According to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (GDPR), we are obliged to inform you how your personal data is administered and processed.
University of Zielona Góra
ul. Licealna 9
65-417 Zielona Góra, Poland
Phone. (+48 68) 3282202, 3282460
Phone./Fax (+48 68) 3270735
Contact to The Data Protection Officer (DPO):
Phone: (+48) 603 474 724
You have the right to access your data and the right to rectify, delete, limit processing, the right to transfer data, the right to object , the right to withdraw your consent at any time. The withdrawal will not affect the lawfulness of processing (if based on consent).
Usage Information and Cookies
We collect information on how the service is accessed and used (“usage data”). This usage data may include information such as your computer Internet Protocol address (IP address), browser type, browser version, pages of our service that you visit, time and date of your visit, time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
This data will be used only for:
- monitoring and improving our service,
- creating statistics for articles and pages.
This data will not be shared with third parties - companies or individuals.
- session cookies and local storage for full service functionality (temporary store user preferences and other data); this data will be cleared at the end of a session.
You can deactivate or block cookies by changing the settings within your web browser.
What kind of personal data we collect
For registered users (authors, reviewers and editors) we collect only information necessary for the journal operations. This information include:
- email address,
- location: city (optional) and country.
This is standard data used in publishing services. You do not have to enter this data, but without this data it is not possible to perform any activities (publication of an article).
We do not collect any sensitive personal data like age, sex or biometric data.
For reviewers, we can additionally collect information concerning scientific fields. This information is entered and used only by editors.
We collect personal data
- when you create an account on our website,
- from publicly available sources, such as science institutions websites or scientists databases (e.g. ORCID, DBLP, ).
Personal data usage
Your personal data will only be used to process and publish your paper, in particular:
- to enable you to access and to use website services,
- to process and publish your paper,
- to send to you messages concerning your article,
- to ensure the process of reviewing or editing papers of other authors.
We may share your personal data with our partners (link) and indexation services (link). The list of partners and indexation services may change.
We do not use data profiling . We do not collect information which is not needed for publishing.
Security of your data
We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal data.
However, you should keep in mind that submission of information over the Internet is never entirely secure. We cannot guarantee the security of information you submit via our website while it is in transit over the Internet and any such submission is at your own risk.
Cross-border data transfers
Your personal data will be published on the Internet and may be available around the world. According to the section “Personal data usage” we may transfer your personal data to our partners or indexations services.
You agree to such cross-border transfers of your personal data.
Updating this statement
You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are familiar with any changes.
This website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of any third party.