Privacy Statement

The International E-Journal of Criminal Sciences is committed to protecting the privacy and security of individuals' personal information. This Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, disclose, and safeguard personal data, and it is in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) applicable in the European Union.

1. Information We Collect

We may collect the following categories of personal information:

  1. Personal Identifiers: This includes but is not limited to names, email addresses, and affiliations.

  2. Submission Information: Information provided during the manuscript submission process, including author names, affiliations, and contact details.

  3. Review Information: Information related to the peer-review process, such as reviewer names and comments.

  4. Usage Data: Data about how you use our website and services, including IP addresses, device information, and browser details.

2. How We Use Your Information

We use the collected information for the following purposes:

  1. Publication and Peer Review: To process and publish submitted manuscripts and facilitate the peer-review process.

  2. Communication: To communicate with authors, reviewers, and editors regarding submissions, reviews, and journal-related updates.

  3. Analytics: To analyze and improve the performance and functionality of our website. This publishing platform may be shared with its developer Public Knowledge Project in an anonymized and aggregated form.

3. Legal Basis for Processing

We process personal data based on the following legal bases:

  1. Contractual Necessity: Processing necessary for the performance of a contract, such as publishing submitted manuscripts.

  2. Legitimate Interests: Processing necessary for our legitimate interests, such as improving our services and communication.

  3. Consent: Processing based on the individual's consent, where applicable.

4. Data Sharing

We may share personal information with:

  1. Authors and Reviewers: Sharing necessary information for manuscript submission, peer review, and publication.

  2. Service Providers: Third-party service providers assisting us in journal management and website hosting.

  3. Legal Compliance: When required by law or in response to a legal request.

5. Your Rights

Under the GDPR, you have the following rights:

  1. Access: The right to access your personal information.

  2. Rectification: The right to correct inaccurate or incomplete personal data.

  3. Erasure: The right to request the deletion of your personal data.

  4. Data Portability: The right to receive your personal data in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format.

  5. Objection: The right to object to the processing of your personal data.

6. Security

We implement appropriate technical and organizational measures to ensure the security of your personal information.

7. Contact Information

If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy or your personal data, please contact us at

8. Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy periodically. The latest version will be posted on our website, and any significant changes will be communicated to you.

By using our services, you agree to the terms outlined in this Privacy Policy.