Privacy Statement

1. Introduction

The MULTIDISCIPLINARY JOURNAL OF INSTRUCTION (MDJI) (hereinafter referred to as "MDJI" or "the Journal") takes the privacy of its users (authors, reviewers, editors, readers) very seriously. This Privacy Statement outlines how we collect, use, disclose, and protect your personal information.

2. Information We Collect

MDJI collects the following types of information:

  • Registration Data: When you register for an account on the MDJI website, you may be asked to provide your name, email address, affiliation, and other relevant information.
  • Manuscript Data: When you submit a manuscript for publication, you may be asked to provide information such as author names, affiliations, contact details, and any acknowledgments.
  • Review Data: When you agree to review a manuscript, you may be asked to provide your expertise and any potential conflicts of interest.
  • Website Usage Data: MDJI may collect information about your use of the website, such as the pages you visit, the links you click on, and your IP address. This information is used for internal analytics and to improve the user experience.

3. Use of Information

MDJI uses the information it collects for the following purposes:

  • To process your manuscript submissions and reviews.
  • To communicate with you about your submissions, reviews, and editorial decisions.
  • To send you information about MDJI, such as calls for papers and announcements.
  • To improve the MDJI website and user experience.
  • To comply with legal and regulatory requirements.

4. Disclosure of Information

MDJI will not share your personal information with any third party except in the following circumstances:

  • With your consent: We will share your information with third parties if you give us your explicit consent.
  • To reviewers: During the peer-review process, reviewers will have access to author names and affiliations, but efforts will be made to anonymize other identifying information (e.g., through double-blind review).
  • To legal authorities: MDJI may disclose your information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to conform to legal requirements or protect the rights or safety of MDJI or others.

5. Data Security

MDJI takes reasonable steps to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, no internet transmission or electronic storage system is completely secure.

6. Your Choices

You have the right to access, update, and correct your personal information held by MDJI. You can also opt out of receiving communications from MDJI. To exercise these rights, please contact the MDJI editorial team at [].

7. Children's Privacy

MDJI does not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13. If you are a parent or guardian and you believe your child has provided personal information to MDJI, please contact us.

8. Changes to this Privacy Statement

MDJI reserves the right to update this Privacy Statement at any time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Statement on the MDJI website.

9. Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Statement, please contact the MDJI editorial team at [].