The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.
Who are we?
In this Privacy Notice, the terms "we", "our", and "us" refer to Coventry University and ACPOHE, Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Occupational Health and Ergonomics.
ACPOHE and Coventry University control your personal data, and we are responsible for looking after it, and we will use it fairly, lawfully, and in a transparent manner.
We are committed to protecting your privacy. This notice will help you understand how we look after, use, store and share your personal data, and how we meet our obligations under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016 and the Data Protection Act 2018 (Data Protection Laws). It supplements any other notices or statements we may provide to you.
The journal facilitates the publishing of internationally read, written, and peer-reviewed research via an edited open-access academic journal.
For the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulations 2016 and Data Protection Act 2018, the University is the data controller for personal data stored within the system. Authors will retain their rights to their publications.
What personal data do we collect?
"Personal data" is any information from which you can be identified, e.g. name, date of birth, contact details, identification numbers, photographs, and expressions of opinion about you.
The type of personal data we collect, and how we process it, can vary depending on your interactions with us. We have grouped it together as follows:
- Identity Data includes first name, middle name, last name, affiliation, country, username and login details or similar identifiers.
- Contact Data includes an email address.
- Technical Data includes internet protocol (IP) address, your login data, browser type and version, time zone setting and location, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform and other technology on the devices you use to access this website.
- Usage Data includes information about how you use our website and services and whatever particular information you are interested in.
Why do we need personal data and how do we use it?
- To peer review any submitted articles for suitability.
- To review responses on the submitted articles and to accept, reject or request further modifications prior to re-submission.
- To allocate the article to a specific future issue.
- To copy and edit the article and ask the lead author for clarifications/corrections and acceptance of the proof before publication.
- To contact a co-author of the article, in the absence of a response from the lead author.
- To notify authors once the issue is published.
- If an article is published that is in the area of interest to you as an author, an editor of the journal may contact you to offer an opportunity to register as a Peer Reviewer.
- Peer Reviewers:
- To contact you to request a peer review of new submissions when you have registered as a peer reviewer and listed the areas of interest (e.g. research leadership, open access, impact and evaluation).
- To email potential reviewers and invite them to register as a peer-reviewed with the Journal.
- To contact you to follow up on the status of an outstanding review or seek further clarifications.
- To add new editors to the system.
- To seek new editors in the academia and professional communities who may be interested in becoming an editor and to ask you to register with the Journal.
- To contact you to offer an opportunity to become the editor for the Journal.
- To provide advice and guidance on submissions and to edit contributions.
- To send you alerts for new announcements or a new issue of the Journal.
- Newsletters and Announcements:
- If you subscribed to the Journal to send you announcements about new publications, conferences, events and any information that you may find of interest. You can manage your alerts at any time from your Profile.
Complaints and questions
We have appointed a Data Protection Officer to oversee compliance with this Privacy Notice. If you have any concerns or complaints about it, please contact the Data Protection Officer, Coventry University, Priory Street, Coventry CV1 5FB or email firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are not satisfied with the proposed resolution of your complaint, you have the right to contact the Information Commissioner’s Office. Further information can be found on the Information Commissioner’s website at www.ico.org.uk or via their helpline on 0303 123 1113.
We reserve the right to update this Privacy Notice at any time. Any updated versions will be made available on our website.