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Privacy Statement


We collect personal data, but we respect the privacy and rights of our web site visitors too!

Personal data will be processed based on Consent according to European Union law Art.6(1)(a) GDPR or as legitimate interest in accordance to Art.6(1)(f) of the GDPR.

The names, email addresses, affiliations, job titles, academic degrees, telephone number and postal address submitted to this journal will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of the journal. However, we are required to display the names, email addresses, affiliations, job titles and academic degrees on published articles and on the site in order to operate the journal.

By submitting a manuscript, authors consent to the journal processing their personal data as stipulated in this Privacy Statement and in accordance with the GDPR.

Web site visitors
The site collects stats through a third-party service by sending a cookie to the visitors' computer. However, personally identifiable information such as visitor's name, telephone number, postal address and email address are technically impossible to collect and no attempt is made to do so. The information that is recorded consists of the date and time of visit, ip address, browser (e.g. Firefox 3.5), operating system version (e.g. Windows 7), screen resolution (e.g. 800x600), referring link, the current page url and the current page title. This information is collected solely to improve our operations and for statistical purposes and is not used to identify individuals.

If you have any questions regarding our use of your personal data, do contact us!