Privacy Policy

NASS values our relationship with you and recognizes the importance of respecting and protecting your personal information and privacy. This privacy statement provides information about the personal information NASS collects and how NASS uses that personal information. We use your personal data to provide and improve services. By using the services, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this privacy policy.

Collecting Your Personal Information

NASS may collect and use personal information necessary to process and publish manuscripts submitted to us. In addition to directly collecting information from you when you interact with us or our website, NASS may also collect your personal data through automated technologies such as cookies and other third-party partners (such as our business partners and data processors).

This information may include your name, affiliation, mailing address, email address, telephone number, fax number, username and password, and payment information (such as credit or debit card numbers).

We may also collect data from you that is publicly available, such as your contact information, research interests, courses you teach, and your affiliation, to invite you to contribute as an author, reviewer, editor, or other academic publishing-related roles. We will carefully consider whether such invitations are in your interest and will not negatively affect your rights, and you can contact us at any time to unsubscribe from any communications.

From other third-party partners - We also work with third-party partners, such as business partners and data processors for technical, payment, and/or delivery services, advertising/marketing/digital and social media agencies, data brokers, analytics providers, academic institutions, and may receive information about you from them. They may also recommend you as a potential author, reviewer, editor, or contributor.

Using Your Personal Information

Any personal information received by NASS will only be used for:

  • Processing and publishing your manuscript;
  • Managing this website;
  • Providing you with a personalized website;
  • Enabling you to access and use the website services;
  • Conducting data analysis for internal research;
  • Sending communications about your manuscript to you;
  • Sending reports and invoices to you;
  • Collecting payments from you;
  • Sending marketing communications to you;
  • Ensuring the security of our website;
  • Sharing with affiliated companies or business partners associated with the publisher.

In addition to disclosures reasonably necessary for the purposes identified elsewhere above, NASS may disclose your personal information to the extent that it is required to do so by law, in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings, and to establish, exercise or defend its legal rights.

Protecting Your Data

The academic journal will take reasonable technical and organizational precautions to prevent your personal information's loss, misuse, or alteration. We will not sell or rent your personal information to any third party.

Cross-border Transfers

The personal information you submit for publication on the website will be published on the internet and may be made available worldwide. We may transfer, store, or process your personal data in other countries/regions where NASS or its service providers operate, and where privacy laws may not provide the same level of protection as your country/region. We will take all reasonable necessary steps to ensure that your personal data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy and all applicable data protection laws.

Retaining Your Information

We will keep your personal data for the time necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined above and for any additional periods as required by law.

Link to Third-Party Websites

Our services may contain links to other websites that are not operated by us.

If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that third-party's website. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit. We have no control over and assume no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party websites or services.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or how our academic journal processes your personal information, please email us at

Updating This Statement

NASS may update this Privacy Policy by posting a new version on this website. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy.


This policy was last updated in April 2023.