Privacy Policy


The JRD Editorial Office (“we” or “our”) respects the privacy of our users (“you” or “your”). This privacy policy explains how we collect, use, and protect your personal information when you visit our journal website ( Please read this privacy policy carefully.

Collection of Personal Information

We collect your personal information including full name, email address, affiliations, and your research categories when you create your account. When you submit your manuscript as a corresponding author, we collect personal information pertaining to yourself and your coauthors. Furthermore, we collect publicly available information about researchers from publications, articles, and related societies. We receive suggestions for potential contributors from our editorial board members.

Use of Personal Information

We use the personal information we collect for the following purposes:
1) to identify individuals
2) to manage peer reviews and the editorial process for submitted manuscripts
3) to summarize statistically processed data and publish them as survey results

Protection of Personal Information

We shall make every effort to ensure proper control over the personal information to prevent its leakage to outside parties. We shall not disclose to or provide any third party with users’ personal information unless such disclosure is warranted. Editorial members shall not disclose the list of users and/or their personal information obtained through the activities mentioned above.

Access to and Update of Personal Information

You shall have free access to the personal information collected through your account. You shall promptly update your personal information through your account when any correction or change is needed.

Revision of Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to make changes to this privacy policy at any time and for any reason. We will alert you about any changes through the “last updated” section of this privacy policy. Any changes will be effective immediately upon posting the updated privacy policy on the site, and you waive the right to receive specific notice of each such modification.

You are encouraged to periodically review this privacy policy to stay informed of updates. You will be deemed to be aware of, subject to, and have accepted the changes in any revised privacy policy by your continued use of the site after the date of posting a revision.

Last updated on September 21, 2021