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.
Last updated on September 21, 2021