Privacy statement


The Janeway publishing platform which hosts Salford Open Journals only collects the data that is required to provide services to you, that is: 

  • Submitting an article for publication 

  • Contacting us via our contact form 

  • Monitoring our infrastructure for bugs or security issues 

  • Non-intrusive cookies to track which articles are viewed and downloaded. 

Contact us to discuss any data we may have about you. Under GDPR legislation you have the right to withdraw your consent to our use of this data, however, it should be noted that Right to Erasure may not apply to authors of a submitted article as we have a legitimate interest in keeping your data to identify you as the author of a published and indexed text.

Data Sharing

We may share some of your data with external persons for the following purposes only: 

  • Editing, peer reviewing, copyediting, typesetting or proofing your article. 
  • Registering your article with Datacite. 
  • Automation. 
  • Janeway (our software platform) does not profile your data in order to make an automated decision. 


We utilise cookies for the following purposes: 

  • Maintenance of login sessions 
  • Prevention of cross site request forgery 
  • Tracking views and downloads of our articles  

Contacting the team

Contact form (add e-mail here when agreed) 

Registration and authentication

Personal data collected: country, email address, first name and last name. 

We additionally collect Facebook, X (formerly Twitter), Github and Linkedin handles (optionally).