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Privacy Policy

In accordance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), our Privacy policy provides the following details:

A) Information we collect;

B) How we use this information and why we store and retain it;

C) How you can request that your information be updated, corrected or deleted.

Your Rights

Under the General Data Protection Regulation 2018, you have the following rights:

A)Right to know

B) Access - You have the right to access the information we hold about you. This is called a subject access request and must be made using the email address listed below.

C) Right to Correction - If you believe that we hold incorrect or incomplete information about you, please contact to amend/update the data as necessary.

D) Right to erasure (right to be forgotten)- see the Right to Erasure section.

E) Data portability

F) Right to limit processing - We will always respect your request to cease contact by any or all means of communication or for any specific purpose.

G) Right to object - We are registered with the Data Commissioner's Office and you have the right to lodge a complaint with them.

About Us

As the operator of the AJO website, we are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy sets out the basis on which we process the personal data we collect from you or that you provide to us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will handle your personal data.

In accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2016, the designated person for Data Protection is Asian Medical Press Ltd.

We follow the following principles to protect your privacy and comply with the GDPR:

A) We do not collect unnecessary information.

B) We will not use your data for any purpose other than the one specified.

C) If your data is no longer needed, we will not retain it.

D) We do not share your data with third parties.

E) We use appropriate technical measures to ensure that your data is stored securely on our systems.

Why do we collect Personal Data

We collect data in order to provide you with a reliable and efficient service, to enable us to publish the AJO Journal and to fulfill our obligations arising from any contract entered into between us and you. We also collect data so that you can keep abreast of all relevant developments regarding the AJO Journal.


Cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website, for example, which pages visitors visit most often. These cookies do not collect information that identifies the visitor.

All the information collected by these cookies is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to compile reports to help us improve our website. The information collected by these cookies cannot track your browsing activity on other websites

Other third party data sources

If we collect information from third parties, we will ask for your consent in advance or otherwise inform you of the collection and why.

Where is your data stored?

Your data will be stored in our database. The system is cloud-based, but we make sure all the necessary data protection protocols are in place.

Sensitive data

We do not store any sensitive personal data (as defined in the General Data Protection Regulation 2016 Article 9), unless you provide such data during the application or screening process. In this case, it will only be stored with your explicit consent.

Right of erasure

If you exercise the right to delete, we will retain all information that we are legally obliged to retain (such as employment contract data or financial payments) for the period specified by the legal obligation. We may also retain your name and minimum contact details so that we do not inadvertently contact you or re-enter your details in the future.

How and where data is processed

At AJO, we take appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, modification or unauthorized destruction of data.

Data processing is carried out using computer and/or information technology tools and in strict accordance with organizational procedures and patterns relevant to the stated purposes. In some cases, this data may be accessed by certain types of responsible persons involved in the operation of the website (administrative, legal, system administration) or external parties designated by the owner as data processors if necessary (e.g., third party technical service providers, mail operators, hosting providers, IT companies, communication agencies). An updated list of these parties can be requested from the Data Controller at any time.

Residence time

The data is retained for as long as is necessary to provide the services requested by the user or for the purposes outlined in this document, and the user may request the Data Controller to suspend or delete the data at any time. For this information, please contact

Additional Information on Data Collection and Processing

User's rights

The user has the right to know at any time whether his personal data has been stored and to consult the Data Controller to find out about its content and origin, to verify its accuracy or to request that it be supplemented, cancelled, updated or corrected, or to request that it be converted to anonymised format, or to block any illegally held data, and to object to its processing on all legitimate grounds. Requests should be sent to the Data Controller through the contact details above.

The right to lodge a complaint

Under Article 77 of GDPR, as a data subject, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority. In Ireland, the regulator is the Office of the Data Commissioner.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

The Data Controller reserves the right to amend this Privacy Policy at any time by notifying its users on this page. It is highly recommended to check this page frequently, referring to the date of last modification listed at the bottom. If the user objects to any change in the policy, the user must stop using the Application and may request the Data Controller to delete the personal data. Unless otherwise stated, the current privacy Policy applies to all personal data held by the Data Controller about the user.