Cookie Policy

1. What are cookies and why are they used?

A cookie is a short text string sent to the user’s browser and, if necessary, is saved on the computer or mobile device, when you visit a website and is used to gather information on the navigation according to the website.

Cookies may be stored permanently on the user’s computer or mobile device and have a variable duration (persistent cookies), but may also disappear when the browser is closed or be of limited duration (session cookies). Cookies may be installed by the website the user is visiting (proprietary cookies) or may be installed by other websites (third party cookies).

2. Types of cookies used and purposes

The different types of Cookies used by Board International SA and its subsidiaries (“Board”), in relation to the website (the “Website”) are described below:

4. Other technologies and types of cookies

Cookies are not the only way of recognising or tracking visitors to a website. On a case-by-case basis, Board could use other technologies or instruments for the same or similar purposes for which it uses the cookies. In particular:

5. How to give or revoke consent

Consent to the use of cookies is given initially in the following manners: by clicking on the “Accept cookies” and closing the relative banner, scrolling the page hosting the banner or clicking on any element, and can be revoked at any time. Users have the possibility to set their own devices to accept all cookies, receive notifications when a cookie is sent or not receive them. Cookies can be completely disabled from the browser using the specific function available in most browsers. Please note however that by disabling the cookies some personalised services may no longer be provided and some of the Website functions may not be usable. However, each browser is different, so consult the “Help” menu of your browser for instructions on how to change your cookie preferences. The methods proposed by major browsers are described below: ChromeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari by downloading a specific plug-in for the browser:

After this operation, however, some Web page functions may not run correctly.

6. Data communication

The data collected through the use of cookies may be processed by employees and/or collaborators of Board, indicated as representatives for the processing of data under the authority of Board[1], in its capacity as Controller, or by the Processor, where appointed. The aforementioned data collected could also be processed by third companies providing various types of service to Board and which work on its behalf in their capacity as Processors. The complete list of processors is constantly updated and is available on request by sending an e-mail to: The personal data will not in any case be disclosed.

[1] For the purposes of this Cookie Policy, “processing representatives” refers to the persons authorised to process personal data under the direct authority of the Controller or the Processor as laid down in articles 4(10) and 29 of the GDPR.