Privacy Statement

At the International Journal of Academic Studies in Technology and Education (IJASTE), we are committed to protecting the privacy and confidentiality of our authors, reviewers, and users. This Privacy Statement outlines the types of personal information we collect and how we use, disclose, and protect that information. By submitting your personal information to us, you agree to the terms described in this statement.

1. Collection of Personal Information: We may collect personal information from authors, reviewers, and users in various ways, including but not limited to:

  • Information provided during the submission process, such as names, affiliations, email addresses, and contact details.
  • Information obtained when users interact with our website or online platforms, including browser information, and usage data.
  • Correspondence and communication exchanged with our team, including emails and other forms of communication.

2. Use of Personal Information: We use the personal information collected for the following purposes:

  • Managing the submission, review, and publication processes.
  • Corresponding with authors, reviewers, and users regarding their submissions, feedback, and inquiries.
  • Improving the quality and relevance of our content and services.
  • Analyzing website usage patterns and trends to enhance user experience and optimize our platforms.

3. Disclosure of Personal Information: We may disclose personal information in the following circumstances:

  • To our editorial board members, reviewers, and other relevant parties involved in the peer-review and publication processes.
  • To service providers, vendors, or contractors assisting us in carrying out our operations, such as hosting providers or technical support teams.
  • In response to legal obligations, court orders, or government requests.
  • In cases where we believe it is necessary to protect the rights, safety, or property of IJASTE, its users, or the public.

4. Data Security: We take reasonable measures to safeguard the personal information collected against unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, please note that no data transmission over the internet or electronic storage method is 100% secure, and we cannot guarantee absolute security.

5. Third-Party Websites and Services: Our website and platforms may contain links to third-party websites or services. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of such external sites. We encourage users to review the privacy policies of these third parties before providing any personal information.

6. Data Retention: We retain personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Statement, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law.

7. Changes to this Privacy Statement: We reserve the right to update or modify this Privacy Statement at any time. Any changes will be effective immediately upon posting the revised version on our website. We encourage users to review this statement periodically to stay informed about how we collect, use, and protect their personal information.

8. Contact Us: If you have any questions, concerns, or requests regarding this Privacy Statement or the handling of your personal information, please contact us at