Privacy Policy

CovidSciCom is a platform to share our global research about the impact of Covid-19 on the process of communicating science. It fosters an open and interactive community among science communicators, science journalists, reporters, researchers and the broader science enthusiasts. The mission is to increase the openness, integrity, and reproducibility of scientific reporting and communication by creating and operating an open-access infrastructure to support the entire research lifecycle from planning, execution, reporting, publishing, archiving and discovery. This Privacy Policy applies to contributors of content to, and users of, our website.

This Privacy Policy has been written to describe the conditions under which our website is made available to you. We do not collect any personally identifiable information about you when you visit this website unless you choose to provide us with that information. We do not collect information from you for commercial marketing or any other activities unrelated to our purpose. Our goal is to provide you with an online experience of information and resources that are most relevant and helpful to you. This Privacy Policy has been written to describe the conditions under which our website and services are made available to you. Our Privacy Policy discusses the scope and limitations to the way you may use materials and services you find on the site. Read the Privacy Policy carefully. By providing affirmative consent, you have accepted the terms of this Policy.


You are asked to provide explicit agreement to the terms of this Privacy Policy in order to use our website, to upload/ share and/or publish your personal information on or through our website. Further, we obtain your consent before collecting any personal data. 


The process of maintaining a website is an evolving one, and the project partners may modify and amend this Privacy Policy by posting a new Policy on our website. Please review any posted changes to our Privacy Policy carefully.


We have implemented industry-standard security safeguards and periodically monitor our system for possible vulnerabilities and attacks, consistent with industry standards. You should be aware, however, that since the Internet is not a 100% secure environment. If you become aware of any breach of privacy or of the security of the website, you are requested to contact us as soon as possible at


Our website may provide links to third-party sites for the convenience of our users. If you access those links or third-party add-ons, you will leave our website or use the services of another website. CovidSciCom does not control these third-party sites and cannot represent that their policies and practices will be consistent with this Privacy Policy or our Terms of Use. For example, other sites may collect or use personal information about you in a manner different from that described in this document. Therefore, you should use other sites at your own risk. We encourage you to review the privacy policy of any site before submitting personal information.

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This Privacy Policy was last updated on February 26, 2021.