On its website, BFI, like other entities, uses what is called cookies (or cookie files); they are short text files stored on your terminal, which can be a PC or Mac computer, smartphone, tablet or any other device.

Cookies can be read by the BFI system and also by systems owned by third parties whose services we use (like Google Analytics).

Your web browser allows the use of cookies on your terminal by default. Cookies do not need to be stored on your terminal, and you can opt out or deactivate them in your web browser settings.


Cookie uses and types

Cookies are used for the following purposes:

– to optimise web pages and adjust them to your preferences;

– to personalise the content displayed for you on the website;

– to generate statistical data which provide insights into how you use the website in order to improve its design and content;

– maintain your logon session (after logging in) to skip the need to log on each time you go to a subpage;

– to optimise advertising and marketing offers for website users.

Three main types of cookies are used: session cookies, persistent cookies, and third-party cookies.

Session cookies are temporary files stored on your terminal

until you log out, leave the website or close your browser. Session cookies support services which require authentication on a web page.

Persistent cookies are stored on your terminal for the time specified in the cookie file parameters or until you delete them. Persistent cookies are used to ‘remember’ the settings you have chosen and to personalise the interface.

Third-party cookies enable collecting information about how web pages are used and to provide users with advertising content that is optimally customised to the interests of individual users.

Personal data collected using cookies is encrypted to prevent inadvertent and unauthorised access. They are collected for the sole purpose of performing certain functions for the user.


This website uses cookies. BFI uses cookies to personalise content and advertising to offer social media features and analyse traffic to the BFI website. BFI shares information about how you use our website with social media, advertising and analytics partners. These partners may combine this information with other data which you provide to them voluntarily or otherwise obtained from you when you use their services.

The regulations of law requires that BFI may store cookies on user terminals only if absolutely necessary for this website to operate. For all other types of cookies, we need the user’s permission.

You can withdraw your consent for cookies at any time using the Cookie Policy Declaration on our website.