Privacy Statement

the DRAFT version updated on 02/05/2021

Introduction

We appreciate our relationship with you and understand the importance of respecting and using your privacy.

This policy (together with any other tools referred to in it) set out the basis on which any personal information you send to us (or data we obtain about you from other sources) will be processed (meaning collected, stored, and otherwise used) by us.

Please note that this policy may be supplemented by the terms which are found on the www.ojs.uaecs.org/useful website, including other UAECS websites on which you may register.

Please read this policy carefully as it lays out what you can expect from us and our contact details if you have and would like to ask any questions or concerns about how we handle your personal information.

Your Rights

Data protection law offers you a variety of rights to protect your data. It is vital that you understand your rights and what you can do to protect your privacy concerning the process of UAECS using your personal information.

Information obtained from you – you may send information to us while you are:

a) Using our online platforms. This includes information that you provide when you: 

  • register to use any of our websites, products, or services; subscribe to one of our services; 
  • participate in a discussion group; 
  • request a complimentary copy of a book; 
  • place an order; 
  • make an application for employment; 
  • or report a problem with our site or request content or other information from us.

b) You have interacted with us via telephone, email, or otherwise.

The information you provide can include:

  • your name, email address, street address, mailing address, telephone number, financial or credit card details, academic institution, fellowship or residency, work title, or subject specialism.

Any personal information we obtain from you may include some information you have not given us yourself.

In some instances, we can collect some data from public domain sources, including your contact information, areas of interest, courses you teach, and your institutional affiliation. When we share your data, we carefully consider whether it is in your interest and consider any effect on your rights, and we will let you know if we do this, including your right to opt-out of communications from us.

Data from third parties – we can get information about you from them.

We use business partners such as web hosts, email providers, and list brokers to deliver our goods, services, and communications, and they can provide us with additional details about you. We are gathering the details of your content that you have downloaded or viewed via the UAECS web portals and other websites.

We collect information about your computer/device when you visit our websites.

We use cookies (small text files that are installed on your computer) to ensure the best possible experience for you while visiting our websites. Your browser allows you to monitor the cookies that are enabled. This can be used not to make those features operate properly.

The collected details include, without limitation, the IP address used, your browser type and version, the type of device used, and the time zone setting. We will also collect information about and visit you make to our website, including which website you were on directly before navigating to our site and how you have progressed to and from our site.

The Google User ID helps us connect individual user visits/website sessions from various devices with a specific user ID. Google only collects aggregated information, and we do not collect personal information. We can use the Google User ID function to merge data from unauthenticated sessions and authenticated sessions with the contact database. We use this data to understand users better and to satisfy the needs of users. You can opt-out of Google Analytics by using the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on, accessible at http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. If you prefer not to receive marketing and advertisement, you will get less personalized marketing and advertising.