Privacy Policy


SansSerif Publishing and the SelfCare journal recognize the importance of protecting the information collected from users of this website. We make every effort to protect your privacy by ensuring a high level of site security and by applying the policies described here on how we store and use personal information. This privacy policy has been developed in accordance with our legal obligations.

SansSerif reviews this Privacy and Data Protection Policy periodically and we reserve the right to modify this Policy at any time without notice. Any changes to the policy will be posted on this page.

Any questions concerning this policy should be addressed to If you wish to access your personal information to correct, supplement or modify your information, please send an e-mail to this address.



SelfCare will ensure that any identifiable personal information it collects in the course of the registration and purchasing processes, will be adequate, relevant and not excessive for purposes of operating this website. You will know what information is being collected via these processes when you complete required details prior to submission (including which information is mandatory). Except where necessary in connection with services provided by appropriate intermediaries, who will be required to comply with the confidentiality provisions of this policy, SelfCare will not disclose any personal information identifying Registered User to any third party.

Links may be provided from this website to other third party websites. In using such links, Registered Users should be aware that each third party website will vary in terms of its privacy and data protection policies, and SansSerif does not take responsibility for the privacy policies of, and usage of, personal information collected by others.

You should be aware that identifiable personal information that you voluntarily disclose and that are accessible to other Registered Users ( comment sections or debate contributions) could be collected and disclosed by others. SansSerif cannot take any responsibility for such collection and disclosure.


As you browse our website, we collect information about your use of the site. Whether you are a registered user or not, our web server collects certain information such as: IP address;  host names; domain name;  time and date information; the browser version and platform; a record of which pages have been requested. We will not be able to identify who you are from the information we store, but we will be able to identify where you are located.

When you contact us
If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence and use it to respond to you and/or to update our records. We may use all information to enforce our legal rights and protect against unauthorised access, use, activity and/or copying.
Use of Collected Data
We may use your data to monitor for any unauthorised use of our website, content or subscriptions to our publication (for example individuals subscribing individually for institutions). We may also disclose your identity and contact details to any third party claiming material posted by you is defamatory or violates their intellectual property rights or right to privacy.

We may use all information supplied or collected on this website to enforce our legal rights and protect against unauthorised access, use, activity and/or copying, and/or protect the rights, property, or personal safety of other users of the website and the public. This may involve using any details supplied by you including your name and contact details.

You will be given an opportunity to opt in or out (as applicable) from receiving marketing emails from SelfCare or SansSerif. We may contact you to notify you about changes to our service.
Retaining personal information
We keep your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfil our obligations to you and to protect our legal interests.
Additional Services
may offer additional services, including optional E-mail Alerting Services, which are opted into by registration and may be opted out of at any time. By choosing to take advantage of this and other services offered by SelfCare, you consent to the use of your information for the purposes of providing these services.

Use of Cookies
Cookies are used on this website to collect information about your use of the website and to measure the website’s performance. This allows us to create more of the pages that users like and to remove unused content. When you visit the website you can allow or disallow it to store cookies on your computer’s hard drive, by customising your cookie preferences using your web browser’s preferences/options/tools. Your information is not disclosed to any third parties. We may also disclose or access your account if required to do so by law. If you have any questions, please contact us.

Users should be careful not to store their user name and password as a cookie on any computer that is not their own, since doing so would enable other users of that computer to access SelfCare under their name.

More information about Cookies, including how to block them and/or delete them, can be found at Please note that by deleting our cookies or disabling future cookies you may not be able to access certain areas or features of our site.
Disclosure of information:
Other than as expressly agreed by you or as stated elsewhere within this policy, we will not disclose your personal data to any third parties other than: contractors and advisors who must keep this data confidential; as required to enforce our legal rights (including property, safety, our customers or others); fraud protection and credit risk reduction; where our company or its assets (to which your data relates) are to be acquired by a new company.

Storage and Protection of Personal Information:
Your personal data is stored in our databases or those of our contractors.  This information is only available to our web administrators and those of our contractors.

We will take all steps necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely by us and our contractors and in accordance with this privacy policy.

Where you have chosen or been assigned a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. Please do not share your password(s) with anyone.
Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access. We review these procedures regularly.