Privacy Policy

Tech Science Press (TSP, our, us, we) is an international academic publisher for open access journals, where scholars are gathering for academic exchange in scientific fields. We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy as per applicable data protection and privacy laws. This policy describes what data we collect from you, how we process your personal data, and what control and information rights you may have. Below are the details:

 

1. What Data We Collect

When you access our websites, our web servers will create records of your visits automatically. In general, these records include IP-address, access times, pages visited, the content viewed, browser type, operating system and other such information.

If you register for our services, e.g. the submission and peer-review system, you will be asked to register your user account. Your personal information and contact data: names, addresses, email addresses, phone numbers, and age will be collected for registration. If you are paying an Article Processing Charge, or pay for other paid-for services, you will also provide invoice payment details, which may include billing addresses and other contact details.

 

2. Information We Receive from Third Parties

We also collect data about You from third-parties such as those who operate the platform through which articles are submitted and reviewed; article authors, editors and peer reviewers who may recommend you as a potential author, reviewer or editor; publicly available sources to identify potential contributors, editors and peer reviewers.

 

3. How We Process Your Data

For automatically-collected data, we will only use such information to adapt our website to our user needs. For registered data, we will process your personal data for our legitimate interests, such as to administer your account, to manage your manuscript submission/peer-review/publication, to introduce our services and information for advertising purposes, to communicate with you for any questions or comments you have, to deal with enquiries or complaints about the Site and share your information with our website developer, IT support provider, payment services provider and marketing service provider, as necessary to provide customer support, and to prevent fraud and other misuses. TSP may send you emails to draw your attention to our services you might be interested in. You can choose to object to the use of your personal data at any time, and we will withdraw any processing to the extent it is related to such purposes.

 

4. How We Protect Your Data

We value the security of your personal data. We use appropriate physical management and technical measures to safeguard all the data we collect from unauthorized access, disclosure, damage, or loss. Besides, TSP, as an international press, may transfer your personal data to our international servers, and we will make sure to maintain adequate protection of your data as well.

 

5. What Rights You Have

Under the legislation applicable to you, you may have the right to access the personal data we hold about you, to request we update your data as per your proper needs, to object or restrict to our use of your data, and to ask us to delete your personal information in our system. TSP is devoted to maintaining the accuracy and completeness of your personal information.

 

6. Updates to This Policy

TSP reserves the right to update our Privacy Policy from time to time. Please visit our website regularly for any changes there might be for our policy. This policy was latest updated on 31/10/2019.

 

Contact

Should you have any questions, concerns, or comments about our Privacy Policy, please feel free to contact us at our customer service: support@techscience.com.