Cookie Policy Niko Home control

Version 1.0, valid from 31 May 2024

This is the cookie policy of Niko NV, with registered office at 9100 Sint-Niklaas, Industriepark West 40, Company number 0405.045.670, telephone +32 3 778 90 00, fax +32 3 777 71 20.

  1. The website that you are visiting or the app/software you are using works with cookies and/or similar technologies that store or consult information on your computer, tablet, smartphone or other hardware (hereinafter referred to as your "device"). For the sake of convenience, these cookies and the similar technologies are both referred to as "cookies". This report indicates how we make use of cookies. This policy does not affect your rights in any way under any applicable data protection rules. If the use of cookies involves the processing of personal data, our Privacy policy then applies.

  2. Cookies include all technologies that, by the placing or reading of information on/from your device, allow your device to be recognised during a visit to the website or while using your device (a so-called 'session' cookie), or that can recognise your device during subsequent visits to the website or during the subsequent repeated use of the app/software (a so-called 'permanent' cookie).

  3. There are various types of cookies

    • Session cookies: cookies that are deleted when the browser, app or software is closed. They are only saved for a single session.
    • Persistent cookies: cookies that remain stored on your device for a certain period of time (which can vary from 1 hour up to several days/months).
    • First-party cookies: cookies that are placed by the website that you visit, or by the provider/author of the app/software.
    • Third-party cookies: cookies that are placed by websites that belong to a domain other than that of the website you visit, or by others who are not the provider/author of the app/software. In the case of cookies placed by third parties, we also refer to their respective privacy and cookie policies. Please note: we cannot exercise any influence on the content of those policies, nor on the content of the cookies of the third parties.

  4. The Niko Home Control app/software make use of the following types of cookies:

    • Necessary cookies: These cookies help you to use our app/software through basic functions such as page navigation. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.

    Name of the cookie Provider Expiry period Purpose
    .AspNetCore.Antiforgery.* Session A security measure. This cookie helps to avoid CSRF attacks.
    .AspNetCore.Culture 1 year Language and culture preference. This cookie stores the user's culture and UI language preferences.
    .AspNetCore.Identity.Application Session Authentication management. This cookie is used to handle the authentication of the user and maintain their logged-in state.
    .AspNetCore.Mvc.CookieTempDataProvider Session Temporary data storage. This cookie is used to temporarily store data across requests, such as form data or messages.
    idsrv.session Session Session management. This cookie manages the user's session and ensures they remain logged in during their visit.

  5. You can refuse the installation of cookies, but some parts of our website or your app/software will then not work, or will not work optimally (they may be less attuned to your preferences and needs, and your user experience may be less pleasant).

  6. As stated under point 2 of this cookie policy, some cookies will be deleted when you close your browser (session cookies), while other cookies will remain on your device until they either expire or you delete them from your cache (persistent cookies).

    If you want to delete cookies that are already on your computer, please refer to the help and support section of your Internet browser for instructions on locating the file or folder where the cookies are stored. The help option on the toolbar of most browsers will also tell you how the browser lets you know when a new cookie is received, or how to disable cookies altogether. If you change your preferences and thereby wish to refuse certain cookies after having previously accepted them, we would recommend that you should delete those cookies from your computer for the sake of completeness.

    Please note that you may not be able to access certain areas or features of our site if you delete our cookies or disable future cookies.