Privacy Statement

Jurnal Optimasi Sistem Industri (JOSI) is committed to protecting the privacy and personal information of its users, authors, reviewers, and visitors. This Privacy Statement outlines how JOSI collects, uses, and safeguards personal information obtained through the journal's website and submission system.

1. Collection of Personal Information

JOSI may collect personal information from users during the manuscript submission process, including but not limited to authors, reviewers, and editorial board members. Personal information may include names, affiliations, contact details, and academic or professional qualifications. JOSI collects this information to facilitate the peer review process, editorial communication, and publication of articles.

2. Use of Personal Information

Personal information collected by JOSI is used solely for the purpose of managing the submission, review, and publication processes. The journal may also use contact details to communicate with authors, reviewers, and editorial board members regarding their submissions, reviews, or journal-related matters.

3. Confidentiality and Security

JOSI maintains strict confidentiality of all personal information collected. The journal implements appropriate security measures to protect personal data from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. Access to personal information is restricted to authorized personnel only and is used strictly for journal-related purposes.

4. Data Retention

JOSI retains personal information as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected or as required by law. Personal data related to published articles may be retained for archival purposes and to comply with legal obligations.

5. Third-Party Services

JOSI may use third-party services or tools to enhance the journal's functionality and user experience. These services may collect non-personal data, such as website usage statistics, for analysis and improvement purposes. However, personal information will not be shared with third parties without explicit consent, except as required by law.

6. Cookies and Tracking Technologies

JOSI may use cookies or other tracking technologies to enhance user experience and collect non-personal information about website usage. Cookies are small text files stored on users' devices to remember user preferences and facilitate website navigation. Users can manage cookie settings in their web browser.

7. Links to External Sites

JOSI may provide links to external websites for reference or additional information. This Privacy Statement only applies to JOSI's website and submission system. Users are advised to review the privacy policies of external sites as JOSI is not responsible for their practices or content.

8. Compliance with Laws

JOSI complies with applicable data protection laws and regulations to ensure the privacy and security of personal information. The journal may update this Privacy Statement in response to changes in legal requirements or its practices.

9. Contact

For any inquiries or questions related to the Privacy Statement or personal data processing, please contact the editorial team at editor_josi[at]