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Our children are not at home during the week, with Snugr, we do not unnecessarily heat it their rooms anymore and we are making heating savings.
We understand that your trust in us is 4INCH NV's most important asset (hereinafter referred to as "4INCH", "we" or "us"). As such, your privacy is essential for us. This privacy declaration (hereinafter referred to as "Privacy Declaration") is applicable, inter alia, to (i) our websites www.4inch.be, www.snugr.be or any of their subdomains (hereinafter referred to as the "Website"), (ii) visiting our offices and (iii) all (commercial) relations between 4INCH and its customers, prospects and business partners.
This Privacy Declaration includes information about the personal data collected by 4INCH, as well as the manner in which 4INCH uses and processes this personal data.
4INCH wishes to emphasize that it always attempts to act in accordance with (i) the Belgian Privacy Law of 8 December 1992 on privacy protection in relation to the processing of personal data (i.e. as long as still in force), (ii) the EU Regulation of 2016 concerning the protection of individuals with regards to the processing of personal data, regarding the free movement of such data and repealing Directive 95/46/EC and/or (iii) all (future) Belgian laws regarding the implementation of this Regulation.
Visiting the Website, creating a demo account for the purpose of using the 4INCH demo, creating an account in order to use the 4INCH services, subscribing for the newsletter and/or a seminar, webinar or event implies your express approval (through disclosure of your personal information or opt-in) of the Privacy Declaration and consequently how we collect, use and process your personal data.
4INCH can collect and process the following personal data:
4INCH also automatically collects anonymous information regarding your use of the Website and 4INCH services or via the Platform. As such, 4INCH shall, for example, automatically log which sections of the Website, Platform and/or App you visit, which web browser you use and which website you visited when you obtained access to the Website. We cannot identify you through these data, but it allows 4INCH to draw up statistics regarding the use of the Website, or the Platform.
These personal data are collected in the context of:
The personal data collected by 4INCH are therefore expressly and voluntarily provided by you.
4INCH can use your personal data for the following purposes:
Processing takes place on the following legal grounds, as the case may be:
4INCH shall not disclose your personal data to third parties, unless it is necessary in the context of providing 4INCH services and optimising them (including but not limited to maintenance works, payment processing, the delivery of services to 4INCH (e.g. subcontracting) and database management). In this respect, your personal data may be disclosed to payment providers, software providers, cloud partner, datacentre, external IT-consultants and service providers.
If it is necessary that 4INCH discloses your personal data to third parties in this context, the third party is required to use your personal data in accordance with the provisions of this Privacy Declaration.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, it is however possible that 4INCH discloses your personal data:
In all other cases, 4INCH will not sell, hire out or pass on your personal data to third parties, except when it (i) has obtained your permission to this end and (ii) has completed a data processing agreement with the third party in question, which contains the necessary guarantees regarding confidentiality and privacy compliance of your personal data.
Unless a longer storage period is required or justified (i) by the law or (ii) through compliance with another legal obligation, 4INCH shall only store your personal data for the period necessary to achieve and fulfil the purpose in question, as specified in the Privacy Declaration under 'Use of personal data'.
In light of the processing of your personal data, you enjoy the following privacy rights:
If you wish to invoke your privacy rights, as defined below, please contact 4INCH.
In principle, you can exercise these rights free of charge. In addition, you can always, via your personal account, update, modify and/or verify your personal data which you were required to submit when creating your (demo) account.
If you no longer wish to receive newsletters or information about our services, you can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the "unsubscribe" button underneath each of 4INCH's emails.
4INCH undertakes to take reasonable, physical, technological and organisational precautions in order to avoid (i) unauthorised access to your personal information, and (ii) loss, abuse or alteration of your personal data.
4INCH shall store all personal data which it has collected in the cloud (with data centre(s) within the EU). Notwithstanding 4INCH's security policy, the checks it carries out and the actions it proposes in this context, an infallible level of security cannot be guaranteed. Since no method of transmission or forwarding over the internet, or any method of electronic storage is 100% secure, 4INCH is, in this context, not in a position to guarantee absolute security.
Finally, the security of your (demo) account will also partly depend on the confidentiality of your password in obtaining access to or the Platform. 4INCH will never ask for your password, meaning that you will never be required to communicate it personally. If you have nonetheless communicated your password to a third party – for example because this third party has indicated that it wishes to offer additional services - this third party shall have access to your (demo) account and your personal data via your password. In such cases, you are liable for the transactions which occur as a result of the use made of your (demo) account. 4INCH therefore strongly advises you, if you observe that someone has accessed your (demo) account, to immediately change your password and contact us.
Any transfer of personal data outside the European Economic Area (EEA) to a recipient whose domicile or registered office is in a country which does not fall under the adequacy decision enacted by the European Commission, shall be governed by the provisions of a data transfer agreement, which shall contain (i) the standard contractual clauses, as referred to in the 'European Commission decision of 5 February 2010 (Decision 2010/87/EC)', or (ii) any other mechanism pursuant to privacy legislation, or any other regulations pertaining to the processing of personal data.
4INCH is entitled to update this Privacy Declaration by posting a new version on the Website. As such, it is strongly recommended to regularly consult the Website and the page explaining the Privacy Declaration, to make sure that you are aware of any changes.
The Website may potentially contain hyperlinks to other websites. When you click on one of these links, you may be redirected to another website or internet source that could collect information about you through cookies or other technologies. 4INCH does not bear any responsibility, liability or control authority over these other websites or internet resources, nor about their collection, use and disclosure of your personal data. You must check the privacy declarations of these other websites and internet sources in order to be able to judge whether they act in accordance with the Privacy Legislation.
If you have questions about this Privacy Declaration, or the manner in which 4INCH collects, uses or processes your personal data, please contact us:
In case you are not satisfied with the way 4INCH handled your questions and/or remarks or have any complaints about the way 4INCH collects, uses and and/or processes your personal data, note that you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Privacy Commission.
Control the temperature in each room to within one degree and in real time, all at the push of a button. By more accurately managing the temperature with Snugr’s smart valves, you could save up to 40% on your heating bills.
Communicates by radio with the valves and boiler control box. Learns when to start and stop heating each of your rooms. Connected via network cable to your modem so you can manage your heating system from anywhere with a computer, tablet or smartphone. Powered by micro-USB cable (provided).
Starts up the boiler when a room needs heating and shuts it down when all rooms have reached the desired temperature. Can replace your existing thermostat depending on your boiler set-up, but doesn’t have to for Snugr to work properly. Requires a dry contact. Takes two AA batteries (average battery life: two years).
Easy to install, motorised and fitted with a temperature sensor. Communicates by radio (EnOcean Protocol) with the Snugr box to maintain the right temperature at the right time in each room. Replaces your existing thermostatic valves and does not require any major work. Does not require batteries thanks to the Peltier effect. Reduces the building maintenance.
Equipped with a potential free contact, the aerotherm box allows to control the start of one (or more) heater(s) or any other device requiring a greater control power. Can be equipped with a temperature sensor. In case of positioning in a place where the temperature measurement is not representative of the felt temperature, a separate temperature sensor can be used. Power supply via 230VAC. Communicates by radio waves with the central box.Datasheet
To be placed in an existing power outlet, this Snugr Smart Plug controls the power of a direct electrical heater up to a power of 11 A (around 2500W of heating power). As it is often placed next to the floor, it does not content a temperature sensor and must be combined to a Snugr temperature sensor (one by room).
This box adds energy accounting features to your building. Allows the measurement and monitoring of your water, gas and electricity consumption, and the flow and arrival temperatures of your heating circuit. Allows the connection of 8 pulse counters (not supplied) and 4 wired temperature sensors (2 x 2m sensors included). Powered by 230VAC. Communicates by radio waves with the central box.
Easy to install. Allows you to activate the heating in a room at a predefined temperature and for a predefined time without having to access the management interface. Ideal for a meeting room or hotel room for example. Operates without batteries and communicates by radio with the Snugr box.
Easy to install. Works with or without battery. Communicates by radio with the Snugr box to measure the temperature in another part of the room where measurement at the valve is not recommended. Runs for up to four days fully charged, up to 4 years with battery (CR1216, in option).
Easy to install. No need for batteries. Communicates by radio with the Snugr box to detect open windows or doors and prevents unnecessary heating. Runs for up to four days fully charged, up to 4 years with battery.
Snugr can be installed at the same time as new boilers and insulation, giving your customers both total control and optimal performance.
The right temperature when and where you want it. With Snugr, you get the temperature in each room of your home to within one degree, in real time.
Savings of up to 40% on heating bills by controlling the temperatures and heating schedules for each room.
Smaller energy bills. Smaller CO2 footprint.