Privacy Statement

The data collected from registered and non-registered users of this journal fall within the scope of the standard functioning of peer-reviewed journals. They include information that makes communication possible for the editorial process; are used to informs readers about the authorship and editing of content; and enable collecting aggregated data on readership behaviors.

This journal’s editorial team as well as the provider of the PsychOpen GOLD platform (Leibniz Institute for Psychology Information, ZPID) use these data to guide their work in publishing and improving this journal. The data will not be sold by this journal or ZPID nor will they be used for purposes other than those stated here. The authors published in this journal are responsible for the human subject data that figures in the research reported here.

Those involved in editing this journal seek to be compliant with industry standards for data privacy, including the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) provision for "data subject rights" that include (a) breach notification, (b) right of access, (c) the right to be forgotten, (d) data portability, and (e) privacy by design. The GDPR also allows for the recognition of “the public interest in the availability of the data,” which has a particular saliency for those involved in maintaining, with the greatest integrity possible, the public record of scholarly publishing.

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Contact us free of charge for questions concerning the collection, processing, or use of your personal data and their rectification, blocking, deletion, or revocation of a given consent. We would like to point out that you are entitled to a right of rectification of incorrect data or deletion of personal data, should this claim not conflict with a legal obligation to hold.

Contact ZPID's data protection officer: datenschutz(at)leibniz-psychology.org