KaaIoT Cookies Policy

Effective date: June 11, 2021

KaaIoT Technologies, LLC (“KaaIoT”, “Us”, “Our”, or “We”) has created this Cookies Policy describing what cookies are, how We use cookies, how to modify Your browser preferences to disable cookies, and what cookies We use.

This Cookies Policy is effective to all visitors and users of KaaIoT websites located at www.kaaiot.com, all KaaIoT owned and operated websites that are linked to www.kaaiot.com, including but not limited to, kaaproject.org, kaaiot.io, cloud.kaaiot.com, id.kaaiot.io, docs.kaaiot.io and smartmetering.kaaiot.com (“Sites”), and all products and services offered through Our Sites.

Please read this Cookies Policy in conjunction with Our Privacy Policy, which sets out additional details on how We use personally identifiable information and Your various rights.

What Cookies Are

An "Internet cookie" (the term known as a "browser cookie", or an "HTTP cookie", or simply a "cookie") is a small file consisting of letters and numbers that is stored on Your computer, handheld device, or other equipment that You use to access the Internet.

The cookie is installed by request issued by a server to a web browser (e.g. Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome) and is completely "passive" (does not contain software viruses or spyware and cannot access the information on the user’s devices). Cookies store information in a small text file that allows various website functionality to work correctly. The web browser will recognize cookies until they expire or are deleted.

In what is known as “Web 2.0”, "cookies" play an important role in facilitating access and delivery of multiple services over the Internet, such as customizing the version of the site based on the user’s current device type. Cookies offer valuable feedback on how websites are used so that they could be made more efficient and accessible to users. Cookies also enable multimedia and other applications on other websites to be included into a particular website to create a richer browsing experience.

How We Use Cookies

Our Sites, like many others, store and retrieve information in Your browser by using cookies. This information is used to make the Sites work as You expect it to. Cookies can be used to give You a more personalized web experience.

If You want to learn more about the general uses of cookies, You may visit Cookiepedia.

How to Modify Your Browser Preferences to Disable Cookies

Most web browsers allow control of most cookies through the browser settings. For more information on how to delete and control cookies stored on Your device, You may visit: www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

Please note, however, that if You delete cookies or refuse to accept them, You might not be able to use some or all of the features We offer. You may not be able to log in, store Your preferences, and some of Our Sites’ pages might not display properly.

Find out how to manage cookies in popular browsers:

To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser’s developer website.

What Cookies We Use

Below is an up to date list of the cookies We use on Our Sites.

Functional cookies

Cookie Name Purpose Expiration
XSRF-TOKEN Security 1 hour
kaaprojectorg_session Logged in user session handling 1 hour
{Auto generated token} Logged in user session handling 1 hour
connect.sid Identifies the user and allows authentication to the server. Session
io Distributes traffic to the website on several WebSocket servers in order to optimize response times. Session
AllowedConsent Stores the user's cookie consent state. 1 year
KEYCLOAK_IDENTITY Security: user authentication Session
AUTH_SESSION_ID Security: user authentication Session
KC_RESTART Security: user authentication Session
Oauth_token_request_state Security: user authentication Session

These cookies are necessary for the Sites to function and cannot be switched off in Our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by You that amount to a request for services, such as setting Your preferences, logging in, or filling out forms.

You can set Your browser to block or alert You about these cookies, however, in this case some parts of the Sites will not work.

Preferences cookies

Preference cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region that you are in.

Cookie Name Purpose Expiration
isBannerShow Stores the state of the announcement banner. 2 days
TOGGLE_ADMIN_SIDEBAR Stores the state of the sidebar displayed in the website. 1 year
TOGGLE_SOLUTION_SIDEBAR Stores the state of the sidebar displayed in the website. 1 year
redirect Stores url after logout Session
isDeviceFreePlanShow Stores the state of the banner promoting the free plan solution 2 days


Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.

Cookie Name Purpose Expiration
_ga Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. 2 years
_gid Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. 1 day
collect Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor's device and behavior. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels. Session
_pk_id Used to store a few details about the user such as the unique visitor ID. 13 months
_pk_ref Used to store the attribution information, the referrer initially used to visit the website. 6 months
_pk_ses, _pk_cvar, _pk_hsr Short lived cookies used to temporarily store data for the visit. 30 minutes
_pk_testcookie Used to check whether the visitor’s browser supports cookies. Session
_hjid Used to persist the Hotjar User ID. 365 days
_hjTLDTest Used to determine the most generic cookie path to be considered by Hotjar, instead of the page hostname. 365 days
_hjAbsoluteSessionInProgress Used to detect the first pageview session of a user. This is a True/False flag set by the cookie. 30 minutes
_hjIncludedInPageviewSample Is set to let Hotjar know whether that visitor is included in the data sampling defined by the site\'s pageview limit. 30 minutes
_uetvid Used by Hotjar. 16 days
_uetsid Used by Hotjar. 1 day
ajs_anonymous_id Used by Hotjar as a randomly generated ID for anonymous visitors. 365 days
ajs_user_id Used by Hotjar for usage analytics if logged in. 1 year
_gcl_au Is set by Google Analytics to take information in advert clicks and store it in a 1st party cookie so that conversions can be attributed outside of the landing page. Used by Hotjar. 3 months

Third-Party Cookies

Security Cookies

Cookie Name Purpose Expiration
__cfduid Security 1 year

This cookie is used to identify malicious visitors on Our Sites in order to reduce the chance of blocking legitimate users.

Google Analytics Cookies

Cookie Name Purpose Expiration
_ga Performance 2 years
_gat_UA-47512871-10 Performance 1 year
_gid Performance 1 year
_dc_gtm_UA-47512871-2 Strictly Necessary 1 min

These Google Analytics cookies allow Us to count visits and traffic sources so that We could measure and improve the performance of Our Sites. They help Us identify which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the Sites.

All information collected by these cookies is aggregated and, therefore, anonymous. If You do not allow these cookies, We will not be able to monitor its usage metrics in order to enhance Your experience.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, You may visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout