It complies with the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) and applies to any service offered by us, whether on this website or on any other platform such as social media, mobile app, emails, Newsletters, etc.
My Mauritius Life respects the privacy of all visitors and users of its site and ensures that the personal information provided to us is treated in strict confidentiality.
Who we are
My Mauritius Life, located at https://www.mymauritiuslife.com, is a website where you can find useful information for exploring, planning your next holiday, or living and working in Mauritius.
For more information, see the About page.
To contact us, see the Contact page.
How and what personal data we collect
Submission of article/hotel review
When a user submits an article/hotel review, the following personal information is collected: name, email, article content and image.
When a user uses the Contact Form, the following personal information is collected: name, email, message.
Comments and Reviews
Whenever you comment/review articles on our website, we collect your name, email and the contents of your comment/review. Once approved and published, your personal information is publicly visible.
When you use our site, we collect tracking information for statistical purposes. This includes, amongst others: your browser type and language, the type of operating system you use, the name of your internet service provider, the searches you have made, the pages and products you have visited, etc.
Newsletters, Email Marketing and Sharing
We collect your name and email address if you opt-in to our Newsletter. Your email address will be used to send you Newsletters as well as special offers or promotions related to your interests.
If you use our sharing feature, we collect information on the page (url and description) you are visiting so that it can be shared upon your request with third parties such as Facebook, Instagram Email, WhatsApp, SMS.
Advertisement and Third-Party Links
My Mauritius Life sells advertising spaces which include links to third-party platforms and applications. By clicking on those links or enabling connection to these applications, you may allow third parties to collect or share your data.
Surveys & Contests
We may from time-to-time launch surveys and contests in order to have your feedback on our services. In such case your name, email and answers will be collected by us.
How we use your data
My Mauritius Life uses an SSL secured encryption protocol to encrypt and secure all data processed or transmitted through our site.
We only use your personal information with your permission and do not transfer it to any third parties without your consent. Your data is then handled as per their own Privacy Policies. We will never sell your personal information.
We use your personal information for the following purposes:
- Conduct appropriate validations for approval before publishing your article/hotel review or article comment/review
- Help us improve your user experience and provide a personalized service to you
- Send you marketing communications, surveys, Newsletters and inform you about new offers or services that may be of interest you
- Use statistical data to engage in market research which is relevant for maintaining our customer relationship with you
You can at any time ask us or third parties to stop sending you marketing communications by opting out of such communications or by contacting us.
Who we share your data with
Your personal information is shared as follows:
- publicly when you submit and article/hotel review or an article comment
- with the third-party tools used by this website: Facebook Chat, Mailchimp
You acknowledge and agree that any content submitted on our site may be shared on our social media platforms such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Twitter, etc.
A cookie is a small text file saved on your computer or mobile device by the website you are browsing. Cookies are used to save and track data in order to identify your settings and preferences so that the site functions correctly, or to better offer services tailor made to your needs or generate usage statistics.
Our platform uses functional, technical and third-party cookies for the following purposes:
- Store your settings and preferences to ensure a correct functioning of the site and enhance user experience.
- Collect information on your navigation on our site in order to generate statistics which help us improve the services we provide to you.
By continuing to use our platform, you accept the current settings of our cookies and acknowledge to fully understand the terms of our policy on cookies.
What rights you have over your data
Visitors and users of our site have the following rights:
1 The right to be informed
2 The right of access
3 The right to rectification
4 The right to erasure
5 The right to restrict processing
6 The right to data portability
7 The right to object
8 Rights related to automated decision making and profiling
If you have used any features of this site which collect your personal information such as the Contact Form, Chat, submit an article/hotel review or have left any article comment/review, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us.
You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
How long we retain your data
Your personal information is retained for an indefinite time, unless you request us to delete it as explained above.
We will nevertheless retain and use your personal information to the extent necessary to comply with our own legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our legal agreements and policies.
How you can access or change your personal information
Since our website does not provide for the creation of a user account, you cannot directly access the data that you have submitted to us.
If you wish to use any right related to your personal information listed above, please contact us through the Contact page.
Last updated: 08 July 2021