When you interact with us or our Sites, EWA Publishing may collect personal data about you in the following ways: directly from you; through automated technologies such as cookies; and from other sources, such as our business partners and data processors.
We may collect information directly from you if you use our Sites, visit our office locations, or communicate with us. This information may include the following, depending on how you interact with EWA Publishing:
You may need to create an account with EWA Publishing in order to access certain content and to make use of additional features on our Sites, and some additional information may be requested during registration depending on the content or service you would like to access.
We may automatically collect certain information when you use our Sites, either directly or through our third-party analytics providers. This information may include Internet Protocol (IP) address, browser type and settings, device identifier details, internet service provider (ISP), referring and exit pages, the Site content you interacted with, operating system, clickstream data, location data, or other usage information. We (and third parties acting on our behalf) may collect this information through certain tracking technologies, including first and third-party cookies, web beacons (also known as tracking pixels or pixel tags), embedded scripts, location-identifying technologies, device recognition technologies, and session replay software. We may combine the information collected through these technologies with other information we collect about you.
We do not sell your personal information. EWA Publishing uses this information to enable Site functionality, understand Site interaction trends, gather demographic insights about our user base, personalize your experience on our Sites, and otherwise administer and improve our Sites and services. While we do not currently respond to "do not track" browser signals, you have several options to exercise choices about cookies and tracking technologies.
EWA Publishing may receive information about you from third parties such as: business partners and data processors in technical, payment and/or delivery services; advertising, marketing, digital and social media agencies; data brokers; analytics providers; academic institutions; journal owners, societies and similar organizations; search information providers; third parties who may recommend you as a potential author, reviewer, editor or contributor; and credit reference agencies.
If you choose to register and sign in by using social media or other third-party accounts as an identity service (such as your Facebook or Google account), the authentication of your account is managed by that third party. EWA Publishing will collect your name, email address and any other information that you agree to share with us at the time you give permission for your EWA Publishing account to be linked to your third-party account.
You should be aware that personal data (such as your name, social media handle, image, avatar, email address, or other identifier) that you voluntarily make publicly available by posting online to other users (e.g., on social media, forums, comments, or in chat rooms) could be collected and disclosed by others. EWA Publishing cannot prevent or monitor the collection or disclosure of publicly available personal data you post online.
Depending on how you interact with EWA Publishing, and with your prior consent where necessary, EWA Publishing may use your personal data for purposes of:
In addition, we may use your personal data for other purposes that we may notify you of from time to time where we have a legitimate business interest, your prior consent, or another lawful basis to do so. We use the information collected through automated technologies for the purposes described in the "Information Collected Through Automated Technologies" section above.
EWA Publishing may aggregate or de-identify information so that it can no longer identify you. Subject to applicable laws, EWA Publishing may use this aggregated or de-identified information for analytical purposes, such as developing and improving our products and services, identifying industry trends and developments, and benchmarking. Where permitted by law, we may share aggregated or de-identified information with third parties.
We may share your personal data as follows:
Within EWA Publishing. We may share your personal data with our subsidiary and affiliate companies for the purposes described in the "Use of Your Information" section above.
With our service providers. We may share your personal data with service providers that perform services on our behalf, including administrative, information technology, website and platform hosting, editing, production, payment, business management, analytics, content management, indexing, archiving, lead generation, and marketing services. Before we share your personal data with any service provider, they must agree to comply with applicable laws, maintain strong data security, and only process personal data as we instruct.
With partner organizations. We may share your personal data with certain partners, including:
With other third parties. We may share your personal data where we have a good faith belief that disclosure is necessary to comply with the law or with legal process, to protect and defend our rights and property, to protect the safety or property of our users or the general public, or protect against misuse or unauthorized use of our Sites and services. We may also share your personal data in connection with a corporate transaction, such as a transfer of a journal or other assets, merger, acquisition, consolidation, change of control, or other corporate combination.
We retain your personal data for as long as necessary to carry out the purposes described above and for any additional period that may be required by law.
The security, integrity, and confidentiality of your personal data is important to EWA Publishing. We store most information about you in computer systems and databases operated by us or our service providers. Some information about you is recorded in paper files that we store securely. We have implemented technical, administrative, and physical security measures that are designed to protect personal data throughout our systems from unauthorized access, disclosure, use, and modification. We regularly review our security procedures to consider appropriate new technology and methods. Please be aware that, despite our best efforts, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable.
You have the right to request to:
If you submit a request which cannot be fully or partially fulfilled for legal or technical reasons, an explanation for this limitation will be provided. You also have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority. You will not receive discriminatory treatment by us for the exercise of any of your rights.
To exercise your rights, you may submit a request to us by email at email@example.com or by phone at +86 173 1013 1679. Only you, your authorized representative, or you on behalf of your minor child may submit a request. For the protection of all individuals' personal data, we will only process your request if we can reasonably verify that you are, or are the authorized representative of, the person whose personal data we hold.
If at any point you wish to review or change your preferences regarding marketing communications, you can use the "opt-out" or unsubscribe mechanism or other means provided within the communications that you receive from us, or submit an email request to firstname.lastname@example.org. Note that you may still receive transactional communications from EWA Publishing if you engage with our products or services.
If you have any comments, requests, or questions, please email us at email@example.com. You may contact EWA Publishing's Data Protection Officer using the details found here: Contact