Unless they are made publicly accessible as part of the publishing activities, we have your permission, we are obliged by law, or both, fountain journals do not sell, rent, or otherwise make your personal information available to other parties. By regularly updating this page, fountain journals may modify this, Policy. You are encouraged to review this page to confirm that you accept the changes.
WHO WE ARE
We are Fountain University Journals, the official publisher of highly revered scholarly journals from the Colleges and Departments at Fountain University, established in 2011 to promote the publication of research findings from within and outside the University and also to promote the Open Journal Access Policy.
USAGE OF INFORMATION
The Fountain Journal website requires registration from authors, potential editors, and other people who want to provide suggestions. Participation is entirely voluntary and optional. We employ the data you give us to:
- Ensure that authors may obtain the data they require to publish their works.
- Permit Fountain Journals to send service email alerts or marketing messages about newly published articles.
- Manage your account and alter the features we offer you and other users.
- Give your personal information to organisations that offer services coupled with Fountain journals so you can exchange information and interact with other users.
WHAT WE COLLECT
We may gather the following data to fulfil the objectives mentioned above:
- First name, last name, academic or professional title, company or organisation, and any prior publications
- Including a postal address, email address, country of residence, contact information
- Other details about your educational background, employment history, and scientific interests
You can update your personal information anytime, except for your email address (which serves as a login). We will let you know if Fountain Journals has any of your personal information. If your personal information changes, you can update it using your User Panel or email us email@example.com.
You can request to have your Fountain Journals account closed at any moment. If you no longer need our services, you can deactivate your account by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Publication by Fountain Journals is open access. On our website, every published Work will always be publicly accessible. Name, last name, affiliation, and email address are just a few examples of personal data that must be publicly accessible alongside the published Work. All scientific Work and information related to that Work should be openly shared; this is the foundation of open access.
Fountain journals may occasionally be forced to provide personal information in response to valid requests by public authorities, such as when necessary to bolster national security or comply with legal processes.
Unless we have your consent or are compelled by law to comply with a subpoena or similar legal process, Fountain Journals does not sell, rent, or otherwise make your personal information available to other parties. Please be aware that we may share information with third parties to provide certain services (for instance, Chapter publication). We provide some of your information to our payment processing company to handle your payments. While you have the right to refuse to supply the requested information, doing so can allow us to offer the desired services. We provide the information necessary for third-party postal delivery services to complete the delivery when hard copies of books are delivered to Authors or other parties ordering such publications. These businesses will only use your personal information in the strictest of compliance with our requests.
You may receive service communications from Fountain Journals by email. Fountain Journals may send you material that you find interesting if you previously consented to our use of your personal information for email/newsletter services. By emailing email@example.com, you can change your mind and unsubscribe anytime. Additionally, you can unsubscribe by selecting the Unsubscribe button in any of our marketing mailings.
SECURITY OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
When you provide us with personal information, we take precautions to ensure its security. Any sensitive data is secured and encrypted.
We will take all necessary steps to protect the security of your information once it has been received in our systems. To access specific areas of our website, you will need a password; your sole duty is to keep that password secure. Please refrain from disclosing your Password to anyone.
We adhere to generally established standards to safeguard the personal information given to us during transmission and after receipt. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any concerns about the security of your data. We are devoted to protecting the security of your information. We have appropriate physical, technological, and managerial safeguards to protect the information we collect online and to help against unauthorised access or disclosure. However, as the Internet is not a secure channel, there is no assurance that information won't be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by a breach of our physical, technological, or managerial protections. You manage access to your email correspondence and keep your specific password and account information private.
LINKS TO ANOTHER WEBSITE
Links to other attractive websites may be found on our website. You should know we have no control over the websites you visit after using these links to leave ours. As a result, we cannot guarantee the security and privacy of any information you disclose, and this Privacy Statement does not cover these sites. Exercise caution and review the website's privacy statement before proceeding.
SOCIAL MEDIA WIDGET
Our website has widgets, interactive mini-programs that run on our site, and social media features like Facebook and Twitter buttons. Your IP address, the page you are on our site, and a cookie may all be collected by these features for them to work effectively. A third party hosts the social media features and widgets or is hosted directly on our website. Your interactions with these Features are subject to the provider's privacy statement.
PERSONAL INFORMATION AND AUTHORS
A summary of the authors' data (First name, Last name, academic or professional title, Organization/Institution, and prior publications) is made available to the public on the Fountain journals website. Unless it directly relates to the publication process, their published Work, or additional publishing opportunities, Fountain Journals will not send writers unsolicited email messages.
As long as your published Work is openly accessible from our website or as long as it takes us to fulfil your service requests, we will keep your information on file. Please email us at email@example.com if you want to cancel your account or want us to stop using your information to deliver your services. We must keep and utilise your information to fulfil our legal requirements, settle controversies, and apply agreements.
Please check this page periodically, as we reserve the right to change this privacy statement at any time. We will give you 30 calendar days' notice on this page, via email, or by posting a notice on our home page if we make significant changes to this Policy.
Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with any inquiries or concerns regarding this privacy statement.