Getting Started

Get the most from your SKiN trial Just follow these 3 simple steps

Getting Started

Get the most from your SKiN trial Just follow these 3 simple steps

3 Steps to get started

Check your browser

SKiN works best with Google Chrome, if you don't already have it installed you can download it now.

Check your internet speed

You need a minimum internet speed of 10mbps to use SKiN. Check your speed online below.

Speed check
Format and import your data

SKiN requires data in a certain format - find out how to format your data by reading our guidelines below.

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Data guidelines

Accepted Formats

CSV, Excel, Shapefile, MID, MIF or KML

Dates should be UK style (if used) DD/MM/YY

Data exclusions

Unknown characters and symbols

\ / : ; * <  >  | [ ] { } " ' , £ $

Empty rows

Empty cells in an ID column

How to import data
Essential items

Geographical reference

(Postcode, XY Latitude/Longitude or Google address)

Importing your data

Create a new project

Open existing or create a new project

Choose add data

Create new layer

Select layer and import

Select which type of layer - Map Pins, Hot-Spots, Catchments or Territories

Use your own data, or try downloading our samples below

Download our sample data
Review and approve

Review the first 10 records - press confirm to proceed or go back to re-import

Review the location match results - either update unmatched records or press create layer to complete

Log into SKiN

Managing your data

Access the data manager

Login to SKiN

Choose manage your data

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Delete projects

Navigate to the projects tab

Select old or unwanted projects

Click the delete button

Delete layers

Navigate to the layers tab

Select old or unwanted layers

Click the delete button

You're all set!

Now it's time to log in and enjoy the full benefits of SKiN

Log into SKiN