The IUCr is committed to protecting the privacy of authors and readers using its web sites. This document sets out how it collects and uses information from authors and readers.
The IUCr only collects personal information to the extent that this is necessary to provide services to authors and readers using its web sites and to provide web statistics.
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The IUCr does not share information it collects from users of its web sites with third parties.
An exception to this is email addresses included in the World Directory of Crystallographers; these may be passed on to third parties but only where the individual has expressly agreed to this.
When you submit an article to IUCr Journals as an author, we will not disclose your personal data to any third parties, other than for review purposes (e.g. to editors and reviewers). After publication, we may provide details of your article to third parties to help publicise your article.
If you wish to contact us, for example, to notify us of changes to your personal data, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or write to us at IUCr, 5 Abbey Square, Chester CH1 2HU, England (telephone 44 1244 342878, fax 44 1244 314888). You may also make changes to your details directly while you are logged in to our web sites.