The Egyptian Journal of Medical Education
EJME recognizes the importance of protecting the personal information collected from users in the operation of its services and maintains the security, integrity and privacy of any information in accordance with these website policies. By submitting your information to EJME, you consent to the practices described in this section.
How We Collect Information
EJME may collect personal information from you in the following ways:
(1) directly from your verbal or written input; (2) automatically through EJME's website technologies including tracking online, such as by web cookies (which are small text files created by websites that are stored on your computer), by smart devices, by combining data sets, by collecting data from a browser or device for use on a different computer or device, or by using algorithms to analyze a variety of data, online behavioral data, or location data.
Information You Provide
The types of personal information that EJME collects directly from you may include:
Contact details, such as your name, email address, postal address and telephone number;
Internet Protocol ("IP") addresses used to connect your computer to the Internet;
Educational and professional interests;
Tracking codes such as cookies;
Comments, feedback, posts and other content you provide to EJME website;
Location-aware services, the physical location of your device in order to provide you with more relevant content for your location;
Information about your personal preferences, hobbies and interests; and
Communications with other users of EJME services.
Use of Your Information
EJME may use your information in the following ways (after obtaining your consent, if required):
To provide you with information about services that you request from us;
To provide you with information about other events and services we offer;
For internal business and research purposes to help enhance, evaluate, develop, and create EJME website (including usage statistics, such as "page views");
To notify you about changes or updates to our websites, or services;
To administer our services and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, statistical, and survey purposes;
To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service; and
For any other purpose that we may notify you of from time to time.
Personal information will not be kept longer than is necessary for the purpose for which it was collected. This means that, unless information must be retained for legal or archival purposes, personal information will be securely destroyed, put beyond use or erased from EJME systems when it is no longer required or, where applicable, following a request from you to destroy or erase your personal information.
Disclosure and Sharing of Your Information
EJME will not disclose to or share your personal information with any third party.
We will use appropriate physical, technical and administrative safeguards to protect your data. Access to your personal data will be restricted to only those who need to know that information and required to perform their job function.
As is true of most websites, we gather certain information automatically. This information may include IP addresses, browser type, Internet service provider ("ISP"), referring/exit pages, the files viewed on our site (e.g., HTML pages, graphics, etc.), operating system, date/time stamp, and/or clickstream data to analyze trends in the aggregate and administer the site.