Who We Are
Highlights of Science (we) is a scholarly open access publisher. We publish electronic, peer-reviewed journals through our web-based platform (website). At Highlights of Science, one of the main priorities is your privacy. This document contains types of information that we collect and how we use it.
You may contact us at any time if you have any questions or require any additional information about our Privacy Policy.
By using our service and the website, you hereby consent to our Privacy Policy and agree to its terms.
Information We Collect
The personal information (such as your name, affiliated institution, country, email address, password, academic degree, position within your institution or organization, and your research interests, etc.) that you are asked to provide, and the reasons why you are asked to provide it, will be made clear to you upon our request, e.g. when you register an account with our website.
When you visit/use our website, we may use cookies (What Are Cookies) to collect your geolocation data (e.g. IP address, time-stamp) and the information carried by your device (e.g. referring URLs, the type of the device you are using, its operating system, browser type and version). Your visits to per individual pages will be tracked and be stored on our server as log data.
How We Use the Information
We use the information in various ways, including:
Provide, operate, and maintain our service;
Improve and personalise our service;
Understand and analyse how you use our website;
Develop features and functionality;
Communicate with you to provide you with updates and other information relating to our service, and for marketing and promotional purposes.
Your Rights
We would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:
You can request copies of your personal data.
You can request that we correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request that we complete the information you believe is incomplete.
You can request that we erase your personal data, under certain conditions.
You can request that we transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.
Changes to the Privacy Policy
We may update this Privacy Policy, and any changes introduced will be effective immediately upon the posting on this webpage. If you choose to continue to use our service and our website, this would mean you have agreed to the modifications.
Highlights of Science
20 May 2021
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