Information We Collect
1.1 Personal Information:
We may collect personal information that you provide to us when creating an account, submitting content, or communicating with us. This may include your name, email address, affiliation, and other contact details.
1.2 Usage Information:
1.3 Content Information:
We may collect information related to the content you submit, including research articles, manuscripts, data, and other materials. This may include metadata, such as titles, abstracts, keywords, and publication dates.
Use of Information
2.1 Provide and Improve Services:
We use the collected information to provide and improve our services, including facilitating the publication and dissemination of research content, conducting editorial reviews, and enhancing the user experience of the Website.
We may use your contact information to communicate with you about your account, submissions, updates, and other relevant information related to the Website and its services.
2.3 Research and Analytics:
We may anonymize and aggregate the collected information for research and analytics purposes, such as understanding user behavior, trends, and preferences, in order to improve our services and develop new features.
2.4 Legal Compliance:
We may use and disclose your information as required by applicable laws, regulations, or legal processes, or to protect our rights, privacy, safety, or property, as well as that of our users and the public.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
3.1 Content Publication:
By submitting content to the Website, you acknowledge and agree that your content may be publicly accessible and searchable by other users of the Website. Please exercise caution and do not submit any personal or sensitive information in your content unless necessary.
3.2 Service Providers:
We may engage trusted third-party service providers to assist us in operating the Website and providing the services. These service providers may have access to your personal information but are contractually obligated to maintain its confidentiality and use it solely for the purposes of providing services to us.
3.3 Legal Requirements:
We may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or in response to valid legal requests, such as court orders or government investigations.
We may disclose your personal information to third parties with your consent or at your direction.
We take reasonable measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. However, no method of transmission or electronic storage is completely secure, and we cannot guarantee absolute security.
The Website is not intended for use by individuals under the age of 18. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children. If you become aware that a child has provided us with personal information without parental consent, please contact us, and we will take steps to remove such information and terminate the child's account.