Privacy Statement


The Pakistan Journal of Advances in Medicine and Medical Research is committed to protecting the privacy and personal information of authors, reviewers, editors, and readers. This Privacy Statement outlines how we collect, use, and safeguard personal information.

1. Information Collection

We may collect personal information from users in various ways, including, but not limited to:

  • Authors: During manuscript submission, we collect contact details (name, email address, affiliation) and any other information required for the publication process.
  • Reviewers and Editors: We collect contact details and information regarding expertise to facilitate the peer review process.
  • Readers: We may collect contact details and other information from readers who subscribe to our journal or newsletter.

2. Use of Information

The information collected is used for the following purposes:

  • Manuscript Processing: To manage the submission, review, and publication of manuscripts.
  • Communication: To contact authors, reviewers, and editors regarding submissions, reviews, and editorial decisions.
  • Improvement of Services: To improve our journal’s processes and services based on feedback and interactions.
  • Compliance: To comply with legal and ethical obligations.

3. Protection of Information

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage, and processing practices to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction of personal information. These measures include:

  • Access Control: Limiting access to personal information to authorized staff and editors.
  • Encryption: Using secure transmission methods for data exchange.
  • Confidentiality Agreements: Requiring all participants involved in the publication process to adhere to confidentiality agreements.

4. Sharing of Information

We do not sell, trade, or rent personal information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information with our partners and advertisers for the purposes outlined above. Personal information may be shared with third parties only under the following circumstances:

  • Service Providers: With third-party service providers who assist us in operating our journal and conducting our business, provided they agree to keep this information confidential.
  • Legal Requirements: When required by law or in response to legal processes, or to protect our rights, privacy, safety, property, or the public.

5. Rights of Individuals

Individuals have the following rights regarding their personal information:

  • Access: To request access to the personal information we hold about them.
  • Correction: To request correction of inaccurate or incomplete personal information.
  • Deletion: To request the deletion of their personal information, subject to certain exceptions such as our legal obligations.
  • Objection: To object to the processing of their personal information under certain conditions.

6. Cookies and Tracking Technologies

Our website may use "cookies" and other tracking technologies to enhance the user experience. Users can set their web browser to refuse cookies or to alert them when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some parts of the site may not function properly.

7. Changes to This Privacy Statement

We may update this Privacy Statement from time to time. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. We encourage users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are protecting their personal information.

8. Contacting Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this journal, please contact us at:

Pakistan Journal of Advances in Medicine And Medical Research.