Privacy Policy

This privacy policy discloses the privacy practices for This privacy policy applies solely to information collected by this web site. It will notify you of the following:

  1. What personally identifiable information is collected from you through the web site, how it is used, and with whom it may be shared.
  2. What choices are available to you regarding the use of your data.
  3. The security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information.
  4. How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.

Information Collection, Use, and Sharing

We collect and store the following information about authors:

We collect the following information about visitors to our site:

We are the sole owners of the information collected on this site. We only have access to/collect information that was extracted from public sources or which you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone.

Any information we gather, except for the email address we use to contact you, will be shared on our website.

Unless you ask us not to, we will contact you via email in the future to ask you to provide information about any papers you publish or to report on changes to this privacy policy.

Your Access to and Control Over Information

You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do this by following the appropriate link in the email we sent to you.

We discourage authors from forwarding survey emails they receive from us. Distinct survey emails are sent to each author of a paper. Each email includes a link to a survey that is unique to the receiving author. Forwarding this email/link to others would allow recipients to impersonate the author when answering the survey. Similarly, our website logs of visits to survey pages would attribute the visit to the author who originally received the email/link.


We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.

Only employee/research assistants who need the information to perform a specific job is granted access to your information. The computers/servers in which we store this information are kept in a secure environment.


Our Privacy Policy may change from time to time and all updates will be posted on this page.

If you feel that we are not abiding by this privacy policy, you should contact us immediately via email.