If the existence of privacy on the internet can be guaranteed in any lawful way, then to try and deserve TRUSTe’s Privacy Seal would be the right choice. TRUSTe is the world’s largest privacy seal program which certifies more than 3,500 websites including Facebook, Apple Inc., IBM, eBay etc. InTech Open Access Publisher is proud to be listed as from today on the list of TRUSTe’s trusted sites.
Since Open Access publishing relies on internet technology, it is important to safeguard our author’s data and InTech is recognized as the website which abides by a set of fair information privacy practices by nonetheless but the leading internet privacy services provider.
TRUSTe’s privacy program requirements are:
- Notice of how personal data is collected and used
- Choice/Consent regarding uses of data,
- Access by individuals to their personal information so that it can be reviewed and corrected
- Security to protect against unauthorized access, destruction, use, or disclosure of the data
- Redress/Enforcement to ensure compliance
Our full privacy statement can be found on InTech’s official website, and to select just a few; registration on InTech web page is optional and voluntary, you can choose to accept or decline cookies that we use to customize our website, you can choose what information you make available to other registered and unregistered users. Furthermore, InTech does not sell, rent, or otherwise provide your personal information to third parties, unless we have your permission or are required by law such as to comply with a subpoena, or similar legal process. What is made publicly available on InTech’s website is the authors’ personal information that is, his first name, last name, academic/job title, organization/institution and previous publications. Transparency is crucial, we believe at InTech, to any exchange of information on the internet. Finally, we hope to inspire greater trust with this policy, in our already recognized authors and InTech’s authors that are yet to be.