MECS Journal's Privacy and Consent Policy
The information gathered from registered and non-registered users of this journal falls inside the extent of the standard functioning of peer-reviewed journals. It incorporates data that makes correspondence possible for the editorial process; it is utilized to inform readers about the authorship and editing of content; it empowers gathering aggregated information on readership behaviors, as well as tracking geopolitical and social components of academic communication.
This journal’s editorial team utilizes this information to guide its work in publishing and improving this journal. Data that will help with improving this publishing platform might be shared with its developer in an anonymized and aggregated form, with proper exemptions, for example, article metrics. The data will not be sold by this journal or the distributer nor will it be utilized for purposes other than those expressed here. The authors published in this Journal are in charge of the human subject information that figures in the research announced here.
Those involved in editing this journal try to be consistent with industry standards for information security and data privacy, including the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) provision for “data subject rights” that include (a) breach notification; (b) right of access; (c) the right to be forgotten; (d) data portability; and (e) privacy by design. The GDPR additionally considers the recognition of "the public interest for the accessibility of the information," which has a specific saliency for those engaged with maintaining, with the best integrity possible, the public record of scholarly publishing.