Privacy Policy

Last Updated February 8, 2022

The publisher and editors of Rambam Maimonides Medical Journal take privacy issues very seriously. Every effort is made to protect your personal information. Our Privacy Policy outlines what information we collect when you visit our website.

What Information Do We Collect?

Information Provided to Us by You or Others
We ask you to provide information in order to access certain content on our website. In some cases, we enter that information on your behalf. For example, authors are required to provide the names and emails of potential reviewers. We enter that information in our system so that the reviewer can be contacted via our manuscript submission system.

Personal information may include but is not limited to, your name, username, and password, address (postal and e-mail), telephone number, professional background, and expertise.

Information that is Automatically Collected
In addition to the information that you provide to us directly, we may collect information about your use of our website to help us measure and analyze traffic and usage. This helps us to enhance and improve access to our system. For example, we may collect:

  • Device Information such as your hardware model, IP address, other unique identifiers, operating system version, and settings of the device you use to access
  • Usage Information such as information areas of our site accessed, the date and time, the duration of your usage, and files downloaded or viewed.
  • Location information to provide us with demographics regarding those visiting

Cookies & Cookies Policy

Cookies are used to help personalize your experience on our website. They are comprised of text files created by your browser when accessing our website ( Some cookies expire as soon as your browser is closed while others may be saved to your computer’s hard disk. We store minimal personally identifying information in cookies and protect this information. Cookies let us identify return visits to and help us track website usage. We do not store complete records or personal information in cookies.

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies. Browsers can be configured to prevent this; however, if you do not accept any cookies, you may not be able to make full use of certain areas of (for example, the Author Center or the Reviewer Center).

How Is This Information Used?

Information that you provide to us will be used to process manuscripts throughout the publication process (to reviewers and authors), to send alerts to subscribers when a new issue of Rambam Maimonides Medical Journal is available, and to send special notifications to authors, reviewers, and subscribers.

Subscribers may unsubscribe from our e-mail services at any time via our Subscribe page.

Reviewers and Authors must request inactivation of their account by writing to In this case, your information is retained as it is pertinent to the permanent records for all manuscripts submitted to us.

We do not share your personal information with any third parties outside of our organization.

What Security Measures are Used?

We make every effort to maintain the confidentiality of your personal information and to protect it against unauthorized access, misuse, or alteration with commercially reasonable physical, technical, and administrative measures.

Changes to This Policy

This privacy policy may be updated periodically, as needed. The date the policy was last updated is posted on the top right of the page. Use of the website constitutes consent to any policy then in effect.

Contact Us

Please direct any questions regarding this privacy policy to