Privacy Policy

Who Are We?

Spirituality Studies is a double-blind peer-reviewed journal on spirituality published by the The Society for Spirituality Studies in partnership with the Monastic Interreligious Dialogue, the European Union of Yoga, and the International Network for the Study of Spirituality. The Society for Spirituality Studies is an independent NGO registered under IČO 42407061.

What Personal Data Do We Collect?

Personal Information about Authors

All digital publications of the Spirituality Studies journal contain personal information about the authors of individual articles, specifically their names, institutions they are affiliated to, email contacts, and photographs. By submitting their manuscripts, the authors give their agreement to the Spirituality Studies publisher to publicly release their personal data.

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Embedded Content from Other Websites

Texts on our site may include embedded content. Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website. These websites may collect data about users, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor visitor’s  interaction with that embedded content, including tracing visitor’s interaction with the embedded content in case one has an account and is logged in to that website.

Who Do We Share Your Data with?

We share the site data with the following third-party service providers: Mailchimp, Darujme.sk, and Google analytics. It is so due to the following reasons: Our newsletter service is provided by Mailchimp, our donation portal is provided by Darujme.sk, and Google analytics is provided by Google exclusively for monitoring traffic.
The content of Spirituality Studies’ digital publications is shared with external citation databases for indexation purposes. It is also shared with libraries or other archives

In all these cases, Spirituality Studies only administrates your data.

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How Long Do We Retain Your Data?

If you are signed up for the Spirituality Studies Newsletter, your email address and its metadata are retained until you unsubscribe from our mailing list. For users registered on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that kind of information.

What Rights Do You Have over Your Data?

You can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Contact Information

For further queries about our privacy policy, or to request the removal of, or a change to, your personal information, contact us at editor@spirituality-studies.org.