Privacy Statement


Central Asia and the Caucasus is committed to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Statement outlines how we collect, use, and safeguard your personal information when you interact with our journal’s website and services. By using our site, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Information We Collect

We may collect personal information from authors, reviewers, editors, and readers in the following ways:

  • Personal Information: Name, email address, affiliation, and contact details.
  • Submission Information: Manuscripts, cover letters, and related research data.
  • Usage Data: IP addresses, browser type, access times, and referring website addresses.

Use of Information

The information we collect is used to:

  • Facilitate the peer review and publication process.
  • Communicate with authors, reviewers, and editors regarding submissions.
  • Provide customer support and respond to inquiries.
  • Improve our website, services, and user experience.
  • Send newsletters and updates if you have opted-in to receive them.

Sharing of Information

Central Asia and the Caucasus does not sell, rent, or lease your personal information to third parties. We may share your information with:

  • Editorial Board and Reviewers: To facilitate the peer review process.
  • Service Providers: Third parties that assist with our operations, such as email distribution and technical support, under confidentiality agreements.
  • Legal Requirements: When required by law or to protect the rights, property, or safety of Central Asia and the Caucasus, our users, or others.

Data Security

We implement appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect your personal information against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction. Despite these measures, no data transmission over the internet or method of storage can be guaranteed 100% secure.

Cookies and Tracking Technologies

Our website uses cookies and similar tracking technologies to enhance your experience. Cookies help us understand user behavior, remember your preferences, and improve site performance. You can control cookie settings through your browser, but disabling cookies may affect your use of certain features of our site.

Third-Party Links

Our website may contain links to third-party websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of these external sites. We encourage you to review the privacy statements of any linked sites you visit.

Access and Control Over Your Information

You have the right to:

  • Access the personal information we hold about you.
  • Request correction or deletion of your personal information.
  • Opt-out of receiving promotional communications.
  • Withdraw consent for data processing where consent is the basis of processing.

To exercise these rights, please contact us at

Changes to This Privacy Statement

Central Asia and the Caucasus may update this Privacy Statement from time to time to reflect changes in our practices or legal requirements. We will notify you of any significant changes by posting the new statement on our website and updating the date at the top of this page.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Statement or our data practices, please contact us at:

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