Privacy Statement

To support the publication of the content, we may gather and process your personal information. The purpose of collecting this information is to carry out our services or deliver information relevant to your queries. We do not disclose, sell or publicize your personal information to third parties without your consent or unless legally obliged. Attempts to protect your personal information include restricted access, password protection, and encryptions.

Personal Information That You Might Give Us:
1. Name and contact information.
2. Institutional affiliation, funding source, or your employer (school/university).
3. Payment information.

Information That We Might Collect From You:
1. Operating system used (for example, MAC, Windows, iOS.)
2. Type of Browser used
3. Date and time of visit
4. Documents downloaded from our website
5. The searches you made and the pages you visited.
6. Geographical location of the user

Use of Your Personal Information:
1. Processing of manuscripts
2. Answering your queries and providing our services e.g., email alerts from the journal you have subscribed to.
3. Handling the publication processing fees
4. Only using your email address for the purpose you provided it for
4. Complying with legal obligations

Potential Disclosure Of Your Information To Third Parties:
1. Our employees and third parties under contract with us
2. Manuscript details with the editors and reviewers
3. Financial institutions for easing the submission of payments
4. Technical support providers
5. Demographic and statistical information with the business partners

Control Of Your Personal Information:
1. You should contact us at any time to update your details
2. You can contact us to be removed from the mailing list
3. You have the right to request us to delete your details from our system and stop processing your data.
4. You can ask for a digital copy of the personal data that we hold.
5. You can claim or object to us if you suspect any misuse of your personal information.

Please note that this Privacy Policy is subject to change from time to time. It was last updated in August 2019.
If you have any requests concerning your personal information or queries about these practices, please get in touch with us through