You need to either own the board or be one of the admins for the board. However created the board for you should be able to either modify the filter or give you admin rights to it. Here is the link to the documentation on how to create a board, which also describe how to modify the filter used, https://confluence.atlassian.com/jirasoftwareserver074/creating-a-board-889531204.html
Did you try changing the filter? This filter should do it for you:
project = X AND issuetype != Sub-task ORDER BY Rank ASC
This is what it would look like:The board on the left is showing all issues, including sub-tasks, and the one on the right is using the query above to exclude sub-tasks.
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