Privacy Policy

If you register for our services or make use of them, we will store and process some of your personal information, including, but not limited to, your name, e-mail address, affiliation, postal address, phone number, academic degree, position within your institution or organization, log-in and password details, and communication sent by you.

We will process the personal data you provide to identify you at sign-in, provide you with the services and information, fulfill our contract with you (e.g., to manage and publish your manuscript, etc.), communicate with you, and respond to your questions, requests and comments. We may also use this information internally for analyses that help us to improve our website, services, products and publications, for (behavioral) advertising and marketing, and for identifying and preventing fraud, claims or other liabilities. We may contact you by e-mail to inform you directly about our services, products, and publications, and for other advertising. If the personal information was provided to us by a third party, we may use this information in the same manner as described above.

You may opt-out of direct marketing at any time via opt-out links (where available) or by contacting us at Registration data is kept until you request removal of your account. You can request removal of your account at any time via our website (where option available) or by contacting us at We will erase your personal data within 30 days upon your account removal request.

We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time by posting changes without prior notice. Your continued use of any service following the posting of any changes will mean that you have accepted and agreed to the changes.

If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, please contact us at

This Privacy Policy was last updated on August 26, 2022.