The Community Eye Health Journal respects the privacy of all its readers and visitors to its web site.

Personal data

The journal aims to use personal information fairly, keep it secure and make sure it is accurate and up to date. The following guidelines outline how personal information is collected and used by the journal on and off-line.

The journal does not collect any personally-identifiable information about you (e.g. name, address, telephone number, email address) unless you have provided it to us voluntarily via post, email, or our email newsletter and subscription forms on the web site. If you do not want your personal data collected, please do not submit it to us.

How we use your personal data

The journal uses the personal data you give us to send you issues of the journal and quarterly emails that may be of interest to you. We may also store and process that information to help us understand more about our readers’ needs and to make improvements to journal services. The journal does not now, and does not intend to, sell, rent or market personal data about you to third parties. The journal will not share your information with third parties unless you specifically authorise us to do so. We guarantee not to disclose any personally identifiable information unless you give us your permission. 1

How secure is the information you give to us?

The journal uses password protection and industry standard Secure Socket Layers to protect the personal information kept online for use when sending email newsletters. Personal information for the journal’s paper subscription list is kept offline and is also password protected. Only authorised personnel can view your data.

How to view, amend or delete your personal information

If requested, and once identity has been satisfied, we will give you details of all your personal information held by the journal. Any incorrect information will be deleted or amended promptly and you will receive confirmation of corrections and deletions.

Requests must be sent by email or post. We will respond within 20 working days unless there are exceptional circumstances.

How do I unsubscribe from the journal?

To unsubscribe from the journal please contact us.

How do I stop receiving email messages from the journal?

If you do not wish to receive emails from us please unsubscribe using the link given in the email sent to you, or contact us.

Additional information collected automatically, ‘Cookies’

‘Cookies’ are simple text files which are stored on your computer or mobile by websites and applications. Cookies contain anonymous information to allow the website or application to remember information about your visit, for example your choice of web browser or the length of your visit to a website.

The journal website uses a number of Cookies to help us deliver an excellent service and to provide evidence to our funders of the website’s value to our readers. Please see our Cookies policy page for more details about how we use Cookies.

1. We may also share your information if we believe, in good faith, that the law requires it.