Cookie Policy

Effective date: This Cookie Policy was updated on November 17, 20 20  and is effective as of that date.


Overview of key elements in this document.  Does this Site use cookies?

What are cookies?

What types of cookies does the Site use and what are they for?

How can you control, delete or withdraw your consent to the use of cookies ?

How can we make changes to our Cookie Policy?

What are my rights in relation to the processing of my personal data?

How to contact us?

Overview of key elements in this  document Does this  S ite  use cookies? 

Yes, our S ite uses cookies.

This cookie p olicy  (" Cookie Policy ")  applies to  all digital means through which you can interact with us (collectively, “VF Digital Platforms” ) , which include  the website  (the  " S ite " ),  our emails and mobile applications. VF Digital Platforms are  operated by VF International  Sagl Via  Laveggio  5, 6855 –  Stabio , Switzerland ( we our or “ us )  acting as data controller. For our general privacy policy, click  here

This  Cookie Policy describes  and informs you about  our use of cookies and  other tracking  technologies ,  such as  flash cookies, server logs, web beacons or pixel gifs , in the course of our business when you interact with the Site or any other  VF  Digital  Platforms .

Please note that  third party  websites,  which may be linked to  VF Digital Platforms , are not covered by this Cookie Policy.

By  clicking the  " Accept  A ll "  button on the  Site's  Cookie Banner or by setting your cookie preferences through our tool , you are agreeing to our use of cookies and similar  tracking  technologies in line with your current cookie  preferences  and in accordance with this Cookie Policy.

If you do not agree to our use of cookies  and similar tracking technologies  in this way, you should set your  cookie preferences or  browser settings accordingly. You will always be able to withdraw your consent and change your  cookie preferences  at any time

Once you have accepted the use of cookies  and similar  tracking  technologies  on the Site , notably through the use of the " C ookie s  preferences" function available  on the Site's  Cookie Banner , your preferences with regard to the use of cookies  might be saved in the form of a cookie for your future visits to the  VF Digital Platforms for as long as you do not remove the cookies stored on your device. 

If you disable cookies that we use,  some  parts of the  VF Digital Platforms may not work properly  and some functionalities may be unavailable , depending on the type of cookie you have disabled.

What are cookies ?

Cookies are small text files sent to your device by the Site  and, possibly, by other VF Digital Platforms . Cookies are uploaded onto your device, thus allowing  VF Digital Platforms  to recognize you and store certain information concerning you, in order to permit or improve the service offered. A cookie will usually contain the name of the website from which the cookie has come from, the "lifetime" of the cookie (i.e. how long the cookie will remain on your device), and a value, which is usually a randomly generated unique number.

As regards the lifetime of cookies, t wo types of cookies may be used :  "session cookies" and "persistent cookies". Session cookies are automatically deleted at the end of your brow s ing session. Persistent cookies remain longer on your device, for the duration of each specific cookie, and will remain valid until its set expiry date (unless deleted by the user before the expiry date).

Cookies can be used by web servers to identify and track users as they navigate different pages on a website and identify users returning to a website.  Cookies do not  normally  contain  information that  directly identifies you,  but personal information that  we store  about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies .

Across  VF  Digital  Platforms , w might  also use other types of tracking technologies, such as flash cookies, server logs, web beacons or pixel  gifs .  These technologies are similar to cookies in that they are stored on your device and can be used to maintain information about your activities and preferences.

What types of cookies do  we  use  and what are they for ?

We may use different types of cookies. 

In any case, our cookies do not run programs on users' device nor upload viruses on it, and do not allow any kind of control over the device. 

C ookies  commonly used  on this Site  are listed  in the table below.  From time to time, we may also use additional cookies  and tracking technologies  not listed in t his  table . Y ou may obtain an updated li st of all cookies and tracking technologies  used on this Site at the time of your visit  upon request by contacting our Privacy Office (at ) .  In any event, you can always manage all cookies  and other  tracking technologies used on this Site through our  Cookie  Preference s tool

Third  Party cookies

When you  use VF Digital Platforms you may interact with a  variety of third - party services  and software which means that cookies   may be placed on your device by  third - part ies , such as  e-mail service providers, advertiser s or analytic systems (third-party cookies) . We do not control the placing of these cookies and you should check the relevant third party's website  or mobile apps  for more information about these cookies  or information on how to  opt out.

The relevant third party is responsible for providing you with information regarding the cookies they place and obtaining your consent before placing cookies on your device.  W e are not responsible for  any  content,  privacy practises or  use of the  third party's website  or mobile apps .

How can you control, delete or withdraw your consent to the use of  cookies ?

  • Your cookie preferences

By clicking the  " C ookie preferences " function available  on the  Site's  Cookie Banner  and here ( hyperlink to  OneTrust  Cookie Preference Center ) , you  may choose whether the Site will use  "Functional" cookies , “Performance  & Analytics” cookies and/or  " Targeting " cookies , as described in the " C ookie preferences" function and in  S ection " What types of cookies does the Site use and what are they for? " above.

The " C ookie preferences" function available  on  the  Site's Cookie Banner  will inform you of which functionalities  are available to you or not ,  depending on the types of cookies you  choose to authorize the Site to use.

  • Browser  settings

If you wish to withdraw your consent to our use of cookies on the Site, or if you wish to refuse or control the placing of cookies on your device, you can also change your internet browser settings to block cookies or to alert you when cookies are being sent to your device.

There are ways to manage cookies. Please refer to your browser instructions or help screen, to learn more about how to adjust or modify your browser settings; cookie settings are usually in the “options” or “preferences” menu of your browser. The following links may be helpful:

We cannot guarantee that the above procedures will always match the most recent version of your browser, since they are subject to  frequent  updates and modification.

If you disable the cookies that  we  use, this may impact your  experience while on the  VF Digital Platforms .

You can also delete cookies already stored on your computer. Again, doing this may have a negative impact on the usability of  VF Digital Platforms’ services and features .

How can we make changes to our Cookie Policy?

Except to the extent  limited by applicable law,  we  reserve the right, in its sole discretion, to  update and amend  all or parts of this Cookie Policy, at any time.  The version published on the Site , and on any other relevant VF Digital Platform,  is the version  actually in  force.

If  we  change this Cookie Policy,  we  will notify  you  of such changes  through the relevant VF Digital Platform and/or by direct email notification

The date at the top of this Cookie Policy indicates when it was last updated.

What are my rights  in relation to the processing of my personal data ?

As  an  individual whose personal data is processed as described in this  Cookie  Policy, you have a number of r ights which are summarized in  Appendix  1 to our Privacy Policy . Please note that exercising these rights is subject to certain requirements and conditions as set forth in applicable law.

  • If you wish to access personal data about you or exercise any of the  rights of rectification, erasure, restriction of processing, objection  (including objection to direct marketing or profiling) or  portability of personal data ,  as detailed in our Privacy Policy please contact us as specified  in Section " How to contact us? "  below.
  • How to contact  us ?

If you have any questions or concerns about this Cookie Policy, or if you wish to access personal data about you or exercise any o f the rights listed in  S ection " What are my rights in relation to the processing of my personal data? "  above, please send a written request  our  D ata  P rotection  O fficer  at :

VF International Sagl,  Via Laveggio 5, 6855 – Stabio, Switzerland  – attn.  Privacy Office [ ]

You  might be asked to  provide evidence of your identity in order to exerci se any of the rights listed in  S ection  " What are my rights in relation to the processing of my personal data? above.

Any communication from us in relation to your rights ,  as detailed in  S ection  " What are my rights in relation to the processing of my personal data? above , will be provided free of charge.  However, in case of requests that are manifestly unfounded or excessive, in particular b ecause of their repetitive character, we may  either:

  • charge a reasonable fee  taking into account  the administrative costs of providing the information or communication or taking the action requested; or 
  • refuse to act on the request  (i.e. entirely reject it) .

VF  Europe BVBA , with registered office at  Fountain Business Park, C. Van  Kerckhovenstraat  110, 2880  Bornem , Belgium, VAT BE 0 405.039.138 RPM  Antwerp Division  Mechelen , is acting as the representative of  VF International  for purposes of personal data protection compliance in the European Union .

In case you have a complaint about the processing of your personal data, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a competent supervisory authority.