Cookie Policy

To provide visitors with a good browsing experience and to continuously improve our Web Site this Web Site is designed to use cookies. A cookie is a tiny element of data that a website can send to your device’s browser or hard drive so that this device will be recognised by the site on your return.

Cookies allow Borealis’ web server to recognise your device on connection to Borealis’ Web Site, which in turn allows the server to make downloading of pages faster than on first viewing.

All Borealis’ servers and device systems are protected from outside intrusions. As a result, all data that may be collected about site viewers through the use of cookies will be protected from unauthorised access.

Due to legal requirements, all websites which operate across certain parts of the European Union have to obtain users consent for using or storing certain cookies (or similar technologies) on a user’s device. This information on cookies provides you with clear and comprehensive information about the use and purposes of cookies.

Borealis uses three different categories of cookies on this Web Site:

  • Strictly necessary cookies: These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the Borealis’ Web Site and use its features.
  • Performance cookies: These cookies collect information about how you use our Web Site and are used to improve how the Web Site works. These cookies do not collect information that identifies you and all information is aggregated and therefore anonymous.
  • Functionality cookies: These cookies allow the Web Site to remember and recognise your choices, such as language or region, and enable the Web Site to provide you with more personal features.

Please note that performance and functionality cookies on this Web Site are disabled by default, unless you agree to use our cookies by submitting your consent via the relevant banner. In case you do not agree to use our cookies, you may not be able to use some of our online features provided on this Web Site.

The data collected by Borealis’ servers and/or through cookies that may be placed in your device will not be kept for longer than is necessary to fulfil the purposes mentioned above. In any event, such information may not be kept for longer than one year.

Cookie Name Description Type Lifetime Usage
ASP.NET_SessionId Dotnet Usage. Identifies the current user during a session. Session   Essential cookies
cookiebox Cookie message box. Defines if the user has accepted the cookie message. Domain 2 years Essential cookies
locationhistory Locations maps. Stores the last selected map (continent) and selected locations in any continent. Session   Functionality Cookies
contactboxcountry Contact Box. Stores the country selected by the user. Session   Functionality Cookies

How to delete and block cookies

You can also set your browser to block the recording of cookies on your device to minimise the amount of data that may be collected about your navigating on this site. The browser on your device can be set to notify you when a cookie is being recorded on your device’s hard drive.

If you wish to withdraw your consent at any time, you will need to delete our cookies using your internet browser. However, for optimal use of this Web Site, Borealis recommends that you do not block the recording of cookies on your device.

More information about cookies, including how to block them or delete them, can be found at www.AboutCookies.org.