Monthly Academic Journal of Social Sciences

1. Privacy Policy

This Privacy Notice explains how European Journal of Social Sciences (EJSS) ® published by UK Education Consultancy Services Ltd, (Company Number 10459935 Registered in England) processes your personal information and your rights in relation to the personal information. Our policy takes into account the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act) and, with effect from 25 May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

1.1 How we collect your personal information

1.1.1 Information which you provide to us

This information is generally provided by you when you

1. Engage with us as authors, peer-reviewers, editor and/or advisor, fill in forms on our website or our apps, for example to order products or services, to sign up for a mailing list, or to register to use our website, make an application for employment, add to comments section, complete surveys or testimonials and/or request any information from us.

2. Communicate with us by post, telephone, fax, email, social media etc

The information you give may include biographical information (your name, title, date of birth, age and gender, academic institution, affiliation, job title, subject specialism), contact information (email address, mailing address, telephone number) and financial or credit card details.

1.1.2 Information we collect about you

We do not collect any details of your browsing on our websites. Please see our Cookie Policy. You can disable cookies through your web browser’s settings and still access our websites.

1.1.3 Information from other sources

Data analysis partner such as Google who analyse visits to our websites and apps. This includes browser type, browsing behaviour, type of device, geographical location (only country). This does not include any personal information of the website visitor.

1.2 How we use your information

1.2.1 When you engage as an author or peer reviewer or editor or advisor for European Journal of Social Sciences (EJSS)®, your information which you submit is stored on the web-based academic journal management system epress (www.epress.ac.uk) of University of Surrey. Read their Privacy Policy at www.epress.ac.uk/privacy.html

We use this information for communication with you for sending article review requests and for the purpose of peer review and editorial process only.

1.2.2 When you subscribe to European Journal of Social Sciences (EJSS)®, we collect your personal information (Name, Email and affiliation). We use this information to carry out subscription obligations only.

1.2.3 When you fill out ‘Work with Us’ or ‘Contact’ Us forms or upload manuscripts on our websites, the personal information submitted by you is used solely for the purpose for which the form was filled.

1.3 Sharing your information with third parties

We do not share your personal data with any Third party. When you engage as an author or peer reviewer or editor or advisor your information which you submit is stored on the web-based journal management system epress (www.epress.ac.uk) Read their Privacy Policy at https://www.epress.ac.uk/privacy.html

1.4 Transfer outside the European Economic Area (EEA)

We do not transfer personal information to any third party within or outside the European Economic Area (EEA).

1.5 How long do we keep your information

We retain information about you for as long as it is required to provide our products or services to you or is necessary for our legal purposes or our legitimate interests.

However, the information can be erased, restricted for use or modified by sending an email request to info@EJSS.co.uk .

To receive information that we hold about you, an email request should be sent to info@EJSS.co.uk .

1.6 Your rights in respect of your personal information

Data protection legislation gives you a number of rights to protect you against an organisation mishandling your personal information.

1.6.1 Under the Data protection Act you have the following rights

a) to obtain access to, and copies of, the personal information that we hold about you;

b) to require that we cease processing your personal information if the processing is causing you damage or distress; and

c) to require us not to send you marketing communications.

1.6.2 With effect from 25 May 2018 after GDPR, you have the following additional rights

a) To request that we erase your personal data;

b) To request that we restrict our data processing activities in relation to your personal data; c) To receive from us the personal data we hold about you, which you have provided to us, in a reasonable format specified by you, including for the purpose of transmitting that personal data to another data controller; and

d) To require us to correct the personal data we hold about you if it is incorrect.

Please note that the above rights are not absolute, and requests may be refused where exceptions apply.

1.7 Contact us

If you have any comments, questions or concerns about anything you have read on this page or you are concerned how your personal information has been handled by European Journal of Social Sciences (EJSS)®. you can contact us at info@EJSS.co.uk

1.8 Referral to the UK Information Commissioner

If you are an EU Citizen and are not satisfied with how we are processing your personal data, you can refer us to the Information Commissioner. You can find out more about your rights under data protection legislation from the Information Commissioner’s Office website available at: www.ico.org.uk

1.9 Changes in our Privacy Policy

If we make changes to this policy we will detail them on this page. If it is appropriate we may provide you with details by email; we suggest that you regularly visit this page to see any changes or updates to this policy.

Page last updated Nov 21, 2018