Nectis Ltd Privacy Policy

Last updated Oct. 3rd 2022

We at Nectis Ltd, with registered address 43 West Cairn Cres,  Edinburgh EH26 0AP in Scotland, UK, are committed to safeguarding and preserving the privacy of visitors to our website and the users of our Unlocking Potential application at

This Privacy Policy explains how we secure and maintain any personal data collected during the use of the Unlocking Potential application as well as our website.

We reserve the right to update our Privacy Policy at any time, and if we do, we will notify you either through the email address you have provided us, and/or by placing a notice of the date on our website. Your continued use of the Service after we post any updates to this Privacy Policy will constitute your acknowledgment of the modifications and your consent to abide and be bound by the modified Privacy Policy.

EU General Data Protection Regulation

Data protection law changed on 25 May 2018, the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 superseding the Data Protection Act, became enforceable across Europe, including the UK.

We have updated our policies to comply with the new General Data Protection Regulations (the “GDPR”), and we are committed to continue our efforts to comply and protect visitors and users of our website and other services. 

We welcome any questions you may have about how we secure your personal data. We welcome your feedback and would like to remind you that you, as a user of our services, have the right to request that we delete any personal data we hold on you


About Personal Data

Personal Data relates to a living individual who can be uniquely identified by the data. Examples of that are name, surnames, personal email address, IP address (which identifies the computer you use).

Information We Collect from You and How We Use It

In running and maintaining our website we endeavour to collect and process only essential data about you as visitors and users of our website and application. This information may include:

  • Information about your use of our site including details of your visits such as pages viewed, resources, and may include traffic data, location data and other communication data.
  • Information that you freely provide when you communicate with us by any means, such as your name, surnames, email/postal address and telephone number.
  • Information that you and your staff/group members freely provide about other people in the network, such as names, surnames and what type of relationship links them in social capital terms. This specific type of information on social capital metrics is lawfully covered by GDPR under ‘legitimate interest’.

Log Data

Like many site operators, we collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Site (“Log Data”).

This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics such as traffic data, location data and other communication data.

Cookies Policy

We use cookies on our website. By continuing to use our Unlocking Potential website, you agree to our cookie policy

Cookies provide information regarding the computer used by a visitor. We may use cookies where appropriate to gather information about your computer in order to assist us in improving our website. We may use essential cookies to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts, to gather information about your general Internet use to help us provide analytics and to store your preferences.

Where used, these cookies are downloaded to your computer and stored on the computer’s hard drive. You can adjust the settings on your computer to decline any cookies if you wish. This can easily be done by activating the reject cookies setting on your computer or visiting the help pages of your web browser.

You can learn more about cookies and the following third-party websites:

  • AllAboutCookies:
  • Network Advertising Initiative:

Use of Your Information

We may use the Personal Information that we collect from you to provide our services to you. In addition to this we may use the information for one or more of the following purposes:

  • To provide information to you that you request from us relating to our products or services (Social Network Maps, Social Capital CompassTM, dynamic dashboard results and Social Impact Reports).
  • To contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials or offers and other such information.
  • To inform you of any changes to our website, our Terms, services or goods and products.
  • To analyse user activity in order to improve the user experience on the site.

Processing and Storing Your Personal Data

In operating our website and application we securely process and store data in secure GDPR compliant third-party providers. Please see table below for a list of our third party providers partners.

We will retain your information for the period necessary to fulfil the purposes outlined in these policies and to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce agreements. We also retain anonymised data for statistical analysis purposes.

When transmitting personal data over the internet or over wireless communication network, we use an encrypted communication protocol (TLS).

It may become necessary to transfer data that we collect from you to locations outside of the European Union for processing and storing.

We do our utmost to ensure that all reasonable steps are taken to make sure that your data once in our system is treated and stored securely. Your activity and sending of information via the Internet is not totally secure and might still be visible to others such as:

  • Websites you visit, including the ads and resources used on those sites
  • Your employer, school, or whoever runs the network you are using
  • Your Internet Service Provider

We cannot guarantee the security of data that you send us electronically, sending such information is entirely at your own risk and we at Nectis cannot be held liable if the communication is compromised on your end.

List of Third Party Provider Partner Organisations we use to process and store data

ProviderServicePrivacy Statement
BITBUCKETBitbucket is a web-based version control repository hosting service, for source code and development projects.An Atalassian Product committed to GDPR Compliance. Find their Privacy Statement here
HEROKUHeroku is a platform as a service (PaaS) that enables developers to build, run, and operate applications entirely in the cloud.A Salesforce Service. Read Salesforce GDPR information here
Google Analytics is used for measurement, and improved targeted marketing purposes.Read Google’s Privacy Policy here
ROLLBARRollbar is an Error Tracking Software platformRead their GDPR compliance statement here
DIGITAL OCEANA cloud-computing platform of virtual servers and storage.Read their Privacy Statement here

How We Share Your Information

We may share customer data in accordance with our agreement with the customer, including:

  • With affiliates, in our corporate group to process Customer Data.
  • With third party service providers and integrations, such as payment processors, to process information including customer data, on our behalf.
  • With our Customers, partners or other business, for research purposes or macro data analysis, to whom we may share anonymous aggregated or de-identified Customer data.

Disclosing Your Information

We will not disclose your personal information to any other party other than in accordance with this Privacy Policy and in the circumstances detailed below:

  • Where we are legally required by law to disclose your personal information.
  • In the event that we sell or transfer any or all of our business to a third party
  • To ensure fraud protection and reduce the risk of fraud.

Third Party Links

On occasion we include links to third parties on this website. This may include sponsors or partners information. Where we provide a link it does not mean that we endorse or approve that site’s policy towards visitor privacy. You should review their privacy policy before sending them any personal data.

Access to Your Information

In accordance with the General Data Protection Act you have the right to access / amend / delete any Personal Data that we hold relating to you or to object to, or restrict, the purposes for which your Personal Data is processed on certain grounds. This right may be exercised by emailing us at . We will aim to respond to any requests for information promptly. You may also lodge a complaint with the UK data protection regulator, the Information Commissioner should you be dissatisfied with the way that we handle your Personal Data.

You undertake to notify your Users of this privacy policy and of their rights under the Data Protection Law. We will provide you with reasonable assistance to enable you to comply and respond to a request, query or complaint from a User in relation to their Personal Data.