Privacy Statement

At the Journal of Economic and Management (JECMA), we value and respect the privacy of our website visitors, authors, reviewers, and all individuals involved in the publication process. This privacy statement outlines how we collect, use, protect, and share personal information obtained through our website, submission system, and other communication channels. By accessing our website and engaging with our services, you consent to the practices described in this privacy statement.

Information Collection and Use:

  1. Personal Information: We may collect personal information, such as names, affiliations, email addresses, and other contact details, from authors, reviewers, and users who voluntarily provide this information while interacting with our website or submitting manuscripts.

  2. Submission System: Our submission system may require users to create accounts or log in with their credentials. The personal information provided in these accounts will be used solely for the purpose of manuscript submission and review processes.

  3. Cookies and Analytics: We may use cookies and similar technologies to collect data about website usage, such as IP addresses, browser types, referring pages, and visit durations. These data are used for analytical purposes to improve our website's functionality and user experience.

Data Protection and Security:

  1. Confidentiality: Personal information provided to JECMA will be treated confidentially and accessed only by authorized personnel involved in the publication process.

  2. Data Security: We employ industry-standard security measures to protect personal information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction.

Information Sharing:

  1. Third-Party Services: We may engage third-party service providers to assist with website hosting, submission system management, analytics, and other related functions. These service providers are bound by contractual agreements to protect the confidentiality and security of personal information.

  2. Author Identification: Published articles may include author names, affiliations, and contact information to facilitate academic recognition and collaboration.

Data Retention:

  1. Personal Information: We retain personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this privacy statement or as required by law.

  2. Manuscript Information: Manuscript-related data, including reviewer comments, may be retained for archival and research purposes, ensuring the integrity of the scholarly record.

Your Choices:

  1. Updating Information: Authors and users can access, review, and update their personal information through their user accounts in the submission system.

  2. Opt-out: Users may choose to opt-out of receiving communications from JECMA by unsubscribing from email notifications.

Links to External Websites:

Our website may contain links to external websites. Please note that we are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of these sites. We encourage users to review the privacy policies of external websites before providing any personal information.

Contact Us:

For any inquiries or concerns related to privacy or data protection at the Journal of Economic and Management (JECMA), please contact us at