- General Information and data controllers
- How we collect and use your personal information
- How long we store your data and how we store your data
- How to change your privacy preferences
- Compliance to General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)
1. General information and data controllers
Annals of Laboratory Medicine (hereinafter referred as “ALM”, “we”, “our”, and “us”) process data in conjunction with its affiliated organization, the Korean Society for Laboratory Medicine (hereinafter “KSLM”). ALM provides access to journal contents and materials through our website and as ‘publisher’ offering opportunity to publish submitted research materials (hereinafter “service”) through our dedicated process of peer-review. During this service authors are required to provide personal information which its collection and processing are subject to strict regulations. Data can be transferred between Korean Society for Laboratory Medicine and ScholarOne Manuscripts™ during this process. Additionally, ALM will provide newsletters, table of contents (TOC) for upcoming issues and etc. for those who provide e-mail address through our website (http://www.annlabmed.org/main.html). Information gathered through ALM website will be process by INFOrang, also an affiliated entity providing hosting services and comprehensive assistance of journal affairs.
ALM takes provisional responsibility of data collection and its use for services. Data collected during the process of service is transmitted between ALM and ScholarOne Manuscripts™ and also between ALM and INFOrang, but not interchangeably. Any information regarded as sensitive will not be processed automatically
2. How we collect and use your personal information
To provide access to journal contents and submission of authors’ research to ALM, we collect necessary information for service. Information that we may collect are:
Personal Information provided to us
During access to ALM website and its associated submission system, we may collect information about your computer and its visits to our website including IP address, referring website, geographic location, type of web browser and version, operating system, duration of visit, page views and etc. These technical informations referred as cookies and log data. These are minimally identifiable personal information stored on user-end and you may choose to decline storage of cookies through adjusting the setting of your web browser. However, this may result in limitation of service provided.
iii) Regarding information of under-aged individuals
Our service is not intended for under-aged or minors as so deemed in whichever region they belong. We do not knowingly gather or store any personal data of minors.
3. How long we store your data and how we store your data
4. How to change your privacy preference
Should you choose to change your preference or withdraw previously given consent, you may do so through the following options:
Contacting us through e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Write to us at Room 1105, Asterium Seoul A Tower, 372 Hangang-daero, Yongsan-gu, Seoul 04323, Republic of Korea (Tel +82-2-795-9914 or Fax +82-2-790-4760).
5. Compliance to General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)
The right to withdraw consent
The right of access to and rectification of your personal data
Right to erasure
Right to restriction of processing
Right to data portability
Right to object
Automated individual decision making
Right to lodge a complaint
Notification of erasure, rectification and restriction