Privacy Policy

All journals of Dinkum Publishers do not collect information from non-registered users. The data collected from registered users of all journals falls within the scope of the standard functioning of peer-reviewed journals. It includes information that makes communication possible for the editorial process; it enables collecting aggregated data on submissions and publications and tracking geopolitical and social elements of scholarly communication. These journal’s editorial team uses this data to guide its work in publishing and improving these journals. Data that will assist in developing this publishing platform may be shared with its developer  in an anonymized and aggregated form, with appropriate exceptions such as article metrics. The authors published in all journals are responsible for the human subject data that figures in the research reported here. Those involved in editing all journals seek to be compliant with industry standards for data privacy, including the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) provision for ” data subject rights ” that include (a) breach notification; (b) right of access; (c) the right to be forgotten; (d) data portability; and (e) privacy by design. The GDPR also recognizes “the public interest in the availability of the data,” which has a particular saliency for those involved in maintaining, with the greatest integrity possible, the public record of scholarly publishing.