Privacy Policy

The General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (GDPR) is a regulation in EU law on data protection and privacy in the European Union (EU) and the European Economic Area (EEA). It also addresses the transfer of personal data outside the EU and EEA areas.

GJPB follows the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) guidelines.

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GJPB is responsible for keeping your confidence and faith with admiration to your privacy. We treat personal data as confidential information and share it only for the purpose of the journal activities of which a data subject has been informed. This privacy policy explains the information we collect, use and share your personal information.

Information we collect

  • Account login IDs, such as usernames and passwords, and similar security information.

  • At the time of registration/Login, authors provide their contact details, such as name, email address, affiliation, department, degree, address/country, and institutional postal address.

  • Other profile information, including educational and professional status such as current position/place of work, interest areas, the field of study and gender, ORCID ID.

  • Data/Content related to manuscripts that you upload and share or store in your account, such as comments, contributions, and responses.

  • Moreover, any information about registered users that was created after their registration (e.g., the results of a peer review, editorial decisions, turnaround time, and/or any comments on authors or reviews):

GJPB does not collect more personal data than needed and collects the data in a lawful manner and for specified, explicit, and legitimate purposes [GDPR Art. 5(1)(a) and (b)]. GJPB collects personal data for publication and communication regarding journal activities.

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Indeed, the GDPR provides for many derogations or exemptions from its certain provisions based on “journalistic purposes and the purposes of academic, artistic or literary expression” or “archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes, or statistical purposes [GDPR Art. 89].

Where personal data are processed for archiving purposes in the public interest, Union or Member State law may provide for derogations from the rights referred to in GDPR Articles 15, 16, 18, 19, 20 and 21 subjects to the conditions and safeguards referred to in paragraph 1 of this Article [GDPR Art. 89] in so far as such rights are likely to render impossible or seriously impair the achievement of the specific purposes, and such derogations are necessary for the fulfillment of those purposes.

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Principles relating to the processing of personal data [GDPR Art. 5]

Personal data may be stored for longer periods insofar as the personal data will be processed solely for archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes, or statistical purposes in accordance with GDPR Art. 89.

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Suitable Recitals

Principles of Data Processing [GDPR Recital 39]

Right of Rectification and Erasure [GDPR Recital 65]

Processing for Archiving, Scientific or Historical Research or Statistical Purposes [GDPR Recital 156]

Information from Registries and Scientific Research [GDPR Recital 157]

In order to facilitate scientific research, personal data can be processed for scientific research purposes, subject to appropriate conditions and safeguards set out in Union or Member State law.

Processing for Archiving Purposes [GDPR Recital 158]

Processing for Scientific Research Purposes [GDPR Recital 159]

Consenting to the Participation in Clinical Trials [GDPR Recital 161]

Processing for Statistical Purposes [GDPR Recital 162]

GJPB may also collect personal data on potential authors or reviewers from publicly available information for journal activities. GJPB inform the data subject from which source the personal data originate, and if applicable, whether it came from publicly accessible sources [GDPR Art. 14 (2)(f)]

Processing and freedom of expression and information [GDPR Art. 85 (2)]

For processing carried out for journalistic purposes or the purpose of academic artistic or literary expression, Member States shall provide for exemptions or derogations from Chapter II (principles), Chapter III (rights of the data subject), Chapter IV (controller and processor), Chapter V (transfer of personal data to third countries or international organisations), Chapter VI (independent supervisory authorities), Chapter VII (cooperation and consistency) and Chapter IX (specific data-processing situations) if they are necessary to reconcile the right to the protection of personal data with the freedom of expression and information.

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Processing of Personal Data Solely for Journalistic Purposes or for the Purposes of Academic, Artistic or Literary Expression [GDPR Recital 153]

The processing of personal data solely for journalistic purposes, or for the purposes of academic, artistic or literary expression should be subject to derogations or exemptions from certain provisions of this Regulation if necessary to reconcile the right to the protection of personal data with the right to freedom of expression and information, as protected in Article 11 of the Charter. 2. This should apply in particular to the processing of personal data in the audio-visual field and in news archives and press libraries.

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Data Transfers due to Important Reasons of Public Interest [GDPR Recital 112]

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Derogation for specific situations[GDPR Art. 49 (1)].

Academic journals, however, need not be unduly concerned because the GDPR allows exemption or derogation for them.

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

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