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Privacy Policy

  1. General provisions

This Privacy Policy is compiled according the requirements of Federal Law No. 152-FZ dated 27.07.2006 “On Personal Data” and defines the procedure for personal data processing and measures to ensure the security of personal data implemented by the State Autonomous Educational Institution of Higher Professional Education of Moscow “Moscow City University” (hereinafter — the Operator).

1.1. The operator aims to implement the observance of the rights and freedoms of people and citizens in their personal data processing, including the protection of the rights to privacy, personal and family secrets.

1.2. This Operator’s policy regarding the personal data processing (hereinafter — Policy) applies to all types of information that the Operator can obtain with regard to the website visitors.

  • Basic concepts used in the Policy

2.1. Automated personal data processing refers to automated data processing with the usage of computer technologies.

2.2. Lockout of personal data refers to temporary termination of personal data processing (except in cases where processing is necessary to clarify personal data).

2.3. Website refers to a set of graphic and informational content, as well as computer software and databases that ensure their availability on the Internet at the web-address: https://vestnik.mgpu.ru /.

2.4. The personal data information system refers to a set of personal data contained in databases and information technologies and technical facilities that ensure their processing.

2.5. Depersonalization of personal data refers to the actions which make it impossible to determine whether personal data belongs to a certain User or other subject of personal data without referring to additional information.

2.6. Personal data processing refers to an action (operation) or a set of actions (operations) performed with or without applying automation tools to process personal data, including collection, recording, systematization, accumulation, storage, clarification (updating, modification), extraction, usage, transfer (distribution, provision, access), depersonalization, termination, deletion, destruction of personal data.

2.7. Operator refers to a state body, municipal body, legal or individual entity, who organizes and (or) processes personal data independently or jointly with other persons, as well as determines the purposes of personal data processing, the composition of personal data to be processed, actions (operations) performed with personal data.

2.8. Personal data refers to any information related directly or indirectly to a specific or identifiable User of the website.

2.9. User refers to a visitor of the website, including the following categories: authors of articles, the findings of scientific research, observations, reviews published in the journal; members of journal’s editorial board and journal’s editorial council; journal’s editors; journal’s reviewers.

2.10. Disclosure of personal data refers to actions aimed to reveal personal data to a certain person or a certain group of people.

2.11. Dissemination of personal data refers to actions aimed to disclose personal data to a non-identified group of people.

2.12. Cross-border personal data transfer refers to disclosure of personal data to the territory of a foreign state, to an authority of a foreign state, to a foreign individual or legal entity.

2.13. Destruction of personal data refers to actions which make it impossible to restore the personal data content in the personal data information system and (or) which destroy material storage media of personal data.

3. Operator may process the following personal data of the user:

3.1. List of personal data:

– full name;

– email address;

– position, place of work.

3.2. The website also collects and processes depersonalized data about visitors (including cookies) applying Internet statistics services: Yandex.Metrica, Google Analytics, etc.

3.3. The above data is further unified by the general concept of “personal data” in this Policy.

4. The purposes of personal data processing

4.1. The User’s personal data processing is aimed to:

– identify the authorship of a scientific work;

– review manuscripts (with depersonalization of the manuscripts reviewed);

– communicate with the authors of manuscripts;

– prepress of manuscripts;

– represent the editorial board’s members and editorial council’s members, editors, specialists of technical service on the journal’s open access website and for the journal’s representation in scientometric databases, scientific communities;

– organize peer-review procedure (according to the double-blind peer-review system adopted by “The Academic Journal of Moscow City University”);

– conclude, execute or terminate civil contracts;

– provide the User with access to the services, information and/or content uploaded on the website.

4.2. The Operator has a right to send notifications about new products and services, various events to the User. The User can always refuse to receive informational messages by sending an email to the Operator with the note “Unsubscribe from notifications about new products and services and special offers”.

4.3. Depersonalized User data collected by the Internet statistics services are applied to collect information about User actions on the web-site, improve the quality of the web-site and its content.

5. Legal grounds for personal data processing

5.1. The Operator processes the User’s personal data only in case they are filled in and/or sent by the User independently to the email addresses indicated in the “Contacts” section (different series of the Journal have different email addresses).

By sending their personal data to the Operator, The User agrees with this Policy.

5.2. The Operator processes depersonalized data related to the User in case it is allowed in the User’s browser settings (cookie and JavaScript are turned on).

6.Obligations of the Operator

6.1. The Operator commits to transfer personal data of all categories of personal data subjects to the bodies of inquiry and investigation, other authorized bodies on the grounds provided for by the current legislation of the Russian Federation.

The Operator commits to provide to the personal data subject or their representative an opportunity to review the personal data related to this subject of personal data free of charge. 

The Operator commits to notify the personal data subject or their representative of the changes made, the measures taken and to assume reasonable efforts to notify third-party entities who have received the personal data of this subject.

7. The procedure for collection, storage, transfer and other types of personal data processing.

7.1. The security of personal data processed by the Operator is ensured through the assumption of legal, organizational and technical measures which are necessary to fully comply with the requirements of current legislation in the field of personal data protection.

7.2. The operator ensures the safety of personal data and assumes all possible measures to exclude access to the personal data of unauthorized entities.

7.3. The User’s personal data will never be transferred to third-party entities, except in cases related to the implementation of current legislation.

7.4. In case there are inaccurancies in personal data, the User can update them independently by sending a notification to the Operator to the official email address with a note “Updating personal data”.

7.5. The period of personal data processing is unlimited. The User can withdraw their consent on personal data processing at any time by sending a notification to the Operator to official e-mail address with a note “Withdrawal of consent for personal data processing”.

8. Cross-border personal data transfer

8.1. Before the start of the cross-border personal data transfer, the Operator commits to make sure that a foreign state provides reliable protection of rights of personal data subjects.

8.2. Cross-border personal data transfer to the territory of foreign states that do not correspond to the above requirements may be carried out in case the personal data subject has a written consent on the cross-border transfer of their personal data and/or the execution of the contract by the personal data subject which represents one of the parties of the contract

9. The right of holder of personal data to obtain access to their personal data.

9.1. The holder of personal data has a legal capacity to receive information related to their personal data processing, including the following information:

1) confirmation of the fact of personal data processing by the Operator;

2) legal grounds and purposes of personal data processing;

3) purposes and methods of personal data processing applied by the Operator;

4) the name and location of the Operator, information about persons (with the exception of the Operator’s employees) who have access to personal data or to whom personal data may be disclosed on the basis of an agreement with the Operator or on the basis of the federal law;

5) processed personal data relating to the relevant holder of personal data, the source of personal datacollection, unless federal law provides another procedure for the submission of such data;

6)periods of personal data processing, including the periods of their storage;

7) the procedure for the exercise of the above rights by the holder of personal data;

8) information on carried out or scheduled cross-border data transfer;

9) the name or full name and address of the entity who processes personal data on behalf of the Operator, in case processing is or will be entrusted to such an entity;

10) other information.

9.2. In case the holder of personal data claims that the Operator processes their personal data violating the requirements of the federal law or otherwise violates their rights and freedoms, the holder of personal data has a legal capacity to file a complaint on the actions or negligence of the Operator with the authorized agency for protection of the rights of personal data holders or with the court.

10. Final provisions

10.1. The User is able to obtain any clarifications on issues of interest concerning their personal data processing by contacting the Operator via the official email address.

10.2. This document will reflect any changes to the Operator’s privacy policy.

The Policy is valid for an unlimited term until it is replaced by its new version.

10.3. The current version of the Policy is available on the Internet.

10.4. The authors’ manuscripts are revised with decent respect to authors’.

Reviewers also have the right for privacy.

10.5. The editors of “The Academic Journal of Moscow City University” do not disclose information about manuscripts (including their receipt, content, status in the peer-review procedure, criticism, general assessment) to anyone except the authors and reviewers. 

The reviewers and editorial staff respect the authors’ rights, do not publicly discuss the authors’ works, do not borrow their ideas before the publication of their manuscripts.

The reviewers are permitted to make copies of manuscripts for personal use or distribution.

The reviewer’s corrections should not be published or otherwise made public without the permission of the reviewer, the author and the editor.

10.6. In case the author provides research findings indicating the names of research participants, photographs of certain people, they must first obtain their consent on the publication of these names, images, explaining the reason.

10.7. If the editor doubts of the informed consent of the research participants or considers that there is a potential reason for a conflict of interests, they have a right to request a written consent of the research participants from the author of the manuscript.

10.8. If the personal data of the research participants has been changed in the manuscript to keep them anonymous, the author must provide guarantees that such changes do not distort the scientific content (this should be indicated in the text of the article).