Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

At, we take your privacy seriously. This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use, and protect your personal information when you use our website.

Information we collect: When you visit our website, we may collect certain information about you, including your IP address, browser type, operating system, and referring URL. We may also collect information about your use of our website, such as the pages you visit, the links you click, and the search terms you use.

If you choose to take the Open Access Pledge, we may collect additional information from you, such as your name, email address, and institutional affiliation. This information is used to verify your pledge and to include your name on our list of pledge signatories.

How we use your information: We use the information we collect to improve our website and to communicate with you about our mission and activities. If you choose to take the Open Access Pledge, we may use your email address to send you updates about our organization and to promote other open access initiatives.

We will not sell, rent, or otherwise disclose your personal information to third parties, except as required by law or to comply with a legal process.

How we protect your information: We use industry-standard security measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, no method of transmission over the internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, and we cannot guarantee absolute security of your information.

Third-party websites: Our website may contain links to third-party websites, such as open access repositories and academic publishers. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of these third-party websites. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of these websites before providing any personal information.

Children’s privacy: Our website is not intended for use by children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13.

Changes to this Privacy Policy: We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect changes in our practices or for other operational, legal, or regulatory reasons. We will notify you of any material changes by posting the updated policy on our website or by email.

Contact us: If you have any questions or concerns about our Privacy Policy, please contact us at