Privacy Statement

Privacy Statement
The Brazilian Journal of Biometrics (BJB) recognizes the importance of protecting the privacy of its users and adheres to industry standards for data privacy. This privacy statement outlines the collection, use, and safeguarding of personal data within the scope of BJB's operations.

Data Collection and Usage:
The data collected from registered and non-registered users (visitors) of BJB is essential for the standard functioning of a peer-reviewed journal. This information enables effective communication during the editorial process, facilitates authorship and content editing, and allows for the collection of aggregated data on visitors and readership behaviors.

Use of Data:
The editorial team of BJB utilizes this data to guide their work in publishing and improving the journal. To support the development of the publishing platform, anonymized and aggregated data may be shared with the developer, Public Knowledge Project (PKP;, with appropriate exceptions such as article metrics. The data collected will not be sold by BJB or PKP, nor will it be used for purposes other than those explicitly stated here. The authors published in BJB are responsible for any human subject data included in their research.

Data Privacy Compliance:
The editors of BJB strive to comply with industry standards for data privacy, including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR; of the European Union. This compliance includes provisions for "data subject rights," such as breach notification, the right of access, the right to be forgotten, data portability, and privacy by design. BJB recognizes the public interest in the availability of data, especially in maintaining the integrity of the public record of scholarly publishing, and is committed to upholding this interest with the utmost integrity.

BJB takes data privacy seriously and continually evaluates its practices to ensure compliance with relevant regulations and industry standards. By accessing and using the BJB website, users acknowledge and consent to the collection and use of their data as described in this privacy statement.