Data Privacy

••• When you visit our web site,, we may collect and store information on an anonymous basis, such as information about the time and length of your visit, the pages you look at and the web site you visited before ours.  We may also retain the name of your internet service provider.  This information about usage patterns gives us ideas for improving our site.

We use cookies to gather this information.  Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a web site.  Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device.  You can find out more about cookies at

The cookie we use is called PHPSESSID and is a session cookie.  This type of cookie allows web site operators to link the actions of a user during a browsing session.  A browser session starts when a user opens the browser window and finishes when they close the browser window.  Session cookies are created temporarily.  Once you close the browser, all session cookies are deleted.  By using our website, you agree that we can place this type of cookie on your device.

If you wish to restrict or block cookies which are set by web sites, you can do this through your browser settings.  The Help function within your browser should explain how you do this.

At various places on our web site, we provide opportunities for you to send us your name, address and other personal information about yourself.  If you choose to send us this type of information, we may store it and we may use it for market research and marketing purposes, which may include sharing it with other companies in the Maiden Holdings family and with our business partners.  Maiden Holdings does not sell personal information that you give us.