Privacy Statement

UNIVERSITY JOURNAL OF MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY AND ORAL SCIENCES

 

PRIVACY STATEMENT : We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This Privacy Policy sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, will be processed by us.

The following are our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.

  1. Information that we collect from you

We may collect and process the following data about you (or any third party for whom you are acting) :

  • Information that you (or any third party using our site on your behalf) provided during the registration process in University Journal of  Maxillofacial Surgery and Oral Sciences at the time to use our site, subscribing to our service, posting material.
  • We may make quarries from you when you report about any problem with the website or by permitting a third party to make transactions or make enquiries on the site on your behalf. Further, you hereby confirm that such a third party has your consent to do so.
  • If you (or any third party for whom you are acting) contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
  • Details of your visits to our site including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs, and other communication data.

Device information

We may collect device-specific information (such as your hardware model, operating system version, unique device identifiers, and mobile network information including phone number).

  • Location information

When you use University Journal of  Maxillofacial Surgery and Oral Sciences website, we may collect and process information about your actual location. We may use various technologies to determine location, including IP address, GPS etc

  1. IP Addresses and Cookies

We may collect information about your personal computer, operating system, and browser type,  your IP address etc.  This is statistical data about website users, browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.

For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalized service. The cookies enable  us:

  • To estimate website visitors and usage patterns.
  • To recognize you (or any third party for whom you are acting) when you visit the website of the University Journal of  Maxillofacial Surgery and Oral Sciences.
  • You have the right to refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser.  However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our site. If you have adjusted your browser setting to refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you log on to our site.
  1. Storage of your personal  data

The data that we collect from you (or any third party for whom you are acting) will not be transferred to, or stored at, a destination outside the journal website.

All the information provided by you is stored on our secure servers where you are asked to choose  a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site,  You are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We advise you not to share a password with anyone.

Although we will do our best to protect your personal data but we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site and any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorized access.

  1. Ways of using personal information

We use information held about you (or any third party for whom you are acting) in the following ways :

  1. To ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
  2. To provide you (or any third party for whom you are acting) with information, products, or services that you (or any third party for whom you are acting) request from us or which we feel may interest you (or any third party for whom you are acting), where you (or any third party for whom you are acting) have consented to be contacted for such purposes.
  3. To allow you (or any third party for whom you are acting) to participate in interactive features of our service when you (or any third party for whom you are acting) choose to do so.
  4. To notify you (or any third party for whom you are acting) about the services or changes to our service.

We may also use your data (or that of any third party for whom you are acting), or permit selected third parties to use your data, to provide you (or any third party for whom you are acting) with information about goods and services which may be of interest to you (or any third party for whom you are acting) and we or they may contact you by emails, or SMS or WhatsApp messages (or any third party for whom you are acting) about these by post or telephone.

Whatever information about you that will be entered in our system by a third party for the making of transactions or enquiries through our site on your behalf, will be collected and used for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy.

  • Disclosure of your personal  information

We may disclose your personal information (or that of any third party for whom you are acting) to any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries.

We may disclose your personal information (or that of any third party for whom you are acting) to third parties if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation.

  • Your rights

You (or any third party for whom you are acting) have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You (or any third party for whom you are acting) can also exercise the right at any time by contacting the Editor  at [email protected] 

Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

  • Changes to Privacy Policy

Any changes we may make to our Privacy Policy in the future will be posted on this page.

  • Contact

Questions, comments, and requests regarding this Privacy Policy are welcomed and should be addressed to the  Editor at  [email protected]

The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the above-stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.