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JoMM Privacy Policy


Journal of Microelectronic Manufacturing (JoMM) is dedicated to protecting your personal information and will make every reasonable effort to handle collected information appropriately. All information collected will be handled with care in accordance with JoMM's standards for integrity and objectivity. JoMM endeavors to comply with all U.S. and international laws and regulations that apply to the gathering and use of personal information. As used in this policy, “we” and “us” includes JoMM and our staff, employees, officers, directors, volunteer editors and reviewers, and vendors and independent contractors under contract with us. “JoMM Sites” includes the following: the web pages and content on the JoMM websites, journal sites, and the tools, software, submission systems, web forms, registration system, and any other means through which we interact with you.

Your use of and interaction with the JoMM sites constitutes your unconditional acceptance of the practices described in this privacy policy, as they may be modified from time to time. If you do not agree with and accept all of the practices described in this privacy policy, do not use the JoMM sites and do not provide or submit any personally-identifying information by means of or while using the JoMM sites. By providing personal information to us, you consent to our collection, use and disclosure of your personal information in accordance with this privacy policy.



Personal Information

While interacting with the JoMM Sites, we may request personal information from you, including but not limited to things such as your name, mailing address, email address, institutional name, telephone number, credit card or other payment information, and ORCID iD. Your provision of such information is strictly voluntary. You can generally visit the JoMM Sites without disclosing such information.

Technical Information

Additionally, by means of your interactions with the JoMM Sites, we may collect, have access to, store and use your computer’s IP address, the URL/domain name of any referring website, the time and date of your visit to the JoMM Sites, and certain information known as “clickstream data” to enable us to understand how people interact with the JoMM Sites, to analyze data for trends and statistics, to help diagnose and solve issues with the JoMM Sites and our technologies, products, and services, and to optimize the performance of the JoMM Sites. We also use session cookies, small data files stored in your browser so you don’t have to log in each time you visit any of our web pages. From time to time, we use software tools to play back user sessions for purposes of assessing our customers’ interactions with our software, and these sessions may be linked to your user account. If you do not want session cookies stored on your computer, you may be able to adjust your browser settings prevent this, but note that by not accepting cookies, some pages may not fully function and you may not be able to access certain information on the JoMM Sites.

Protection of Children

Use of the JoMM Sites is intended for adults at least eighteen (18) years of age, and we will not knowingly collect personally-identifying information from children under the age of thirteen (13). JoMM endeavors to adhere to the provisions of the Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule ("COPPA").



Use by JoMM

JoMM uses your personal information as described above, and to customize your experience on the JoMM Sites and to facilitate our interactions with you, if any. Except as where necessary to provide services to you, such as to communicate with you regarding a manuscript you have submitted, JoMM staff do not typically take note of your personal information; the information is mainly stored on or by our computers, computer networks, servers, tools, and systems, as described above.

Potential Disclosure to Third Parties

We may disclose personal information as reasonably necessary for the purposes described in this privacy policy to our employees and to third parties under contract with us such as vendors, volunteers, independent contractors, and consultants, to financial institutions for the purposes of facilitating payment of fees owed, web and technical support providers, other publishers and/or content hosting providers under contract with us, third parties authorized by you to receive such information, and as may be required or permitted by law. We may also share information regarding you and your manuscript or other research content as reasonably necessary with parties such as external editors, reviewers, community journal staff, curators, and channel managers.

No Sale or Leasing of Your Information

Except as described in this privacy policy, we will not disclose your personal information to third parties without your consent. We will not sell or lease your personal information to any third party. We may disclose aggregate demographic and statistical information with our business partners; this information is not specific to the identification of you as an individual.



If, in your interactions with the JoMM Sites, you are linked or directed to, or click on, a third party website, we cannot control what information you may provide to that party or on/at that website, or how that party may use or disclose any information you may provide to them. As such, we urge that you exercise caution before providing them with your personal information.



Except in countries or jurisdictions where it is not be permitted by law, we may from time to time send you email communications regarding our business, products or services in response to your use of the JoMM Sites. By providing your email address, you consent to receive such communications, but may opt out of receiving such communications by contacting us at jomm@jommpublish.org.



If you wish to discuss what personal information we may have pertaining to you, or the handling or potential disclosure of the same, you may contact us at jomm@jommpublish.org, and we will promptly address your inquiry.