and more security implications are in place to assure the security of data that you provided to us.
Most importantly, highly secured transactions available on our Furaveri Maldives website booking engine which uses SSL and SET encryption technologies to guarantee the complete confidentiality of our user transactions.
SSL is the general security implication to encrypt links between the browser and the server where the data is being stored. This permits parameters such as bank card details, login credentials other confidential records you provide and will be transmitted firmly.
SET will ensure the privacy and confidentiality of the transactions taken place via verified multiple gateways offering a combination of digital certificates among you and authorized merchants (banks, service providers etc.). Our payment gateway will always ensure updated security measures as aforementioned.
Some browsers may automatically accept these cookie settings hence you will require to adjust your browser settings at your preference. These activities will help us to make our website optimized in relevance to your interests and requirements.
The following types of cookies we use in our website:
- First-party Cookies
We use first-party cookies on our website which allow us to collect analytics on user behavior, store language settings and to perform other useful functions enabling better user experience. You can always set your browser to block or alert on these cookies however blocking these cookies will result in some parts of the website will not be effectively working.
- Third-party Cookies
These cookies are created and located by third-parties along with our consent allowing us below:
These cookies are set through our website by our advertising partners to track the Ad performance, user analytics and various metrics which will help us to increase user-friendly site catering to the definite interests of our users.
This will track the search patterns of users for our brand (users who have been to our website) to retarget using text or display ads based on our products and services whereas the user has shown interest.
We use Google Analytics connected with our website and third-party advertising partners of which transmits website traffic data to Google servers in the United States. Google Analytics does not recognize individual users or pertinent IP addresses with regard to any other data held by Google. We use the reports generated from Google Analytics to review our Website usage and user traffic data.
Moreover, you must guarantee that their authorization has been obtained in order to provide their respective information to Furaveri Maldives for the designated purposes. You are liable for any provided fraudulent or erroneous information and for any direct or indirect damages caused to Furaveri Maldives or to third parties.
This website does not intentionally collect data on children.
10. How to Contact Us
If you require any modification, objection to use or deletion of your information and rights of access to our portals, then please contact us via [email protected].