Cookie Policy

This Cookie Policy (“Policy”) is to inform users about the use of cookies and other related technological tools by the Mauritius Freeport Development Company Ltd (“MFD”), which helps us analyse the effectiveness of our website and also, as a means to verify the identity of users.

By continuing to use and access our website, you are consenting to the use of cookies to collect and track the following information:

  • Your device identifier
  • IP address
  • The operating system of your device
  • Your location information

You may also opt out of the cookies setting. This may, however, impact negatively the user-friendly function intended, i.e., some webpages may not display correctly, or some functionalities may not work. You may also delete the cookies at any time from your server.

  1. What are Cookies?

A cookie is a small piece of data generated, which is downloaded onto the device being used by users, and which collects and stores user preferences and interactions with our content. The cookies recognise the device used and customise our website according to the users’ browser configurations and preferences. It is worth noting, however, that the cookies do not collect nor store any personal data stored on the hard drive of our users’ devices.

  1. Why does MFD use cookies and similar technologies?

We aim at maximising user experience, and also for other purposes such as:

  • Collecting data from cookies placed via our advertisements on third party sites.
  • Combine data received from emails and website.
  • Tracking pages which are being viewed by a user.
  1. Types of Cookies
  • First Party Cookies
  • Third Party Cookies
  • Session Cookies
  • Google Analytics
  • Google Maps
  • Web Beacons
  • Tracking Pixels

Our website utilises both First-Party and Third-party cookies. The First-Party cookies are issued directly from our domain and is used normally to identify language and location preferences, or for the website effective functionality.

Some cookies we use are placed by third-party companies, such as Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Chrome, Safari, IOS, Android, etc. These companies may use programming code to collect information about your interaction with our sites, such as the pages you visit, the links you click on and how long you are on our sites. This code is only active while you are on MFD website. These third-party cookies are managed by other service providers, such as allowing some advertisement external to our website. These cookies are neither owned nor generated by MFD.

Session cookies are temporary and help to remember your preferences during your visit on our website. Web beacons, pixels and anonymous ad network tags are cookies which serve to present relevant ads to you. They are also a tool used to collect audit data, research, and performance analysis for advertisers. The delivery of ads to our users and when certain ads are most appropriate to be shown to the user is determined by Pixels. Your browser may also request advertisements and web beacons directly from ad network servers since it can automatically accept cookies. You can opt out by manually adjusting your cookie settings on your browser. Please note, however, this does not imply that the deletion of cookies from your browser will cease adverts from being prompted on the pages you visit, but instead, will result in seeing advertisements not matched to your interests.

  1. How to manage your cookies?

The cookies are downloaded onto your devices for optimum user experience. You can choose to reject or block cookies set on our website by clicking on the cookie preferences option. Please note that most browsers automatically accept cookies. You can remove the existing cookies from your device by changing the settings on your browser by clearing all cookies. You may also block the cookies on your browser settings. Our website system, however, may issue anew cookies when you visit the website again, even though you have previously deleted the cookies.

  1. Your Consent

By accessing and interacting with our website, you are consenting to the use of cookies and similar other technologies which may collect, store, and process your personal data and information. Your personal data and other information may also be transferred to our third-party affiliate or sub-processors.

  1. Contact Us

If you have any query in relation to this cookie policy, please email us on