Nuclu’s mission is to connect professionals around the world and help them cultivate a network of trusted, business-oriented relationships that they can depend on for their business transactions. Because we recognize the significance of the privacy of our Members, we are committed to being transparent about the data that we collect about our Members and how we use and distribute these data.
II. Data We Collect
Data We Collect
To create an account with us, you need to provide some of your personal data, including your name, email address, mobile number, and password. In addition to these data, we also collect personal data about you when you or others post content that contains information about you on our services, such as posts, comments, videos, etc.
We receive personal data about you when you use the services of our customers and partners. Note also that any information you submit to us for publication through our platform may be made accessible by any Member of the Nuclu community. Hence, we recommend that you exercise caution when making a decision on which information you will provide us with.
Moreover, there may be information about you that we will automatically collect, such as when you contact us through our customer services department or engage in other user activities, transactions, and interactions while on our platform.
We log usage data when you use or access our services, such as when you view or click on content, perform a search, share content, communicate with other Members, or apply for jobs. Logins, cookies, IP addresses, and device information are used to identify you and log down your use.
Cookies and Similar Technologies
Technologies We Use
Cookies are small files placed onto your device that permit Nuclu features and functionality. Any browser that visits our site may receive cookies from us or from third parties (e.g., customers, partners, service providers).
We generally make use of two types of cookies. Persistent cookies stay in your browser and help us recognize whether you are an existing user or not so that you can easily return to or interact with our services without needing to sign in again. On the other hand, session cookies last only as long the session takes.
Pixels are tiny images that we use to learn more about your interactions with web content or email content. They enable us and third parties to easily place cookies on your browser.
Local storage enables our site to share data locally on your device and improve your experience with our services.
Nuclu uses other tracking technologies, including tags and mobile advertising IDs.
Use of Tracing Technologies
Performance, Analytics, and Research
Preferences, Services, and Features
Take note that you do have choices on how Nuclu utilizes these cookies and tracking technologies. However, if you restrict the ability of the Company to use these cookies and tracking technologies, your overall user experience may not be customized in a way that appeals best to your preferences.
Do Not Track (DNT)
DNT is a concept that has been encouraged for the Internet industry to establish and implement a mechanism that allows Internet users to control the tracking of their online activities across sites through their browser settings. Consequently, Nuclu does not respond to “do not track” signals in general.
Your Location and Device
We receive data from your device and networks when you visit or leave our services, including your location, the site where you came from, the site you go to after visiting our platform, the time of your visit, your IP address, operating system, proxy server, web browser and add-ons, and device identifier and features. If you use a mobile device when you access our services, that device will send us data based on your phone settings.
We gather information about you when you communicate through our services by sending or receiving messages to other users.
We strive to continuously improve our services. Hence, we often introduce new features that will enable us to gather information on how we can further improve our platform.
III. How We Use Your Personal Information
How we use data concerning you will depend on a lot of factors, such as how you use our services and your choices as reflected in your settings. We use this information to provide, personalize, and improve our services so that they can be more relevant to you.
We use your data to authorize access to and use of our services. Our services allow you to connect and stay up-to-date with other professional contacts. Subject to all Members’ settings, you will be able to see another professional contact’s connections to facilitate an exchange of professional opportunities.
Whether you want to invite someone to use our services, to “add” someone as a “friend” on the platform, or to accept another Member to become your “friend”, the choice is all on you. Our services also allow you to keep up with news, events, and ideas from your professional contacts. We use the information we have gathered about you to personalize the services we offer, such as by recommending relevant content and posts on our platform.
Furthermore, our services enable you to explore and be discovered for career opportunities, as well as to collaborate with colleagues and search for potential clients, customers, and partners to do business with. We also use automated systems to provide and recommend content to ensure that our services are relevant to our Members. Aside from that, we will also contact you through email, mobile number, or other ways to enable communications between you and Nuclu or between you and other Members through our services. You may change your preferences about your communication settings at any time if you wish. However, bear in mind that service messages from us are mandatory.
We may use the data of and content posted by Members to invite and communicate with other professionals in order to drive membership growth of the community, promote engagement with our services, help connect professionals to each other, and encourage economic opportunities. We also make use of data to further improve our services and provide you and others with a more intuitive and personalized experience. Additionally, we use data to investigate and resolve complaints regarding issues about our services, as well as investigate or prevent potential fraud or violations of our terms and policies.
IV. How We Share Your Personal Information
Your profile is visible to other Members of our online community, subject to your settings and degree of connection with other Members who may decide to view your profile. Our services also allow the viewing and sharing of information, including posts, likes, and comments. For example, when you share a post publicly or comment on the content of another Member, it can be viewed by other community Members, subject to your settings. We may also share or transmit your personal data with our affiliates only when we deem it reasonably necessary to help us develop, maintain, analyze, audit, detect, market, and improve our services and make our services more relevant and useful to our users.
There may come an instance that we will be required to reveal information about you when required by law or legal processes or when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary for the following:
1) To enforce our agreements with you
2) To investigate, prevent, or resolve suspected or actual illegal or harmful activities
3) To assist government enforcement agencies
4) To protect and secure the integrity of our services
5) To investigate and defend ourselves against third-party claims and allegations and
6) To exercise and preserve the rights and safety of our Nuclu, our Members, and our affiliates.
Unless prohibited by law or some legal process, we may notify Members of legal demands made for their data. While we may dispute such demands on our discretion, we do not promise that we will challenge each and every demand.
V. Your Choices and Responsibilities
In general, we retain most of your personal data for as long as your Nuclu account is open or as required for us to be able to provide you with our services. This encompasses the data that you or other parties provide us with, as well as the data that we have generated from your access to and use of our services. In some cases, we may choose to keep some information about you in a de-personified form.
Right to Access and Regulate Your Data
You have the right to access, modify, correct, update, control, take, or delete your personal data, including the right to control the visibility of some of your data to others. You also have the right to restrict our use of your personal data or ask us to stop using all or part of your data, such as when we have no legal right to do so.
Closure of Your Account
Should you choose to close or delete your Nuclu account, other users will no longer be able to view your personal data on our platform within 24 hours, and we will close your account information within 30 days from your closure. However, we will still retain some of your personal data in a depersonalized form beyond that time span if we find it reasonably necessary to abide by our legal obligations, resolve disputes, meet regulatory requirements, prevent fraud and abuse, maintain the security and privacy of our services, our Members, and our affiliates, and enforce our terms and policies.
Nevertheless, information that you shared with others will remain visible even after you delete your account. We do not control any data that other Members may have copied from you.
VI. Other Important Information
We employ commercially reasonable security safeguards in place to protect and preserve the integrity and accuracy of your personal data. However, while we regularly monitor our systems for any possible vulnerability and security breaches, we cannot guarantee the total security of any information that you provide us with, especially since transmitted over a wireless network such as the Internet. Hence, we advise that you remain vigilant of your settings, account, and personal information at all times.
We shall only collect, process, and use personal information concerning you in areas where we have lawful bases (i.e., where you gave us your consent, where processing your data is necessary for the performance of a contract, and where we have legitimate interests.
Bear in mind that you have the right to decline or to withdraw your consent where you have given it, at any time. You also have the right to give your objection in cases where we rely on legitimate interests.
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VII. Members and Users from the European Union (EU)
Legal Basis for Processing Personal Data
If our legal bases for collecting, using, and processing data is founded on our legitimate interests or on the legitimate interests of our affiliates or other relevant third parties, these interests shall normally be in relation to the operation of our platform, delivery of our services, management of our relationship with our Members, and communication with you as reasonably necessary. While we may have other legitimate interests, we will make them clear to you at the relevant time what these other interests may be. We will also make the details clear to you at the relevant time if we ever need your personal data for us to comply with legal requirements or for us to enter into a contract with you. Moreover, should we ask for this personal information, we will advise you as to their mandatoriness and their possible consequences if you decline to give them.
Should you have any questions or concerns about these legal bases on which we collect and process your personal information, feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
International Transfers of Personal Information
For Nuclu Members who reside in or are citizens of the EU, please be aware that you also have the following data protection rights which you can exercise anytime:
● The right to request, access, modify, alter, delete, or transfer your personal information
● The right to object to the processing of your personal data when we do so based on our legitimate interests
● The right to ask us to restrict the processing of your personal data
● The right to opt out of any marketing communications that we may send you at any given time. To exercise this right, simply click on the “Unsubscribe” link in our marketing emails.
● The right to withdraw any consent you may have given us prior to our collection and processing of your personal information. Take note, however, that withdrawing your consent shall not have any effect on the lawfulness of any processing that we may have conducted prior to the withdrawal of your consent. It shall also not affect the processing of any of your personal data that was done on the basis of lawful grounds other than consent.
● The right to complain to a data protection authority about our collection and use of your personal information.
We respond to all communications that we receive from individuals who wish to exercise their above rights in accordance with the relevant data protection laws.