IPI Letters (the "Journal") is committed to protecting the privacy of all individuals who submit personal data to the Journal.
The Journal collects and processes personal data in accordance with the UK Data Protection Act 2018 and the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Personal data includes any information that can be used to identify an individual, such as name, email address, postal address, and telephone number.
The Journal only collects personal data that is necessary for the purpose of processing article submissions, publishing articles, and communicating with authors and reviewers. Personal data collected by the Journal may include:
- Email address
- Postal address
- Biographical information
- Manuscript files and supporting documents
The Journal will not sell or otherwise transfer personal data to any third party, except as required by law or as necessary for the purpose of publishing and promoting the articles submitted to the Journal.
The Journal will take appropriate measures to protect personal data from unauthorized access, disclosure, or alteration. The Journal will retain personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purpose for which it was collected, or as required by law.
Authors and reviewers who submit personal data to the Journal have the right to access, correct, or delete their personal data at any time. They may also withdraw their consent to the processing of their personal data by contacting the Journal.
By submitting personal data to the Journal, authors and reviewers acknowledge that they have read and understood this Data Protection Policy, and consent to the collection, processing, and retention of their personal data by the Journal in accordance with this policy.