Privacy Policy

Protection of your privacy is extremely important and for that reason we make sure that all confidential information stay protected. The privacy policy describes different processes involving collection, using and sharing of your personal information. As you use this website, you convey your acceptance for this privacy policy. Your personal data like name and email address will only be used for the publication process and will not be shared with any other individual or organization.

Registration and Collection of Information
Information collected from you may include your name, academic degree, affiliation, current position, valid email address, postal address and payment information, etc. We may collect these and other data from you during the registration or ensuing publication process. These data or parts of data are only disclosed to relevant individuals or parties such as reviewers, editors and credit card processors.

Cookie/Tracking Technology
We may also collect some data automatically while you use this website. Technologies like tracking tools and cookies are used to collect data including number of visitors visiting the site, how they use the site, their operating system and browser type. This is usually done to improve and/or customize the site to make it more user-friendly. Yet, personal information is not collected automatically through these or any other tools.

Data Safety &Security
All confidential information remains protected on our safe and restricted servers where the data cannot be accessed by any unauthorized individual. Only PHS authorized editorial staff has access to this information.

Distribution/Sharing of Information
PHS makes all possible efforts to make sure that confidential data remains disclosed to third parties; however, it may share it with certain parties like legal firms, state agencies etc. for different purposes such as to avoid any fraud or unauthorized use of data or unauthorized transactions and to assist in investigation of any committed crime.

Marketing and Emailing
Your contact details can be used by PHS to inform you about different updates. PHS may send you newsletters, ToC alerts etc. Nevertheless, you are always free to unsubscribe to these emails if you are not interested.

Third Parties Websites/ Links
This website may contain links to other websites. Please note that PHS is not responsible for authenticity of the information presented by these web pages.

Updates to the Privacy Policy
This privacy policy can be changed by PHS whenever required. For that reason, users are kindly requested to go through the policy to check for any updates as using this website means that you agree with the privacy policy.

With effect from: December 2014
For any query, contact support team via email at