In order to offer the best possible service to users, the website may automatically collect certain information from your web browser regarding your use of the site. The information will be recorded in web server log files. We may use the information to help us understand more about how our web site is used, to recognize patterns of usage of the site, to improve our site. While we may track site usage, we in no way relate this usage to any users in particular.
Registration on PBJ website is optional and voluntary. Browsing and viewing articles on our website does not require any personal information to be submitted from users. To register a user account will enable personalized services. During registration we will collect some personal information including your name, email address, affiliation, research interests, among others. This information enables us to develop and customize products to better meet your needs and preferences.
We may contact registered users from time to time to draw your attention to information that may be of interest to you. You may opt out from receiving such email when at any time by contacting our customer service.
In considering the fact that the PBJ publications are open-access at full-text level, the personal information of all authors of an PBJ manuscript will be available to any users of the website. Collection of such information for commercial use is however not permitted.
We will not sell or share any personal information to any third parties without the explicit consent of the user. We endeavor to keep your personal information confidential and protected against unauthorized access through the use of appropriate safeguards.
We reserves the right to disclose any information if we are required to do so by law or to comply with legal process, if we believe it is necessary to take action regarding illegal activities or to protect our rights, or if PBJ publisher is acquired by, transferred to or merged with another company.
We reserve the right to change this policy at any time without notice. Any changes to this policy will be posted on this web page.