1. Security of Your Personal Information
All the information that we gather from you on our websites is protected against unauthorized access by third parties. Utilizing proper security technology and physical protections, we do all possible to secure your privacy.
2. Website Usage Information
While using our websites, your visits to specific pages will be logged in the web server's log files. We may use log data for statistical purposes, to identify patterns of website usage, and to enhance the structure and content presentation. We may offer third-party services like article suggestions, social login, and social sharing to third-party sites on our website, information collected by third-party operators themselves will be governed by their own privacy policies.
3. User Accounts, Registration and Personalized Services
To get personalized features, you must register for an account on our websites. During registration, we will ask for your name, valid email address, affiliation, mailing address, phone number, password, academic degree, position within your institution or organization, and research interests. Some of this information is necessary to set up your user account so that you can utilize our services. This information may be used to fulfill our agreement and license with you. In addition, we may use your information internally, such as to assess and improve our business and to react to any requests or comments you may have. We may contact you through email to alert you to content that may be of interest to you (such as new publications).
4. Your Rights
You can access your account as a registered user at any time to make corrections or updates. You may request the information that we hold or process about you in accordance with existing data privacy laws. When you request deactivation of your account, we will delete this information upon request. However, we may be required to keep some personal information on file for a period of time in order to fulfill our obligations and resolve disputes.
5. Linked Websites
Our website may contain links to third-party websites. Please note that we cannot be held responsible for the privacy policies or the services or content of other websites.
We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Statement at any time, without prior notice, by posting updated terms on this page. Please review this Privacy Statement periodically for any updates. Your continued use of any service after the posting of any modifications will indicate that you accept and agree to the modifications.
Updated September 2022