This policy applies to all personal data collected, processed, and stored by PAFMJ in the course of its operations, including the journal's website, manuscript submission system, and any other platforms associated with its publication processes.
3. Information Collected
PAFMJ may collect and process the following types of personal information:
Contact details (e.g., names, email addresses, phone numbers) of authors, reviewers, and editors.
Professional affiliations, qualifications, and biographical information.
Manuscript submission details, including author contributions and revisions.
Reviewer comments and feedback.
Information collected through website analytics, such as IP addresses and browsing behavior.
4. Purpose of Data Processing
Personal data is collected and processed for the following purposes:
Managing the manuscript submission and peer-review process.
Communicating with authors, reviewers, and editors.
Maintaining a database of contributors and their professional affiliations.
Improving the functionality and user experience of the journal's website.
Complying with legal and regulatory obligations.
5. Data Security Measures
PAFMJ implements appropriate technical and organizational measures to ensure the security and confidentiality of personal data. Access to personal information is restricted to authorized personnel only, and data is stored securely with regular updates to security protocols.
6. Data Sharing
PAFMJ may share personal data with third parties only for purposes related to the publication process, such as peer review and editorial management. Third parties are required to adhere to data protection standards comparable to those outlined in this policy.
7. Data Retention
Personal data will be retained for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this policy, or as required by applicable laws and regulations. Authors, reviewers, and editors may request the removal of their personal information upon completion of the publication process.
By submitting manuscripts, participating in the peer-review process, or using the PAFMJ website, individuals consent to the collection and processing of their personal data as outlined in this policy.
9. Changes to the Policy
10. Contact Information
For questions or concerns related to data protection and privacy, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org