PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT
When you visit the Site, we automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device. Additionally, as you browse the Site, we collect information about the individual web pages or products that you view, what websites or search terms referred you to the Site, and information about how you interact with the Site. We refer to this automatically-collected information as “Device Information.”
We collect Device Information using the following technologies:
- “Cookies” are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit https://www.allaboutcookies.org.
- “Log files” track actions occurring on the Site, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps.
- “Web beacons,” “tags,” and “pixels” are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the Site.
Additionally when you make a purchase or attempt to make a purchase through the Site, we collect certain information from you, including your name, billing address, shipping address, payment information (including credit card numbers, PayPal (Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover credit and debit cards), International Bank Wire Transfer to our USA/UK/Indian Bank Accounts, TT, NEFT, RTGS, Foreign Demand Draft, Bank Cheque, Stripe, Bitcoin, Western Union, MoneyGram, PayTM, PayU etc.) email address, and phone number. We refer to this information as “Author Information.”
Information we collect
The Service collects information from you in two ways: directly from your input and automatically through the Service’s technologies.
The types of personal information that the Service collects directly from you depends on the content and features you use and may include:
Contact details, such as your name, email address, postal address and telephone number;
Educational, professional, and other background information, such as field of study, current position, practice and your interests;
Account login credentials, such as usernames and passwords;
Payment information, such as a credit or debit card number;
Social network information, such as your social media handles;
Contributions, such as comments, feedback, posts and other content; and
Communication preferences, such as e-alerts.
The Service also automatically collects information about your use of the Service, such as:
Computer, device and connection information, such as IP address, browser type and version, operating system, mobile platform, unique device identifier and other technical identifiers;
Usage data, such as clickstream data, including date and time stamp and referring and exit pages, search terms you used, and pages you visited or searched for on the Service; and
For location-aware services, the physical location of your device.
Name of correspondence author, Correspondence authors email address, Title of research, Co-author information, complete research material and manuscript with it’s copyright, Full postal address with pin/zip code, DDC/LCC/ACM/UDC Classification Number (optional), Article Type, Customer Preferences and remarks, resume, University, profile, photographs, past (previous) papers published and their information, Number of Journals in which Editorial Board Member, projects being handled, Number of Research Scholars have Guided, etc.
HOW DO WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?
We use the Author, Publication and Order Information that we collect generally to fulfill any orders placed through the Site (including processing your payment information, arranging for shipping, and providing you with invoices and/or order confirmations). Additionally, we use this Order Information to:
Communicate with you;
Screen our orders for potential risk or fraud; and
When in line with the preferences you have shared with us, provide you with information or advertising relating to our products or services.
We use the Device Information that we collect to help us screen for potential risk and fraud (in particular, your IP address), and more generally to improve and optimize our Site (for example, by generating analytics about how our customers browse and interact with the Site, and to assess the success of our marketing and advertising campaigns).
Global Journals is committed to deliver a relevant and useful experience to you. To that end we may use your personal information to:
Provide the Service to you, such as allow access or delivery and process or fulfill an order or transaction;
Offer you customized content and individualized personalization of the Service to make it more relevant to your interests and geography;
Enhance and improve the Service, such as add new content and features;
Notify you about changes or updates and provide you with special offers, promotions, surveys and other information related to the Service;
Deliver in-Service advertisements and related promotional campaigns relevant to your interests;
Provide you with technical, product and other support and help to keep the Service working, safe and secure; and
Identify, analyze and evaluate usage, including for the purposes of research, audits, reporting and paying royalties and license fees to third-party content providers.
We may also use your personal information to:
Respond to your requests, inquiries, comments or concerns;
Conduct and administer surveys;
Provide you with relevant special offers, promotions and other information about products, events and services of ours, our affiliates and non-affiliated third parties such as societies and sponsors; and
Enhance and improve our products, events and services and develop new ones;
We may on occasion also match or combine the personal information that you provide with information that we obtain from other sources or that is already in our records, whether collected online or offline or by predecessor or affiliated group companies, for the purposes described above.
SHARING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We share your Personal Information with third parties to help us use your Personal Information, as described above. For example, We also use Google Analytics to help us understand how our customers use the Site--you can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/. You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Finally, we may also share your Personal Information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or another lawful request for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights.
As described above, we use your Personal Information to provide you with targeted advertisements or marketing communications we believe may be of interest to you. For more information about how targeted advertising works, you can visit the Network Advertising Initiative’s (“NAI”) educational page at https://www.networkadvertising.org/understanding-online-advertising/how-does-it-work.
You can opt out of targeted advertising by:
FACEBOOK - https://www.facebook.com/settings/?tab=ads
GOOGLE - https://www.google.com/settings/ads/anonymous
BING - https://advertise.bingads.microsoft.com/en-us/resources/policies/personalized-ads
Additionally, you can opt out of some of these services by visiting the Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out portal at: https://optout.aboutads.info/.
DO NOT TRACK
Please note that we do not alter our Site’s data collection and use practices when we see a Do Not Track signal from your browser.
If you are a European resident, you have the right to access personal information we hold about you and to ask that your personal information be corrected, updated, or deleted. If you would like to exercise this right, please contact us through the contact information below.
Additionally, if you are a European resident we note that we are processing your information in order to fulfill contracts we might have with you (for example if you make an order through the Site), or otherwise to pursue our legitimate business interests listed above. Additionally, please note that your information will be transferred outside of Europe, including to Canada and the United States.
When you place an order through the Site, we will maintain your Order Information for our records unless and until you ask us to delete this information.
The Site is not intended for individuals under the age of 18.
For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact us by e-mail at legals [AT] globaljournals [DOT] org or by mail using the details provided below:
945 Concord Streets, Framingham, MA, 01701, United States