DNLU Journal of Legal Studies

Journal of Legal Studies

Dharmashastra National Law University, Jabalpur

Privacy Policy of DNLU-JLS


This privacy statement provides information about the collection of personal information by the Journal of Legal Studies of Dharmashastra National Law University (DNLU-JLS) and the ways in which it uses that personal information. This Privacy Policy applies to Personal Data collected of author(s), of visitors to the Websites and of other individuals with whom we interact.


These terms are used in this Privacy Policy:

Personal Data: refers to any information relating to a natural person who can be identified, directly or indirectly, through that information. 
Processing: refers to any operation which is performed on personal data, such as collection, recording, organization, structuring, storage, disclosure, adaptation, alteration, deletion or any kind of disclosure or other use.

Personal Information Collection

  1. DNLU-JLS only collects and uses personal information that is necessary for the processing and publication of manuscripts submitted to us. This information may include names, affiliation and contact details, including postal address, emails, phone numbers and fax numbers. In addition to that, we only collect information relevant to professional research activities, publications, academic activities and specialization(s), editorships and awards. This enables us to provide researchers with high-quality publishing services, such as identifying the most suited expert reviewers for articles or building editorial boards.
  2. Using personal information 
    Any personal information received by DNLU-JLS will only be used to:
  • Process and publish your manuscript
  • Administer the website
  • Enable your access to and use of the website services
  • Process your manuscript
  • Publish your manuscript
  • Send to you, communication about your manuscript
  • Send to you, statements and invoices
  • Send you other such communications
    Where DNLU-JLS discloses your personal information to its agents or contractors for these purposes, the agent or contractor in question will be obligated to use that personal information in accordance with the terms of this privacy statement. In addition to the disclosures reasonably necessary for the purposes identified elsewhere above, DNLU-JLS may disclose your personal information to the extent that it is required to do so by law, in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings, and in order to establish, exercise or defend its legal rights.
  1. Securing your data
    DNLU-JLS will take reasonable technical and organizational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information. It may keep your personal data to enable your continued use of our platform and publishing services, and for as long as it is required in order to fulfil the relevant purposes described in this Privacy Policy, to comply with the obligations as a scholarly publisher or as may be required by law.
  2. Cross-border data transfers 
    Information that the Journal collects may be stored and processed in and transferred between any of the countries in which Journal operates (including the purpose of reviewing the submissions) to enable the use of the information in accordance with this privacy policy. In addition, personal information that you submit for publication on the website will be published on the internet and may be available around the world. Any submission to the Journal for the purpose of website or offline edition will be considered as an acceptance of this privacy policy by the Author(s).
  3. Other websites 
    DNLU-JLS is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of any third party. Other websites may contain links to the publication of DNLU-JLS and the Journal will not be responsible for the usage of the same by third parties.

Rights Of The Users

In response to the privacy policy of DNLU-JLS, the author(s), visitors to the website have a right to: 

  1. Request that your Personal Data be deleted. In certain circumstances, we may have an overriding need to retain all or some information to continue to provide our services as a responsible publisher or subject to any existing law that obligates data-retention.
  2. Require that your information be corrected. 
  3. Withdraw the consent for the processing of your personal data. 
  4. Be informed of the Personal Data we collect, process and store. This Privacy Policy, which is accessible to you via DNLU-JLS, provides you with all of this information in an accessible way. 
  5. Request access to your Personal Data stored by us or a third party, where this is technically feasible. Our intention is to respond to any request for information within a reasonable time.

Updating This Statement

DNLU-JLS may update this privacy policy from time to time in accordance with the requisite laws and requirements of the Journal. 


If you have any questions about this privacy policy or the treatment of your personal information by DNLU-JLS, please send an email to dnlujls@mpdnlu.ac.in.

Information collected, When You Visit The Website:
This information includes:

  • Geo-location data:We record (via IP addresses and time stamp) from where in the world you are accessing the Websites. This does not identify any individual and allows us to consolidate this data to understand where readership is located, and to provide impact metrics services, such as for your article or research topic.
  • Log data: Your device may send information to any website you visit. We record this information when you visit the Websites. It includes your IP address, the browser used and its settings, the date and time of your visit, and data on how you used the websites you visited.
  • Device information: We collect information about the type of device you are using, its operating system, browser type and version to ensure that the Websites operate properly with your device. The information is sent by your device, and the type of information will vary depending on the device’s manufacturer.
  • Information concerning your interactions with us: We remember your interactions with us. This may include emails we receive from you, acceptance of terms and conditions, submission of content, acceptance of reviewer or editor roles, participation in the review process, acceptances and rejections of articles, Frontiers surveys you may complete and any other interaction between you and Frontiers.

Information From Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies
We and our analytics service providers use cookies or similar technologies to:

  • Manage your login preferences,
  • Administer the Websites,
  • Analyze and improve your experience on the Websites,
  • Target our messages so that you only receive information relevant to you.

Cookies do not identify you, but we may link your IP address to a cookie on your browser.

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