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Privacy Statement

At Canadian Social Science, we take the privacy and security of our users' data seriously. This privacy statement outlines how we handle and protect personal information collected during user registration, author submission, and other interactions with our journal. By using our platform, you consent to the practices described herein.


Information Collection:

  1. User Registration: During registration, we collect basic personal information, such as name, email address, and affiliation, to create and manage user accounts.
  2. Author Submission: Authors submitting manuscripts are required to provide contact details, academic affiliations, and other necessary information for the editorial and peer review process.
  3. Cookies and Analytics: We use cookies and analytics tools to improve user experience and understand website usage patterns. These technologies do not capture personal data.


Data Usage and Security:

  1. Manuscript Review: Personal information collected during the manuscript submission process is used solely for peer review, editorial communication, and publication purposes.
  2. Communication: We may use your contact information to send important updates, notifications, and information related to the journal.
  3. Data Security: We implement industry-standard security measures to protect user data from unauthorized access, loss, or disclosure.


Data Sharing and Third Parties:

  1. Editorial Reviewers and Editors: Limited personal data may be shared with editorial reviewers and editors involved in the manuscript evaluation process.
  2. Publishing Partners: Personal data may be shared with third-party publishing partners for production and distribution purposes.


Data Retention:

  1. User Accounts: User account data is retained as long as the account remains active or as required by applicable laws.
  2. Manuscript Data: Manuscript data is retained for archiving and research purposes in compliance with legal requirements.


Legal Disclosure:

In some jurisdictions, we may be required to disclose personal data to comply with legal obligations or respond to lawful requests from authorities.


Your Rights:

You have the right to access, correct, or delete your personal information held by us. For any inquiries or requests, please contact the editorial office.

By using Canadian Social Science, you acknowledge that the information you provide will be handled in accordance with this Privacy Statement. We reserve the right to update or modify this policy as needed, and any changes will be communicated through our website.


For more information or questions regarding data privacy, please contact the editorial office.