Privacy Policy

Personal data protection

The International Association of Advanced Materials (IAAM) is committed to user privacy.

The policy on individual data protection in relation to the processing of personal data by Community institutions is based on Regulation (EU) 2018/1725 of the European Parliament and Council of 23 October 2018 on the protection of natural persons in relation to the processing of personal data by Union institutions, bodies, offices, and agencies, as well as on the free movement of such data, and repealing Regulation (EC) No 45/2001 and Decision No 1247/2002/EC.

This general policy applies to the family of institutional websites hosted by the IAAM in the.org domain. Although you can visit most of these websites without providing any personal information, information is necessary in some situations in order to offer the e-services you seek. Websites that require this information treat it in accordance with the aforementioned regulation and give information about the use of your data in their specific privacy policy statements.

"Your Content" - What IAAM is Allowed To Do?

  • We may publish, check, edit or remove all or part of the comments or other material, including your name, town and country, which you submit to us ('Your Content'), at our sole discretion. We are not obliged to do any of these things and we may not.
  • You retain any copyright you may have in Your Content. By submitting material to us, you grant us a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive worldwide licence to use, copy, edit, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, make available, communicate and distribute Your Content (in whole or part) and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed. By submitting Your Content, you warrant that you have the right to grant this licence. The licence is capable of sub-license by us to any other entities and brands.
  • To the extent permitted by law, you waive your moral rights (e.g. the right to be identified as the author or to object to derogatory treatment) in Your Content.
  • This clause means, for example (without limitation), that we can:
    • Continue to publish all or part of Your Content, including your name, town and country, even if you change your mind and want us to remove it and/or you are no longer registered with the site.
    • Remove Your Content, even if you have not breached these Terms or our House Rules.
    • Use all or part of Your Content in promoting our products and services (e.g. we may use a screenshot including your comments in our advertising).
    • Edit your Content, which may result in a part of it being modified and displayed, including without your name. Please note that we do not check, monitor, moderate or even see all the comments and other material submitted to us. While some comments are pre-moderated (i.e. checked in advance by us before publication), some are not.

"Your Content" - What IAAM is Not Allowed To Do?

You must not submit any material to the site that:

  • is:
    • Defamatory, malicious, threatening, false, misleading, offensive, abusive, discriminatory, harassing, blasphemous or racist.
    • indecent, obscene or of a sexual nature.
    • A breach of confidentiality or someone's privacy.
    • Could prejudice any active legal proceedings of which you are aware.
    • Is likely to
      • Cause someone alarm, anxiety or distress.
      • Encourage violence or racial or religious hatred.
    • Infringes any intellectual property rights, such as copyright and trademarks. This means generally that you must own the rights in everything you submit or must obtain permission from the rights owner to submit the material.
    • Is technically harmful (including, without limitation, computer viruses, logic bombs, Trojan horses, worms, harmful components, corrupted data or other malicious software, harmful data or conduct). Offers or promotes any product or service.
    • Impersonates anyone else or otherwise misrepresents your identity, affiliation or status.
    • Is in breach of these Terms, our Privacy Policy, and/or Community Guidelines.
    • Is, encourages or teaches conduct that is a criminal offence, gives rise to civil liability, or is otherwise unlawful.

Third-Party Content And Links Available On The Site

We are not liable or responsible for the third party content on the site. Third-party content includes, for example, comments, blogs and articles posted by users and the content of advertisements. Where the site contains links to other sites and resources, which are provided by third parties, these links and resources are provided for your information only and you access them at your own risk. We are not liable or responsible for the content or operation of third-party sites or resources. You should read any user terms and privacy policies and the like on third party sites, as they are likely to differ from ours. If you see something which you reasonably believe breaches these Terms or our Community Guidelines, please contact us at contact@iaamonline.org

You can find more information about our processing of personal data on our General Data Protection Regulation page.

Children’s Privacy

Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 13 (“Children”).

We do not collect personally identifying information from children under the age of 13. Please contact us if you are a parent or guardian and are aware that your children have provided us with personal information. If we learn that a child under the age of 13 has provided us with personal information, we will immediately erase the information from our servers.

Infringement Of Intellectual Property Right

If you think your work has been copied in a manner that constitutes copyright infringement, you can contact us at contact@iaamonline.org. Please include all of the following information in your notification:

  • A physical or electronic signature of the person authorised to act on behalf of the owner of the exclusive copyright that is allegedly infringed.
  • A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed.
  • A description of where the material you claim is infringing is located on the site.
  • Your address, telephone number, email address and all other information are reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact you.
  • A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorised by the copyright owner, its agent or the law.
  • A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorised to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

Corporate and individual subscriptions and manuscript submissions At this point all the articles published in Advanced Materials Reviews can be downloaded for free. However, in future, if the articles need a subscription to access then the following terms and conditions apply

Your organisation may have a corporate subscription permitting you as an authorised user to access additional content on the site. Alternatively, you may have an individual subscription permitting you to access additional content on the site. If you benefit from a corporate or individual subscription, the relevant subscription terms will govern your access to and use of that additional content (it may, for instance, give you wider rights to print and copy that additional content). These Terms, however, will still apply to any other content on, and to any content that you submit to, the site. If you wish to submit to us a manuscript or other contribution for review and/or potential publication in Advanced Materials Reviews, you will normally be asked to complete a licence to publish agreement which will govern the publication by us of your manuscript or other contribution in Advanced Materials Reviews. These Terms, however, will still apply to other content that you submit to the site.

Information Collection and Use

While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that is used for sending you more information about our services and products. This information may be retained by us and could also be used to contact or identify you. Personally, identifiable information may include but is not limited to, your name, email, phone number and postal address (“Personal Information”).

Log Data

We collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Service (“Log Data”). This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, and the time spent on those pages and other statistics.

Service Providers

We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service, provide the Service on our behalf, perform Service-related services or assist us in analysing how our Service is used.

These third parties have access to your Personal Information only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.

Security

The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but keep in mind that no method of Internet transmission or computer storage is completely safe. While we endeavour to protect your Personal Information using commercially acceptable techniques, we cannot guarantee its total security.

Links To Other Sites

Our Service may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. 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 sites or services.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

Our Liability

The information contained on the site is for information purposes only and does not constitute advice. You should check any information on the site and use your own judgement before doing or not doing anything on the basis of what you see. We make no representations or warranties with respect to the site or its contents, All warranties, express or implied, including without limitation the implied warranties of satisfactory quality and fitness for purpose relating to the site and/or its content and/or any web site to which is linked are hereby to the fullest extent permitted by law excluded. No representations or warranties are given as to the accuracy or completeness of the information provided on the site, or any website to which it is linked.

Except for liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or deliberate breach of these Terms by us, we are not liable for

*Any action you may take as a result of relying on any information provided on the site or for any loss or damage suffered by you as a result of you taking this action.

*Any dealings you have with third parties (e.g. other users, advertisers or promoters) that take place using or facilitated by the site.

*Any liability for losses which are not a foreseeable or likely consequence of

  • Your use of the site, or
  • A breach of these Terms

*Any business loss connected with your trade, business or profession.

Without prejudice to the generality of the exclusions of liability contained in both this clause and in the Legal Notice, we are not responsible if you cannot access the site properly or at all or if some of its features are unavailable to you because of any event outside our control, for example (without limitation) the performance of your or our ISP, your browser or the Internet or limitations in the capability of your accessing device. The site is partially powered by software. The software has bugs. While we will monitor the site and attempt to fix errors, we cannot promise that the site or any individual component of the site will be error-free, always available, and/or virus-free. Nothing in these Terms, however, affects our liability for death or bodily harm caused by our negligence, or any other liability that cannot be excluded or modified by law.

Cookies

To make the websites managed by the International Association of Advanced Materials work properly, we sometimes place small data files called cookies on your device.

What are cookies?

When you visit a website, a cookie is a little text file that is stored on your computer or mobile device.

  • Cookies set by the website you are viewing are known as first-party cookies. Only that website has access to them. Furthermore, a website may employ external services that set their own cookies, known as third-party cookies.
  • Persistent cookies are cookies that are retained on your computer and are not automatically destroyed when you close your browser, as opposed to session cookies, which are deleted when you close your browser.

When you visit the International Association of Advanced Materials’ websites, you will be asked whether you want to accept all or accept only essential cookies.

The goal is for the site to remember your settings (such as user name, language, and so on) for a set length of time.

Cookies can also be used to create anonymous statistics on our visitors' browsing experiences on our websites.

How do we use cookies?

The International Association of Advanced Materials' websites largely utilises first-party cookies. Cookies are established and controlled by the International Association of Advanced Materials, not by any other organisation.

However, in order to view certain of our pages, you must accept cookies from third-party websites.

Maintenance Of The Site

To make your experience with the site enjoyable, we must resolve issues, apply updates, and do regular site diagnostics and maintenance. We will strive to schedule maintenance for periods when we expect lower-than-normal online usage. We also need to be able to do emergency maintenance and/or suspend access to the servers if we believe it is necessary. We will endeavour to reopen the site as soon as we believe it is safe to do so.

Validity Of These Terms

If any part or term of these Terms is found to be unlawful or unenforceable, the validity of the remaining parts or provisions shall not be affected.

Jurisdiction And Applicable Law

These terms are governed by Swedish law. The Swedish courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute relating to these terms.