International Journal of Clinical Cases and Investigations' (IJCCI) policy for protecting your personal information
an important concern for internet users, and is something that IJCCI takes very seriously. What follows is an explanation of
IJCCI's policy for protecting users' personal information.
personal information does IJCCI ask users to supply, and why?
on IJCCI is optional and voluntary. Browsing and viewing articles on IJCCI
does not require any personal information
to be submitted from users. Nor do these functions require the user's browser
to be set to accept cookies.
IJCCI to be able to assure standards of scientific integrity. Users may submit further personal information (e.g. details of research areas of interest) in order to take advantage of present and future personalization facilities on
In accordance with European Union guidelines,
registrants may decline to provide the information requested. They should be advised, however, that
may be unable to deliver its services unless at least the information necessary for security and identification
purposes is provided.
further information does IJCCI track, and why?
In order to offer the best possible service to users, IJCCI tracks
the patterns of usage of pages on the site. This enables us to identify
the most popular articles and services. Where users have provided details of their
research areas of interest, this information can be correlated, helping
IJCCI to provide a useful service for scientists, offering them
the most relevant information based on their areas of interest.
is IJCCI's policy on sharing e-mail addresses with third parties?
User information will only be shared with third parties with the
explicit consent of the user.
IJCCI's policy on e-mailing its registered members?
may contact members from time to time to draw the member's attention to
information that may be of interest. Members may opt out from receiving
such e-mail when registering as a member, or at any time thereafter by
responding to such an e-mail or contacting
Articles on IJCCI will be published electronically immediately
upon acceptance. So, the issue of having an 'embargo' on controversial
or publicity sensitive material in the temporal gap between acceptance
and publication is not an issue for IJCCI. Journalists, like
everyone else, will have access to published material immediately upon
a scientific manuscript is inherently a public (as opposed to anonymous)
process. The name and e-mail address of all authors of a IJCCI
manuscript will be available to users of IJCCI. These details
are made available in this way purely to facilitate scientific communication.
Collecting these e-mail addresses for commercial use is not permitted,
nor will IJCCI itself send unsolicited e-mail to authors, unless
it directly concerns the paper they have published on IJCCI.
Session cookies are also sent from our server to your computer and used for session management. However these cookies do not remain on your hard drive on completion of your session.
Cookies are used by IJCCI to:
a) Enable us to identify you without having to ask you for username and password.
b) Measure usage.
c) Track movement within IJCCI.
If you do not wish to accept any of these cookies or wish to be notified when a cookie is sent you can modify your browser preferences. If you refuse to accept the permanent cookie that is saved on your computer's hard drive then you will not be able to use the Auto login facility. If you choose not to accept session cookies then you may not be able to use all of the facilities offered on
IJCCI reserves the right to disclose members' personal information
if required to do so by law, or in the good faith and belief that such
action is reasonably necessary to comply with legal process, respond to
claims, or protect the rights, property or safety of IJCCI, employees
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