Privacy Statement

Your privacy is important to us. This is what happens to the data we collect.
Personal information collection
We may collect and use personal information that is necessary for the processing and publication of manuscripts submitted to us. This information may include names, orcid numbers, affiliation and contact details; including postal address, emails, phone numbers and Tax identification numbers.
Using personal information
Any personal information received by the journal will only be used to: process and publish your manuscript. 
  • enable your access to and use of the website services;
  • process your manuscript;
  • publish your manuscript;
  • send to you communication about your manuscript
  • send to you statements and invoices;
  • collect payments from you; and
  • send you notifications and/or communications.
Where the journal discloses your personal information to its agents or sub-contractors for these purposes, the agent or sub-contractor in question will be obligated to use that personal information in accordance with the terms of this privacy statement. The journal may disclose your personal information to the extent that it is required to do so by law, in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings, and in order to establish, exercise or defend its legal rights. 

Securing your data
The journal will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information. In addition, personal information that you submit for publication on the website will be published on the internet and may be available around the world. You agree to such cross-border transfers of personal information.
Updating this statement
The journal may update this privacy policy by posting a new version on this website.   
You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are familiar with any changes.  
Other websites
This website contains links to other websites.   
The journal is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of any third party.
Contact IJPLS
If you have any questions about this privacy policy or treatment of your personal information, please send an email to