Privacy Policy

The domains www.webmedcentral.com, www.webmedcentral.co.uk and www.webmedcentralplus.com are  owned by Webmed limited registered at 2 Matlock Avenue, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE3 3GL, United Kingdom. The pronouns ‘you’ and ‘your’ are used to refer to the end user, while ‘we’,  ‘us’, ‘portal ‘’our’ ‘company’, ‘WebmedCentral’ and www.webmedcentral.com, www.webmedcentral.co.uk, and www.webmedcentralplus.com (also known as plus)are used to refer to Webmed limited.

We at Webmed limited take your privacy very seriously. We make every effort to handle collected information appropriately. We treat our user’s information as private and confidential. We do not store credit card details nor do we disclose your data to third parties without your expressed permission or unless required by law.  

Collecting personal Information:

Webmed limited gathers data that users provide through registration, comment/review submission or article submission on our portal. Submission of articles and reviewing/commenting an article with us requires certain basic information.. We only ask that personal information of our authors and reviewers which are essential to attribute the information published by us. It would help our readers evaluate the information properly. . Certain other information is sought to provide you with a better service and you can choose to decline to provide this information. One does not require registering with us for reading, downloading or printing articles from our websites

Collecting usage data:

To provide you with the highest standards of service, we collect information regarding the patterns of usage (like how often users visit, what parts of the site users visit etc) on our portal. This enables us to identify the most popular articles and services.  We also gather information through an aggregated tracking system that derives data mainly by tallying page views throughout our sites and capturing information on the type of browser being used to view the site. This information enables us to better provide content and to respond to our users' needs. It also is used to help our advertisers and sponsors to better understand the demographics of our audience.

Statistical demographic information about our users may be supplied to advertisers. We may target online advertising to specific users on the basis of this demographic information, or on the basis of their past behaviour on the site, but information about an individual  will not be passed on to an advertiser without the users' express consent. This information is only used to create broad demographic summaries of where our users come from.

Displaying the information:

The name and credentials (not email or phone number or fax numbers) of all WebmedCentral Community members (authors, reviewers, advisors, faculty etc) will be available freely on our portal. These details are made available purely to facilitate scientific communication and to provide credentials to every manuscript/review/comment published on our portal.  We will ourselves never send unsolicited e-mail to our authors, unless it directly concerns the paper they have published with us.

Cookies:

We may use “cookies,” which are small files that the site places on your hard drive for identification purposes. These cookies are used for site registration, track usage and customization the next time you visit us. You should note that cookies cannot read data off of your hard drive.

However, if you do not want information collected through the use of cookies, there is a simple procedure in most browsers that allows the user to deny or accept the cookie feature. Please note that cookies may be necessary to provide the Subscriber or User with certain features available on our portal.  

By visiting WebmedCentral or any related sites, or by using one of its services, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Policy Statement. We may amend this Statement at any time; so please check these policy pages periodically.  If you have any questions or concerns about your privacy, please contact us for any further clarification.