Privacy Policy
At IFSA Publishing and IFSA Association (hereinafter "IFSA"), we respect your privacy. IFSA is committed to protecting the privacy of its members, authors, readers, customers, volunteers, and other contacts.

This privacy policy applies to all personal data processed by our staff, as well as all legal entities, all operating locations in all countries, and all business processes conducted by IFSA.

What information do we collect ?
IFSA collects the following personal data of our customers* with the use purposes explained in a subsequent section:

* Your name and contact details

* Communication information

* Purchasing and payment information

* Registration and participation in IFSA events, publications and activities

* Subscription of journals (print and full-page electronic formats)

* Author and peer review information

* Other information you upload or provide to us

For our IFSA Newsletter (ISSN 1726-6017) we only ask our readers only for e-mail address. We do not use any your private information and data of our IFSA Newsletter subscribers and readers.

How do we use this information ?
IFSA uses your personal information for the following purposes:

To process transactions. IFSA uses personal information such as name, physical address, telephone number, e-mail address, and company/institution to engage in interactions with you, including contacting you about your order, subscription, event participation, publication fee, or membership. We use payment information to process your order and may need to share some of this information with delivery services, and other third parties to complete the transaction.

To provide support or other services. IFSA may use your personal information to provide you with support or other services that you have ordered or requested. IFSA may also use your personal information to respond directly to your requests for information, including registrations for events, or other specific requests.

To provide information based on your needs and respond to your requests. IFSA may use your personal information to provide you with notices of new product releases and service developments.

To provide online forums and social networks. Some services available on the websites permit you to participate in interactive discussions, post comments, opportunities, or other content to a bulletin board or exchange, or otherwise engage in networking activities. These services are moderated all may be accessed for technical reasons (for example, for improvements or fixes). You should carefully consider whether you wish to submit personal information to these forums or social networks and tailor any content you submit appropriately and in accordance with the relevant terms of use. You should also review any additional terms and conditions that may govern your use of these services, including terms related to sharing your personal information and receiving communications.

To administer products. IFSA may contact you if you purchase products to confirm certain information about your order (for example, that you did not experience problems in the download process). We may also use this information to confirm compliance with licensing and other terms of use and may share it with your company/institution.

To select content, improve quality, and facilitate use of the websites. IFSA may use information gathered in web site log file with non-personally-identifiable attributes to check the web site statistics, to improve website quality, track marketing campaign responsiveness, evaluate page response rates, conduct usability testing, and facilitate your use of the websites.

We don't share your information and e-mail addresses with any advertisers and third parties. When you click on or otherwise interact with an advertisement, there is a possibility that the advertiser may place a cookie in your browser.

To communicate with you about meetings, conferences, or other events. We may communicate with you about a meeting, conference, or event hosted or co-sponsored by IFSA or one of our business associates. This may include information about the event's content, event logistics, payment, updates, and additional information related to the event. Information you provide when registering for or participating in a conference managed or co-sponsored by parties, other than or in addition to IFSA. IFSA may contact you after the event about the event, subsequent iterations of the event and related events. Please note that IFSA conference, meeting or event organizers, co-sponsors, exhibitors, and other third parties may directly request your personal information at their conference booths or presentations. Providing your information to them is optional, and you should review their privacy policies to address your particular needs and concerns about how they will treat your personal information.

To assist in your participation in IFSA activities. IFSA will communicate with you, if you are participating in certain IFSA activities such as IFSA conferences, authoring or reviewing articles, conference papers or books IFSA may send you information such as IFAS newsletters related to those activities.

To update you on relevant IFSA benefits, programs, and opportunities. IFSA may communicate with you regarding relevant IFSA benefits, programs, and opportunities available to you, through your membership(s) with IFSA.

To protect IFSA content and services. We may use your information to prevent potentially illegal activities and to enforce our terms and conditions.

To get feedback or input from you. In order to deliver products and services of most interest to our customers, from time to time, we may ask members, customers, volunteers, and website visitors to provide us input and feedback (for example through surveys, focus groups).

To protect IFSA information assets as well as your own personal data. The IFSA protects the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of IFSA information assets by following a risk management approach based on policies, standards, guidelines, and procedures to meet security objectives while supporting business and operational goals.

How can you control your information ?
- You can ask about your personal data correction that you have provided to IFSA by e-mail:

- Use the unsubscribe method provided in our IFSA Newsletter

Personal data about minors and children.
IFSA does not knowingly collect data from or about children under 16 without the permission of parent(s)/guardian(s). If we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under 16, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under age 16, please contact us.

How will you know if the Privacy Policy is changed ?
IFSA may update its Privacy Policy from time to time. If we make any material changes we will notify you by email or by means of a notice on this website prior to the change becoming effective. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.

External links behavior
Some of IFSA websites link to other sites created and maintained by other public- and/or private-sector organizations. IFSA provides these links solely for your information and convenience. When you transfer to an outside website, you are leaving the IFSA domain, and IFSA's information management policies no longer apply. IFSAe encourages you to read the privacy statement of each external website that you visit before you provide any personal data.

Do Not Track (DNT)
The online advertising industry has self-regulatory initiatives designed to provide consumers a choice in the types of ads they may see online and to conveniently opt-out from online behavioral ads served by some or all of the companies participating in these programs. Our websites do not respond to DNT consumer browser settings.

Responses to legal requests
IFSA reserves the right to share your information to respond to duly authorized information requests of governmental authorities or where required by law. In the event of bankruptcy, merger, acquisition, reorganization or sale of assets, your information may be sold or transferred as part of that transaction. The promises in this privacy policy will apply to your information as transferred to the new entity.

How do I contact you if there is an issue ?
If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy or about the use of your personal information, please feel free to contact us by email at

Date: 1 November 2023

Contact information:
IFSA Publishing, S. L.

Parc UPC-PMT, Edifici RDIT-K2M,

c/ Esteve Terradas, 1

08860 Castelldefels, Barcelona, Spain

Tel.: +34 696067716​