Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Academic Block Publishers (ABP) are committed to protecting its user’s personal information and take reasonable steps to maintain the security, integrity and privacy of any information. This Privacy Policy explains how ABP collects, uses and protects your personal information to provide you access to our site and services. By submitting your information to ABP you consent to the practices described herein.

Definitions

Personal information

Personal information means any information relating to an user who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as:

  • Contact details, such as your full name, email address, postal address and telephone number, geographical location.
  • Educational, nationality and professional background information.
  • Usernames and passwords.
  • Payment information, such as a credit or debit card number.
  • Comments, feedback, posts and other content submitted.
  • Interests and communication preferences including marketing permissions where appropriate.
  • IP address information and information relating to your use of the website.

Processing

Processing means any operation which is performed on personal information, such as collection, recording, organization, structuring, storage, adaptation or any kind of disclosure or other use.

What personal information ABP collects?
The personal information that we collect directly from you depends on the content and features of the Service you use and may include:

  • Account registration information like your name, email address, postal address, phone number.
  • User name, password and related security data.
  • Educational, professional information, such as your field of study, current position, practice area and areas of interests.
  • Content that you upload and share or store in user your account on our website.
  • Payment information, such as a credit or debit card number.
  • Data that you provide to us while using the site, such as your favorites and search queries and key words.
  • Other information, including user’s geographical location, IP address and standard web log information.

As a user of our site, you are under no obligation to provide us with Personal Information, but your refusal to do so may prevent you from using certain features of our site.

How ABP collects your information?
We may collect Information mostly from three sources: directly from your input, from third-party sources, and through automated technologies.

Direct interactions: you may provide us with the personal information when you:

  • Create an account on our website.
  • Subscribe to our content.
  • Submit your work for publication.
  • Contact us or send us feedback.
  • Correspond with us via email or phone.
  • Enter into a contract with us.

Indirect interactions: While you use our website, we may collect information by using cookies. You may see our cookie policy by clicking here.

Third parties and publicly available sources: We may also receive personal data about you from automated tracking technologies on third party websites, other data you may have made publicly available or data provided by third party sources, such as marketing opt-in lists.

How we use your information?

  • Any personal information received by ABP is used to:
  • Enable your access to and use of the website Service.
  • Process and fulfill a request, order, download, subscription or other transaction.
  • Personalize the website for you to make it more relevant to your interests and use.
  • Improve our web Service, such as delete and add the content and features.
  • Communicating with the user to notify the changes, updates and other announcements related to the site.
  • To deliver the marketing communications to the user.
  • For maintaining a safe and secure site.
  • Process and publish your manuscript and to communication about your manuscript
  • Identify usage trends and develop data analysis, including for the purposes of research, audits, reporting and other business operations.
  • For other business purposes that help optimize your experience as you interact with ABP website.

Where ABP discloses your personal information to its agents or sub-contractors for these purposes, the agent or sub-contractor in question will be obligated to use that personal information in accordance with the terms of ABP privacy policy. ABP may disclose your personal information to the extent that it is required to do so by law, in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings, and in order to establish, exercise or defend its legal rights.

Securing your data

ABP is committed to take reasonable technical and organizational measures to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information and to enforce compliance with this Privacy policy. In addition, we also comply with applicable law for protecting Personal information. We provide reasonable security controls to protect electronic data that we receive from you and about you, but please note that no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. In addition, you please note that use of email to transmit Data is insecure and violates ABP privacy policy.

Global data transfer and its use

ABP reserve the right to store and use your personal information in any of the country in which ABP operates in accordance with this privacy policy. In addition, personal information that you submit for publication on the website will be published on the internet and may be available around the world. By using our services or products including this website, you agree to such multinational transfer and use of your personal information.

Updating this Privacy policy

ABP may update this privacy policy by posting a new version on this website. You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are familiar with any changes.

Other websites

This website may contains links to other websites.  Kindly note ABP is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of any third party.

Opt-Out of Communications

ABP provides you the opportunity to exercise an opt-out choice if you do not want to receive communications from us, such as messages or updates from us regarding new services and upgraded policies. You may opt-out by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link within the text of an email. We will process your request to unsubscribe as soon as possible, but please be aware that in some circumstances you may receive a few more messages until the unsubscribe is processed. To opt out of the Google Analytics advertising features, follow the instructions at this link: Google Analytics opt out .

Contact Academic Block

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or ABP’s treatment of your personal information, please send an email to ppolicy@academicblock.com