UiEM is committed to protecting the privacy and security of personal information provided by our authors, reviewers, and editors. This Privacy Statement outlines the types of personal information we collect, how we use and store it, and with whom we may share it.
Types of Personal Information Collected
We may collect the following types of personal information from our authors, reviewers, and editors:
- Names and contact information such as email addresses, phone numbers, and mailing addresses
- Institutional affiliations and job titles
- Academic qualifications and professional expertise
- Manuscript submissions and related materials
- Reviewer comments and feedback
Purpose of Collecting Personal Information
We collect personal information for the following purposes:
- To manage manuscript submissions and peer review
- To communicate with authors, reviewers, and editors
- To maintain records of our editorial processes and decisions
- To comply with legal and regulatory requirements
Use and Storage of Personal Information
We use personal information only for the purposes for which it was collected and in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. We store personal information securely and limit access to authorized personnel only.
We retain personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected, or as required by law.
Sharing of Personal Information
We may share personal information with the following parties:
- Editorial board members, associate editors, and reviewers for the purpose of manuscript evaluation and peer review
- Service providers who assist us in managing our editorial processes and systems, such as manuscript submission platforms and plagiarism detection software
- Legal and regulatory authorities when required by law
We do not sell or rent personal information to third parties.
You have the right to access, correct, and delete your personal information, subject to certain legal and regulatory requirements. If you wish to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Changes to this Privacy Statement
We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Statement at any time. Any changes will be posted on our website and will be effective immediately upon posting.