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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

[Effective Date: 09 January 2024]

Welcome to the Journal of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases! We deeply appreciate the trust you place in us by utilizing our services, and we are committed to upholding the highest standards of privacy protection. This comprehensive Privacy Policy outlines our practices regarding the collection, usage, and safeguarding of your personal information. By accessing and using our services, you acknowledge and agree to the terms set forth in this policy.

1. Personal Information Collection

At the Journal of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, the collection of personal information is undertaken with utmost care and transparency. We gather and use personal information exclusively for the purpose of processing and publishing manuscripts submitted to us. The information collected includes, but is not limited to:

·       Names

·       Affiliation details

·       Contact information (postal addresses, emails, phone numbers, fax numbers)

2. Use of Personal Information

We are dedicated to utilizing your personal information responsibly and ethically. The purposes for which your data will be used include:

·       Processing and publishing your manuscript

·       Administering our website

·       Personalizing the website for an enhanced user experience

·       Facilitating your access to and utilization of website services

·       Sending communications related to your manuscript

·       Issuing statements and invoices

·       Collecting payments

·       Sending marketing communications

In the event that the Journal of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases discloses your personal information to agents or sub-contractors, rest assured that they are bound by the terms set forth in this privacy statement. Additionally, your personal information may be disclosed as required by law, during legal proceedings, or to establish, exercise, or defend legal rights.

3. Securing Your Data

The security of your personal information is our top priority. We employ reasonable technical and organizational precautions to prevent any loss, misuse, or alteration of your data.

4. Cross-Border Data Transfers

To provide you with our services, information collected by the Journal of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases may be stored, processed, and transferred between countries where we operate. By accepting our services, you implicitly consent to such cross-border transfers of personal information. Furthermore, information submitted for publication on our website may be accessible globally on the internet.

5. Data Retention

The Journal of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases retains your personal information only for the duration necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy. Once the data is no longer required, it will be securely disposed of.

6. Your Rights

We recognize your rights to access, correct, or delete your personal information. Should you wish to exercise these rights or express any concerns, please contact us at [insert email address].

7. Updating this Statement

This privacy policy may be periodically updated to reflect changes in our practices or regulatory requirements. We will post a new version on our website, and it is your responsibility to check periodically for any changes.

8. Other Websites

Our website may include links to third-party websites for your convenience. Please note that the Journal of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of any third party.

9. Cookies and Tracking Technologies

To enhance your browsing experience, we use cookies and similar tracking technologies. Our detailed Cookie Policy provides comprehensive information on the types of cookies we use and how you can manage them.

10. Compliance with Applicable Laws

The Journal of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases is committed to adhering to all applicable privacy laws and regulations. In case of any conflicts between this Privacy Policy and applicable laws, the latter will prevail.

11. Contact Journal of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

For any inquiries or concerns regarding this privacy policy or the treatment of your personal information, please contact us at [insert email address].

By engaging with our services, you signify your understanding and acceptance of the terms articulated in this Privacy Policy. Rest assured, your privacy is our priority, and we remain steadfast in our commitment to maintaining the confidentiality and security of your personal information.