We recognize that internet users are concerned about the information they may divulge when interacting online and how that information is stored and processed. Furthermore, users are concerned about what information is collected about them passively when visiting websites. This Privacy Statement outlines Manuscript Manager’s approach to privacy and obligations under EU general data protection regulation 2016/679 (GDPR).
Protection of your personal data
We take all practical and applicable security measures to protect personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access. We use industry standard norms to ensure as best we can that data integrity and security is maintained.
Personal and non-personal data collected in Manuscript Manager is not used by us for any reason commercial or otherwise. Data collected is controlled and used by our customers who are obligated to comply with all the relevant regulations including the EU general data protection regulation 2016/679 (GDPR).
Manuscript Manager uses session cookies to store operational data during navigation of our website to enhance the user experience. Session cookies are typically used to store passwords and IDs related to the user. Upon leaving the website, these cookies are destroyed. Data collected in session cookies are not used for any purpose other than navigation of the website and are not used or available to our customers.
Non-personal usage data from our commercial website is stored for analytical purposes for up to 50 months.
Checking and amending your personal data
Personal data is held by the various journals, publishers, and foundations within Manuscript Manager. If you are unsure if any personal data about you exist, you can attempt to sign in to the relevant site by using your email – and password retrieval from the sign in page – for the relevant organization. Alternatively, you can contact the organization directly who can check for you. If you suspect you have an account containing personal data in Manuscript Manager but cannot retrieve a password, you are welcome to contact us and we can help you on behalf of our customers.
Any personal information can be found in the ‘profile’ section of the program once you have signed in. This information can be amended and updated by you at any time.
Changes to this privacy statement