Privacy Statement of Qaulan: Journal of Islamic Communication and Broadcasting

We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our users and contributors. This Privacy Statement outlines how we collect, use, disclose, and protect the information gathered through our website and associated services.

1. Information Collection:
- Personal Information: We may collect personal information such as names, affiliations, email addresses, and contact details voluntarily provided by users during the submission process, registration, or communication with the journal.
- Non-personal Information: We may also collect non-personal information, including but not limited to IP addresses, browser details, and usage patterns, to enhance the functionality and user experience of our website.

2. Use of Information:
- We use the collected information to facilitate the publication process, communicate with authors, reviewers, and editors, and improve the overall user experience of the journal.
- Personal information is utilized for editorial and communication purposes related to submitted manuscripts, peer review, and journal updates.
- Non-personal information may be used for statistical analysis, system administration, and security enhancement.

3. Disclosure of Information:
- We do not sell, trade, or transfer personal information to third parties. However, we may share necessary information with individuals involved in the editorial and peer review process.
- Non-personal information may be shared for analytical or statistical purposes with the aim of improving our services.

4. Security Measures:
- We employ industry-standard security measures to protect against unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction of personal and non-personal information.
- However, it is important to note that no online transmission or storage method is completely secure. Users are encouraged to take precautions in safeguarding their personal information.

5. Cookies:
- Our website may use cookies to enhance user experience. Users can control cookie preferences through their browser settings.

6. Links to External Sites:
- Our website may contain links to external sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of these external sites and encourage users to review the privacy policies of such sites.

7. Changes to Privacy Statement:
- This Privacy Statement may be updated periodically. Users are advised to review the statement to stay informed about how their information is being handled.

By using the Qaulan: Journal of Islamic Communication and Broadcasting website and services, users consent to the terms outlined in this Privacy Statement. For inquiries or concerns regarding privacy matters, please contact us at [contact email].

Date of Last Update: 05 December 2023