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Privacy Policy

 

At ERUDITUS, we are committed to maintaining the privacy of our visitors and users.

 

The present Privacy Policy document has been developed considering the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and EU Guidelines on Transparency under Regulation 2016/679 and its last revision DD 11.04.2018.

This Privacy Policy contains the types of information that are collected and processed by ERUDITUS, accessible at Eruditus-publishing.com and Eruditus-journals.com (hereinafter – website), as well as how we use them.

 

Quick links:

 

  1. Category of collected data

  2. The publicly available data

  3. How do we collect your data?

  4. The use & purpose of collected data

  5. Service providers & Analytics

  6. Certain Disclosures

  7. E-mail subscription & Marketing

  8. Your data protection rights

  9. About cookies

  10. Manage your cookies

  11. Privacy policies of other websites

  12. Children's Information

  13. Online Privacy Policy Only

  14. Changes to our privacy policy

  15. How to contact us

 

 

 

Category of Collected Data

 

A. Log files:

ERUDITUS follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this; it is a part of hosting services' analytics. The information collected by log files include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and, possibly, the number of clicks.

These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analysing trends, administering the site, tracking users' movements on the website, and gathering demographic information.

 

B. Personal Data

You can generally visit the website without revealing any personally identifiable information about yourself, and you do not need an account to read or download journals’ content.

 

We collect the personal data in the following cases:

1. If you are an author and wish to submit your paper, you need to sign up and provide us with following personal information:

  • Full name

  • Affiliation

  • E-mail

  • Phone number

  • Mailing address

  • ORCID

 

2. If you are a customer and wish to place an order, you need to provide us with the following personal information for completing your order and check out:

  • Full name

  • E-mail

  • Payment details

  • Phone number

 

3. If you fill an application to join our team, you provide us with the following information:

  • Full name

  • Affiliation

  • E-mail

  • Phone number

  • Mailing address

  • ORCID

  • Your qualification and job experience

  • Other requested information

 

4. If you are a editorial member/ collaborator/ staff, you provide us with your CV and the required information, including but not limited to, personal data, contact and payments details, etc.

 

The Publicly Available Data

 

Personal information provided by authors, including name and surname, e-mail, ORCID, and affiliation will be indicated in the published paper and on the journal’s website. Authors, by submitting their papers, express their consent to publish the above-mentioned personal data as a term of publication of an open access article under copyright license CC BY 4.0.

Authors should be aware that the publications are open-access, and the listed published personal data is publicly available to everyone.

 

The published articles, along with authors’ public data will be archived in special archives in order to maintain the permanency and restoration, and will be indexed in different databases.  

 

 

How Do We Collect Your Data?

 

You directly provide us with most of the data we collect. We collect data and process data when you:

  • Register online or place an order for any of our services;

  • Fill out a job application, deliberately;

  • Voluntarily complete a customer survey or provide feedback on any of our message boards or via -email;

  • Use or view our website via your browser’s cookies.

 

 

Use & Purpose of the Collected Data

 

We use the collected data for following purposes:

  • Authors’ data: For general author-editorial management for the purpose of publishing articles;

  • Applicants’ data: For recruitment and professional collaboration;

  • Customers’ data: For processing orders and providing with the requested services;

  • Collaborators (editorial members, reviewers, staff): For administrative, compliance, organizational, accountancy purposes, and for general publishing and human resource management;

  • We archive necessary data for bookkeeping, tax, legal, and compliance purposes.

 

The provided data – including additional personal information such as phone number, mailing address, etc. – will be used by the journals and Publisher exclusively for the purpose of communicating with authors, applicants, and customers, and will not be shared or made available for any other purpose or to any other party.

 

Collecting your data help us to:

  • Process your manuscript and manage publishing;

  • Offer you employment/collaboration;

  • Process your order;

  • Manage your account;

  • Collaborate with you;

  • Manage the publishing process;

  • Avoid conflicts of interests;

  • E-mail you with special offers.

 

 

 

Service Providers & Analytics

 

We may employ third-party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service ("Service Providers"), to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist us in analysing how our Service is used.

These third parties have access to your personal data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.

We may use third-party Service Providers to monitor and analyse the use of our Service.

Furthermore, when we process your order, your data may be sent to – and also use the resulting information from – credit reference agencies to prevent fraudulent purchases.

 

Certain Disclosures

 

We may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or subpoena or if we believe that such action is necessary to:

  • conform to the law or comply with legal process served on us or affiliated parties;

  • protect and defend our rights and intellectual property, our site, the users of our site, and/or our affiliated parties, etc.;

  • act under circumstances to protect the safety of users of our site, us, or third parties.

 

 

 

E-mail Subscription & Marketing

 

We may send you information about news, events, special offers and services of ours that we think you might like.

If you have agreed to receive these kinds of e-mails, you may always opt out at a later date.

 

Your Data Protection Rights

 

At ERUDITUS we would like to make sure you are fully aware of all your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

  • The right to access – You have the right to request copies of your personal data from us. We may charge you a small fee for this service.

  • The right to rectification – You have the right to request the completion or correction of any information you believe is inaccurate or incomplete.

  • The right to erasure – You have the right to request that we erase your personal data, under certain conditions.

  • The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

  • The right to object to processing – You have the right to object us processing your personal data, under certain conditions.

  • The right to data portability – You have the right to request that we transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

 

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us by e-mail:   dp @ eruditus-publishing.com

 

About Cookies

 

Like any other website, ERUDITUS uses ‘cookies.’ Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information. These cookies are used to store information, including visitors' preferences, and the pages on the website that the visitor accessed or visited. The information is used to optimize the users' experience by customizing our web page content based on their browser type and/or other information.

When you visit our websites, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology.

For more general information on cookies, please read the "What Are Cookies" article on the Cookie Consent website or visit allaboutcookies.org.

 

Types of Cookies we use

There are a number of different types of cookies, however, our website uses:

  • Essential cookies – These cookies enable core functionality such as security, verification of identity and network management. These cookies cannot be disabled;

  • Functional cookies – These cookies collect data to remember choices users make to improve and give a more personalised experience. These could include what language you prefer and location you are in;

  • Analytics cookies – These cookies help us to understand how visitors interact with our website, discover errors and provide a better overall analytics;

  • Marketing cookies – These cookies are used to track advertising effectiveness to provide a more relevant service and deliver better ads that suit your interests.

 

Manage Your Cookies

 

You can choose to disable cookies through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers' respective websites.

Additionally, these websites tell you how to remove cookies from your browser. In a few cases, however, some of our website features may not function as a result.

 

 

Privacy Policies of Other Websites

 

The present Privacy Policy applies only to our website and not to any other websites or advertisers. Our website contains links to other websites, so, if you click on a link to another website, you should read their privacy policy, which may include their practices and instructions about how to opt out of certain options.

Some advertisers or linked sites may use cookies and web beacons. Third-party ad servers or ad networks use technologies like cookies, JavaScript, or web beacons in their respective advertisements and links that appear on our website, which are sent directly to users' browsers. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. These technologies are used to measure the effectiveness of their advertising campaigns and/or to personalize the advertising content that you see on websites that you visit.

Note that ERUDITUS has no access to or control over these cookies used by third-party advertisers.

 

 

Children's Information

 

Another part of our priority is adding protection for children using the internet. We encourage parents and guardians to observe, participate in, monitor and/or guide their online activity.

ERUDITUS does not knowingly collect any personal identifiable information from children. If you think that your child provided this kind of information on our website, we strongly encourage you to contact us immediately, and we will do our best to promptly remove such information from our records.

 

Online Privacy Policy Only

 

This Privacy Policy applies only to our online activities and is valid for visitors to our website with regards to the information that they share and/or collect on our website. This policy is not applicable to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website.

 

 

Changes to the privacy policy

 

ERUDITUS keeps its privacy policy under regular review and places any updates on this web page. You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

 

This Privacy Policy was last updated on 19 March 2021.

This Privacy Policy is an integral part of the Terms & Conditions.

 

 

 

How to contact us

 

If you have any questions about our company’s privacy policy, the data about you that we hold, or if you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Email us at: dp @ eruditus-publishing.com

Or contact us via this form.