Collection of Personal Information
We may collect personal information, including name, email address, postal address, and phone number, when users voluntarily provide it to us. This may occur when users subscribe to our journals, submit manuscripts, or communicate with us by email or other means. We may also collect information about users’ interactions with our websites, such as IP addresses, browser type, and other technical information.
Use of Personal Information
We use personal information to provide users with access to our services, to communicate with them about their subscriptions, submissions, or reviews, and to respond to their inquiries or requests. We may also use personal information to improve our services, to conduct research, or for other legitimate purposes consistent with our mission and values.
Sharing of Personal Information
We may share personal information with third-party service providers who assist us in delivering our services or conducting our operations. These may include hosting providers, marketing agencies, payment processors, and other vendors who provide essential services to our business. We may also share personal information with other stakeholders, such as authors or reviewers, as necessary to facilitate the publication process.
We do not share personal information with third parties for marketing purposes or sell personal information to any third party.
Protection of Personal Information
We take reasonable measures to protect personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. We have implemented physical, technical, and administrative safeguards to secure personal information, including data encryption, firewalls, and access controls. We also limit access to personal information to only those employees, agents, and contractors who have a legitimate need to know in order to provide services to our users.
Retention of Personal Information
We retain personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected, or as required by law. When personal information is no longer necessary for our business purposes, we will securely dispose of it in accordance with our data retention policies and procedures.
Rights of Users
Users have the right to access, update, or delete their personal information, subject to certain limitations and exceptions. Users may also withdraw their consent to our use of their personal information at any time. Users may contact us to exercise their rights or to inquire about our privacy practices.
Data Protection Laws
At Oxbridge Publishing House, we are committed to complying with applicable data protection laws and regulations, including the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). We are committed to protecting the privacy rights of all individuals whose personal information we process, regardless of their location.
Links to Third-Party Websites
Our websites may contain links to third-party websites that are not operated by us. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of these third-party websites. Users are advised to review the privacy policies of these websites before providing any personal information.
Our services are not intended for use by children under the age of 16. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 16. If we become aware that we have collected personal information from a child under the age of 16, we will take reasonable steps to delete the information as soon as possible.
International Data Transfers
As an international publisher, we may transfer personal information to countries outside of the European Economic Area (EEA) or other regions with different data protection laws. We take appropriate measures to ensure that personal information is protected in accordance with applicable data protection laws, such as entering into Standard Contractual Clauses with our partners or ensuring that they are Privacy Shield certified.
Marketing and Advertising
We may use personal information to send users promotional communications about our services, products, and events, subject to users’ consent where required by law. Users may opt-out of receiving these communications at any time by following the unsubscribe instructions in the communications.
Data Subject Rights
Users have certain rights with respect to their personal information, as provided by applicable data protection laws. These may include the right to access, rectify, erase, restrict, or object to the processing of personal information, as well as the right to data portability and to withdraw consent to the processing of personal information. Users may contact us to exercise these rights or to inquire about our privacy practices.
Data Breach Notification
In the event of a data breach involving personal information, we will notify affected individuals and authorities as required by applicable data protection laws. We will take appropriate measures to mitigate the impact of the breach and to prevent future breaches from occurring.