PIERS —— A global symposium committed to
advancing photonics and electromagnetics for the benefit of humanity.
We are committed to protecting the privacy of authors, participants, reviewers, volunteers, members and all the other contacts. Below you will find information we may collect and how we use your personal data.
Information We May Collect
As a non-profit organization, The Electromagnetics Academy publishes scholar journals (PIER) and sponsors international conferences (PIERS). During the process of member election, paper submission, conference registration, peer review and other related activities, we may have collected the following information.
Personal name and contact details
Area of expertise
peer review information
Purchasing and payment information
Registration and participation in PIERS events
Information about service usage
Other information you upload or provide to us
Information We May Use to Do
We use your personal information for the following purposes:
To advertise for future PIERS events. You may receive multiple call-for-papers of the future PIERS events if you have registered an account in either PIERS conferences or PIER journals. If you are not willing to be disturbed, you can select to UNSUBSCRIBE from our advertisement.
To communicate with your paper submission or PIERS participation.If you have submitted manuscripts to PIER journals or PIERS events, we will use your personal data to contact you.
To request for peer review process. Sometimes, as a suggested reviewer, your personal information may be provided by authors, colleagues, editors and etc.. We may use your personal and professional information in our database to judge whether you will be requested as a reviewer.
To update the PIERS membership or award evaluation. Information will be also submitted to PIERS Award Committee. Author who has participated PIERS events will be recorded as a PIERS member. PIERS will evaluate the personal and professional information of all members after every events. Information of qualified members will be submitted to Fellow Committees for further evaluation.
We reserve the right to update this policy from time to time by updating our website, respectively. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.
This policy was last updated on January 30, 2021.