Privacy Statement

Quality of Life Journal (Calitatea Vieții) prioritize the protection of privacy and the confidentiality of personal information. This Privacy Statement outlines how we collect, use, disclose, and protect personal information obtained through our journal platform.

  1. Collection of Personal Information:

    • We collect personal information from authors, reviewers, and readers who interact with our journal platform. This information may include names, email addresses, affiliations, and biographical details.
    • Personal information is collected during manuscript submission, peer review, registration for alerts or newsletters, and other interactions with our journal.
  2. Use of Personal Information:

    • Personal information collected by Quality of Life Journal is used solely for the purposes of manuscript submission, peer review, editorial correspondence, publication, and dissemination of journal-related content.
    • Contact information may be used to communicate with authors, reviewers, and readers regarding manuscript status, editorial decisions, journal updates, and related matters.
    • Biographical information provided by authors and reviewers may be published as part of the article or reviewer acknowledgment, unless otherwise specified.
  3. Disclosure of Personal Information:

    • Personal information obtained by Quality of Life Journal is not disclosed to third parties, except as required by law or with explicit consent from the individual.
    • Reviewer identities are kept confidential and are not disclosed to authors or other reviewers during the peer review process.
    • Personal information of authors, reviewers, and readers is not sold, rented, or shared with commercial entities for marketing purposes.
  4. Protection of Personal Information:

    • Quality of Life Journal implements technical and organizational measures to protect personal information against loss, unauthorized access, misuse, alteration, or disclosure.
    • Access to personal information is restricted to authorized personnel who require access for journal-related purposes only.
    • Our journal platform may utilize cookies or similar technologies to enhance user experience and track usage patterns. Users have the option to disable cookies in their web browser settings.
  5. Data Retention:

    • Personal information collected by Quality of Life Journal is retained only for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected or as required by law.
    • Authors, reviewers, and readers may request the removal of their personal information from our records by contacting the editorial office.
  6. Changes to this Privacy Statement:

    • Quality of Life Journal reserves the right to update or modify this Privacy Statement at any time. Any changes will be communicated to users through our journal platform or other appropriate channels.

By using the Quality of Life Journal platform, users acknowledge and consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of their personal information in accordance with this Privacy Statement.

If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Statement or our data handling practices, please contact us at

Date of Last Revision: 01.2024

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