Privacy policy and data protection

General Notice

The Italian Society of Silviculture and Forest Ecology (SISEF), publisher of iForest, recognizes the importance of protecting the information collected from users in the operation of its services, and takes reasonable steps to maintain the security, integrity and privacy of any information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. By submitting your information to SISEF Sites you consent to the practices described in this policy.

 

On-line Users

SISEF is committed to disseminate scientific information and provide on-line services to the scientific community through the SISEF web sites, as reported in the corporate charter. To fit the above task, navigational and transactional information on users’ client (e.g., IP address, browser type, referral, etc.) are collected through suitable software in the form of anonymous, aggregate usage statistics and demographics. Such information is collected in forms that do not reveal users’ information, with the exclusive goal of computation of usage statistics for the SISEF web site contents and improve the public use of SISEF web sites and services. No personal information of any kind is collected nor maintained.

Cookies

Cookies are small bits of information that a website transfers to the cookie file of the browser on the computer’s hard disk, allowing to make the user’s visits more enjoyable and his/her experience customized. SISEF web sites use cookies for different purposes, however, no individually-identifiable information is collected nor stored. You can program your computer to warn you each time a cookie is being sent or to refuse cookies completely.

Links

SISEF web sites provide links to other third party websites. In using such links, users should be aware that third party web sites may adopt privacy and data protection policies. SISEF does not take responsibility for the privacy policies of, and usage of, personal information collected by other web sites which SISEF web pages are linked to.

 

Subscribers

SISEF disseminates information such as content alerts, information on upcoming initiatives, scientific meetings, sectorial news, etc. through e-mail to the subscribers of the SISEF on-line services. Subscribers are expected to receive on average 2/3 e-mail messages per month to their mailbox.

Subscriptions to the content alert services are collected through suitable on-line forms, where users are requested to provide their personal information and e-mail. By sending such information, subscribers do accept to be included in the SISEF mailing list and to receive by e-mail the electronic material described above. Personal data maintained in the mailing list may be modified in any time by subscribers by accessing directly to their record upon authentication through the SISEF web pages.

SISEF will not disclose in any way the subscribers’ information included in the SISEF mailing list to any people, company or third organizations or parties.

 

Authors

Authors submitting any content for publication on the SISEF web sites are requested to provide their personal information (name, surname, working address, e-mail) by fulfilling suitable on-line forms. Such information is collected for purpose of attribution of the published content to their authors. By submitting such information, the authors do accept to be included in the SISEF mailing list and to receive by e-mail the electronic material described above.

SISEF will not disclose in any way the authors’ information included in the SISEF mailing list to any people, company or third organizations or parties, except the basic information required for the attribution of published contents, which will be freely accessible to anyone through the SISEF web pages.

 

Unsubscription

Users included in the SISEF mailing list may unsubscribe at any time from the SISEF on-line services by sending an e-mail message at the following address: editorial.staff@sisef.org, clearly indicating the term "unsubscribe" in the subject. Upon the reception of the message, SISEF will permanently erase any kind of previously-collected user’s personal data/information from the SISEF mailing lists, and any record on the SISEF web sites will be no longer accessible to the user. SISEF does not take the responsibility for any consequence related to deletion of the user’s record.

 
 
 
IMPACT FACTOR
(2016):
1.623
Five-years
impact factor

1.633
Mean publication time
2.62 ± 0.13 months
Next Issue: October 2017
 
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