Privacy Statement

Journal of Advanced Studies in Social Sciences

Protecting the privacy and confidentiality of our authors, reviewers, and website visitors is of utmost importance to the Journal of Advanced Studies in Social Sciences (JASSS). This Privacy Statement outlines our commitment to safeguarding personal information collected through manuscript submissions, peer review processes, and website interactions.

Information Collection

  1. Manuscript Submission: Authors submitting manuscripts to JASSS are required to provide personal information such as name, affiliation, email address, and contact details. This information is necessary for communication purposes and to facilitate the peer review process.

  2. Peer Review: Reviewers participating in the peer review process may provide personal information as part of their reviewer profile or in correspondence with the editorial office. This information is used solely for peer review purposes and is kept confidential.

  3. Website Interaction: When visitors access the JASSS website, certain information may be automatically collected, including IP addresses, browser type, operating system, and browsing behavior. This information is used for website analytics and to improve user experience.

Use of Information

  1. Communication: Personal information collected from authors and reviewers is used to facilitate communication regarding manuscript submissions, peer review processes, editorial decisions, and publication-related matters.

  2. Publication: Authors' names, affiliations, and contact details may be published alongside their manuscripts to provide attribution and academic recognition. Reviewers' identities remain confidential unless they choose to reveal their contribution publicly.

  3. Website Optimization: Information collected through website interactions is used to analyze website traffic, identify trends, and enhance website functionality. This helps us tailor content to meet the needs of our users.

Information Security
JASSS employs industry-standard security measures to protect personal information against unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. Access to personal data is restricted to authorized personnel only, and all information is stored securely in accordance with applicable data protection regulations.

Data Sharing
Personal information collected by JASSS is not shared with third parties without explicit consent, except in cases where disclosure is required by law or necessary to fulfill contractual obligations (e.g., manuscript processing with a third-party service provider).

Your Rights
Authors and reviewers have the right to access, update, or delete their personal information held by JASSS. To exercise these rights or inquire about our privacy practices, please contact the editorial office at

Changes to this Privacy Statement
JASSS reserves the right to update or modify this Privacy Statement at any time. Any changes will be communicated through our website. By continuing to use our services, you acknowledge and agree to the terms outlined in this Privacy Statement.

Last updated: June 30, 2023