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Privacy Policy for Wavejo:

At Wavejo, we are committed to protecting the privacy of our users. This Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, disclose, and protect your personal information when you use our journal publishing website and services.

1. Information Collection:

We may collect personal information from you when you visit our website, register for an account, submit manuscripts, participate in peer review processes, or engage with our services. This information may include your name, email address, affiliation, and other relevant details.

2. Use of Information:

We employ the data we gather for a number of objectives, such as:

  • Providing and improving our website and services.
  • Communicating with you about your submissions, account, and updates.
  • Facilitating peer review processes and publication of scholarly content.
  • Personalizing your experience and offering tailored content.
  • Responding to your inquiries and providing customer support.

3. Data Security:

We put in place the proper security measures to guard against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, and destruction of your personal data. We keep an eye on and update our security procedures frequently to guarantee the accuracy and privacy of your information.

4. Sharing of Information:

We never exchange, sell, or rent your personal information to outside parties. However, we may share your information with trusted partners and service providers who assist us in operating our website and delivering services to you. These third parties are obligated to maintain the confidentiality of your information and comply with applicable data protection laws.

5. Consent:

You agree to the collection, use, and disclosure of your personal information as outlined in this Privacy Policy by using our website and services. By getting in touch with us, you can revoke your consent at any moment.

6. Cookies and Tracking Technologies:

We may use cookies and similar tracking technologies to enhance your browsing experience, analyze usage patterns, and deliver targeted advertisements. Through your browser's settings, you can choose to disable cookies, but doing so might make some elements of our website inoperable.

7. Third-Party Links:

Our website may contain links to third-party websites or services that are not operated by us. We have no control over the privacy practices or content of these third parties. We advise you to go over the privacy policies of any websites you visit that are not owned by us.

8. Children's Privacy:

This website should not be used by anyone less than 13 years old. We do not knowingly ask minors under the age of 13 for personal information. Kindly notify us right away if you think we may have unintentionally obtained information about a kid under the age of 13.

9. Changes to this Privacy Policy:

This privacy statement may be modified from time to time to reflect changes to our policies or changes required by law. Any significant modifications will be communicated to you by us by publishing the revised policy on our website. You agree to any modifications posted on our website by continuing to use it after they have been posted.

10. Contact Us:

If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy or our data practices, please contact us at info@wavejo.com

This Privacy Policy was last updated on 13 March 2024. Thank you for trusting Wavejo with your personal information.


Security Policy for Wavejo:

At Wavejo, we take the security and privacy of our users seriously. We are committed to implementing robust measures to safeguard your data and ensure the integrity of the submission and review process. This Security Policy outlines the steps we take to protect your information and maintain a secure environment for all users.

Data Encryption and Protection:

  • All data transmitted between your browser and our servers is encrypted using industry-standard SSL/TLS encryption protocols.
  • Manuscripts, reviewer comments, and user accounts are stored securely in our databases with encryption-at-rest to prevent unauthorized access.

Access Control:

  • Access to sensitive data is restricted to authorized personnel only.
  • User accounts are protected by strong password requirements and optional two-factor authentication (2FA) for added security.

Regular Security Audits:

  • We conduct regular security audits and vulnerability assessments to identify and address potential threats.
  • Our systems are continuously monitored for suspicious activity, and proactive measures are taken to mitigate risks.

Third-Party Services:

  • We carefully vet and select third-party services and vendors based on their security practices and compliance with industry standards.
  • Any third-party services used in conjunction with our platform adhere to strict security and privacy guidelines.

Compliance with Regulations:

  • We comply with applicable data protection regulations, including GDPR, CCPA, and other relevant laws and regulations.
  • Our Privacy Policy outlines our commitment to transparency, accountability, and user rights regarding personal data.

User Responsibilities:

  • Users are responsible for maintaining the security of their accounts and adhering to our Terms of Service and Acceptable Use Policy.
  • We encourage users to report any security concerns or suspicious activity to our support team promptly.

Continuous Improvement:

  • We are committed to continuous improvement in our security practices and protocols.
  • Feedback from users and security experts is welcomed and used to enhance our security posture over time.

Contact Us:

If you have any questions or concerns about our security measures or policies, please don't hesitate to contact us at info@wavejo.com

Thank you for entrusting us with your data and contributions to academic publishing. Your security and privacy are our top priorities.