Cookies Policy

The purpose of this cookie policy (“Cookie Policy”) is to inform you that Hotel Pondicherry uses “cookies” and similar technologies on its website at and to help you make informed decisions when using its website. Please take a moment to read and understand this cookie policy. This Cookie Policy should also be read in conjunction with our Privacy Policy and Legal Notice.


Cookies and similar technologies are very small text documents or pieces of code, which often include a unique and anonymous identifier. When you visit a website or use a mobile application, a computer asks your computer or mobile device for permission to store this file on your computer or mobile device and to access the information it contains. Information collected through cookies and similar technologies may include the date and time of visits and how you use the website or mobile application in question. Cookies are used by us as part of our website and by some of our third party partners.

For more details on cookies and similar technologies, please visit All About Cookies. For the purposes of the remaining sections of this Cookie Policy, we will refer to all technologies using the above functionality as “cookies”.


If you are located outside the EEA:

By continuing to use our website, you consent to our use of the cookies described in this Cookie Policy. If you do not consent to our use of cookies, please read the section below entitled “Locking cookies” in this Cookie Policy.

If you are located in the EEA:

By using the Website, you acknowledge that we may store and access essential cookies on your computer or other device. Essential cookies are cookies that are essential for the operation of our website.

In addition, if you give your permission, we may also store and access certain non-essential cookies on your computer or other device. These cookies are not essential to the operation of our website, but allow us to provide additional functionality or collect additional information about your use of our website. You are not obliged to give your consent to our use of non-essential cookies and we will not place such cookies before you have given your consent.

If you wish to block or delete cookies, or withdraw your consent to our use of non-essential cookies, you can find out how below.

What do we do with cookies? Essential cookies

We use cookies where they are essential for the website to function, for example to remind you that you are logged in to the website.

Session cookies

We use cookies to enable the website to uniquely identify your browsing session on our website, allowing us to coordinate this information with our website server data.

Analysis cookies

We use “analysis” cookies. This and other information enables us to calculate the total number of people using the website and the most popular features of our website. We use this information to improve the website. We do not generally store any information you provide in a cookie.

Social media

We use cookies to personalise your interaction with social media, such as Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin, Instagram, Tumblr and YouTube. These cookies recognise users of these social media sites when you view social media content on our website. They also allow you to quickly share content on social networks using simple share buttons.

Our website also contains features that allow you to use your Facebook account to log in and create/manage an account with us and to allow us to store your content. This involves the use of cookies.


The table below sets out more information about the individual cookies used on our website and the purposes for which they are used:

Our uses of such cookies fall into the following general categories Operationally Necessary

We may use cookies, web beacons or other similar technologies necessary for the operation of our sites, services, applications and tools. This includes technologies that enable you to access our sites, services, applications and tools; that are necessary to identify irregular behaviour on the site, prevent fraudulent activity and improve security; or that enable you to use our features such as shopping carts, saved search or similar features;

Performance related

We may use cookies, web beacons or other similar technologies to measure the performance of our websites, applications, services and tools, including as part of our analytical practices, to help us understand how our visitors use our websites, to determine whether you have interacted with our messaging, to determine whether you have viewed an item or link, or to improve our website content, applications, services or tools;

Related functionality

We may use cookies, web beacons or other similar technologies that enable us to provide you with enhanced functionality when accessing or using our sites, services, applications or tools. This may include identifying you when you connect to our sites or keeping track of your specified preferences, interests or past items viewed, so that we can improve the presentation of content on our sites;

Transparency and use of cookies

Unfortunately, as mentioned above, we are unable to offer access to our website and services without cookies.

If you do not wish to receive third-party cookies on your device, you can block their downloading via the options offered by your browser. Please note, however, that this exclusion of third-party cookies is beyond our control.

We reserve the right to modify our Cookies policy, in whole or in part, at our sole discretion. All changes will be effective immediately upon posting of the updated policy on the Website. Use of the website or services after the modification of our Cookies policy implies acceptance of these modifications. If you do not accept the terms of our Cookie Policy, as amended from time to time, in whole or in part, you must stop using this site immediately.

More information about your privacy

If you would like more information about privacy, please see our privacy policy.