Privacy Policy (Seismic)

Board International SA and its subsidiaries (“Board” or “we”) are committed to protecting personal data and pay particular attention to the way in which this information is used and shared. This Privacy Policy is primarily aimed at informing you about the data that Board may process and the use of these personal data that Board may process through the Seismic Platform (as defined below) in order for Board to propose products and/or services to you and/or provide you with information in response to a request (the “Service”).

Processing of personal information means the collection, organization, conservation, processing, alteration, selection, retrieval, comparison, use, disclosure, erasure, distribution, interconnection and any other processing which is useful for the performance of the activities related to the Service.

1. Personal information we may process

1.1 Board may process personal information by using the Seismic Platform (the “Platform”) and as described in this Privacy Policy. In particular, the following personal information may be processed: name, surname, email and job title.

1.2 The aforementioned information falls under the definition of personal data, i.e. any information concerning an identified or identifiable physical person (the “Data subject”); identifiable refers to physical persons who can be identified, directly or indirectly, with particular reference to data such as the name, identification number, data concerning their location, an online ID or one or more characteristic elements of his or her physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity.

1.3. The Platform may use cookies; however, you can choose not to allow certain types of cookies, which may impact your experience of the site and the services the Platform is able to offer. You can change the settings according to your preference. For more information, you can refer to the Seismic Cookie Policy.

1.4 For the use of cookies by the website, please consult the Board Cookie Policy.

2. Purposes of the processing

2.1 Your personal data may be processed by Board for purposes linked to the provisions of the Service and, also, to manage any related request sent by you to Board (for example, to send information relating to our product offering(s) or share materials relating to industry best practices). Furthermore, your data will be used to periodically send promotional e-mails, if you accept this Privacy Policy. These e-mails may concern events, new products, special offers or other information Board thinks may interest you. The above communications may be sent to you also by third parties within the Board company group to whom Board may provide the data provided by you.

2.2 In connection with article 1.3 above, the Platform may use cookies to collect the data analytics for commercial purposes. For more information, you can refer to the Seismic Cookie Policy.

2.3. In connection with article 1.4 above, please refer to the Board Cookie Policy for details on how cookies are used and how they can managed by You.

3. Methods of processing

Your data are collected by the parties indicated in article 6 and the related processing is carried out by using manual or computerized automated instruments with logics strictly linked to the purposes described above and, in any case, to guarantee the security and confidentiality of the data.

4. Optional nature of the provision of data

4.1 The provision and processing of your personal data (as described in article 1) is necessary for the provision of the Services. You can at any time exercise your rights in relation to personal data, as a data subject. For more information, you can refer to article 7.

4.2 As regards the effects of the non-acceptance or disabling of the cookie, please refer to the terms of the Seismic Cookie Policy and Board Cookie Policy.

5. Categories of subjects to whom data may be disclosed

5.1 Data processed for the purposes described in article 2.1 may be disclosed to companies performing functions that are strictly linked and instrumental to the performance of the Service, including the third-party company “Seismic Software Inc.” (provider of the Platform). For more information on the Seismic Privacy Policy, you can consult

Such data may be also transferred to associated companies and/or companies within the Board group or third parties even located outside the European Community, where there is a decision of suitability (guarantee of an appropriate level of protection) by the European Commission.

5.2 Data collected for the purposes listed in article 2.1 may be transferred to third parties within the Board Group or other third parties (located inside or outside the European Community), also for sale or attempted sale, i.e., all purposes of a lawful commercial and/or statistical nature. The list of persons to whom your data have been disclosed may be requested from Board using the e-mail address given in article 7.4.

6. Controller, Processors and Representatives

6.1 Data Controller or Controller refers to the physical or legal person, public authority, service or other body which, individually or with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data; where the purposes and means of processing are determined by law by the European Union and the Member States, the Controller or the specific criteria applicable to his or her appointment may be established by the law of the European Union and the Member States.

6.2 For the purpose of this Privacy Policy, the Controllers are Board International SA with registered office in Piazza Bernasconi 5, Chiasso, Ticino 6830, Switzerland and the other companies in the Board group which may work autonomously and independently in the processing of data.

6.3 The Controllers appoint external Processors to achieve the purposes specified in article 2. It is possible to request a complete list of external Processors by sending an e-mail to the e-mail address specified in article 7.4 of this Privacy Policy.

6.4 The Controllers have appointed their own employees and collaborators to process the data.

6.5 Data Subjects may exercise their rights towards each Controller at any time.

7. Rights of the Data Subjects

7.1 You have the right, at any time, to obtain confirmation from the Controller as to whether or not personal data concerning you is being processed, to know its origin, purposes and methods of processing; you also have the right to request the updating, correction, integration, erasure, transformation into an anonymous form, the suspension of any data processed in violation of the relevant legislation, including those which are no longer necessary to pursue the purposes for which they were collected and/or subsequently processed.

7.2 You have the right to object, wholly or partially, to the processing of your data for legitimate reasons, even where this is still relevant for the purpose for which they were collected, and to the processing of your data for the purpose of commercial information or the sending or advertising materials or direct sales or for the execution of market research or commercial communication.

7.3 You have the right to receive the data concerning you provided, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format, and to transmit those data to another controller without hindrance.

7.4 To exercise your rights please write to the specific e-mail address:

7.5 Please note that you also have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority.

7.6 If you no longer wish to receive notifications via e-mail from Board and wish to unsubscribe from the newsletter, you may do so by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of each e-mail sent by Board, or by sending an email to

8. Period for which the personal data is stored

8.1 Your data will be conserved in hard copy and/or electronic/computerized/optical format for the time strictly necessary to meet the purposes listed in article 2 and, where applicable, until the revocation of the consent, in compliance with the laws in force. Board has defined the specific duration of the conservation of data for each type of data collected. At the end of such periods, Board will definitively erase your data.

8.2 If you request the erasure of your data from the Platform, please note that such data will be conserved for the purpose of the investigation and prosecution of breaches for a period of no more than 12 months from the date of communication and will no longer be used for the purposes. Please also note that for the same purposes the data relating to telematic traffic, excluding in any case the contents of the communications, shall be kept for a period of no more than 12 months following the date of communication.

9. Amendments

This Privacy Policy may be subject to amendments. If substantial amendments are made to the use of your data, Board will notify you by sending you an e-mail.

10. Contacts

For any information or request relating to this Privacy Policy, please contact us at the e-mail address, or write to us by post at the following address: Board International, Piazza Bernasconi 5, Chiasso, Ticino 6830, Switzerland.