Information We Collect
When you use our journal publication services, we may collect certain information from you, such as:
- Personal information, such as your name, email address, and affiliation, that you provide when you register or submit a manuscript.
- Manuscript information, such as the title, abstract, keywords, and author affiliations, that you provide when you submit a manuscript.
- Usage information, such as your IP address, browser type, and operating system, that we collect automatically when you access our website or use our services.
How We Use Your Information
We use your information for the following purposes:
- To provide our journal publication services to you, including manuscript submission, peer review, and publication.
- To communicate with you about your manuscript and other journal-related matters.
- To improve our website and services, and to analyze usage patterns and trends.
- To comply with legal and regulatory requirements, such as tax and accounting obligations.
Disclosure of Your Information
We may disclose your information to the following third parties:
- Service providers, such as hosting and IT support providers, that assist us in providing our journal publication services.
- Peer reviewers and editors may need access to your manuscript and personal information for the purposes of peer review and editorial decision-making.
- Legal and regulatory authorities, if required by law or court order.
We do not sell, rent, or otherwise disclose your information to any third party for their own marketing or commercial purposes.
Security of Your Information
We take appropriate technical and organizational measures to safeguard your personal information against unauthorized access, disclosure, or destruction. However, no data transmission over the Internet or other network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Therefore, we cannot guarantee the security of your information transmitted to our website or through our services.
Retention of Your Information
We retain your information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected, or as required by applicable law or regulation. After this period, we will securely delete or anonymize your information.
You have certain rights regarding your personal information, such as the right to access, correct, or delete your information. You also have the right to object to or restrict certain processing of your information. To exercise these rights, please contact us using the information provided below.