Herbert Publications adhere standard policies to protect user's privacy. As in the objective for integrity, Herbert Publications commit to safeguard all the collected information with reasonable efforts and ensure as secure as possible. The following information explains how it is done.
In accordance to BOAI definition, all journal articles from Herbert Publications are available for open access to any internet user to reuse and redistribute without permission from publisher or author. The user need not provide any personal information to do so.
In some aspects Herbert Publications may ask for user's personal information like name, email address, name of the institution and geographical address in regard with subscription and registry to submit a manuscript. This is firmly optional and voluntary to the user. The collected information will be used for the formal communication.
Herbert Publications intend to improve its services at the best and collects domain information. This is tracked automatically without user's effort and facilitates to analyze the frequency of a user and usage of the website. This information allows us to understand what potential section of the site is and journal visit rate.
Herbert Publications is a sole organization and does not disclose any of your collected information to third parties without authors consent or unless required by law.
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Herbert Publications may ask user for credit card information while contributing the publication charges of their manuscript. All the credit card information is encoded using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology before processed over the Internet. In extending protection, the credit card information is preserved in encrypted form in a database different from our web site database, which is not accessed to internet. In accordance to the digital certificate issued to the credit card, your data can only be read by our transaction system unless your browser not showing its secure mode symbol (such as a key or closed lock).
For further queries or concerns regarding your privacy and HOAJ please contact our customer services section.
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