Privacy policy


At Science Open Library, we aim to ensure that all our scientific research papers and journals are indicative of the highest publishing ethics and standards, to ensure a smooth and seamless peer review process to be considered for publishing. In this process, we need to collect the information from authors regarding the work, however we do not misuse the data collected from authors in any form. Our Privacy Policy applies to the information gathering and dissemination practices for websites and archives. This Privacy Policy is designed to inform you about the types of information that we may collect from you when you use our Web Services. It explains how we use and disclose that information and your rights in relation to that information.

Our editorial board upholds exceptional standards for establishing credibility and originality of the data presented and is uncompromising with regards to unfair and unethical author practices, to prevent misuse and exploitation of works credited to other authors.

Personal Information

When you submit the paper to us, we may ask for or receive "Personal Information" about you. Personal Information is information that enables us to identify you or information that relates to you. Personal Information may include your name and physical address, email addresses, telephone numbers, online identifiers, location data, information regarding your research. The required data will be published online to recognize the author of paper. The personal information other than the information publicly available will not be shared with third parties.

Retention of Personal Information

We retain indefinitely all the personal information we gather about visitors or subscribers as necessary to fulfill our contract with you. We retain indefinitely certain anonymized information we gather about visitors or subscribers for the legitimate purpose of performing website analytics and providing use of our website to all visitors in an efficient, practical, and relevant way.

GDPR compliance regarding your Personal Data

Under the GDPR, EU-based visitors and subscribers have the rights to request from us access to Personal Data we store about you, to amend (or modify) the data, to restrict our processing of the Personal Data, to erase the data from our website or from our records. If you wish to invoke a right under the GDPR, you may contact us at contact@sciol.org. Please use the subject line "GDPR query" in the subject line. Your e-mail should include a sufficiently detailed description of the GDPR right with which you seek assistance.

Cookies

A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard drive by a webpage server. We use cookies to deliver faster and more accurate results and a more personalized site experience. We also use cookies to track clickstreams, for load balancing, and for analytic purposes. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to a site, where visitors have navigated to a site from and the pages they visit whilst on a site.

Legal process

Science Open Library reserves the right to share your information to respond to duly authorized information requests of governmental authorities or where required by law.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, please contact us at contact@sciol.org

We expect authors, editors, reviewers and readers to conform to these policies as a means of reflecting good practice, trust and integrity.