Privacy Statement

Archives of Transport is committed to safeguarding the privacy of our authors, reviewers, readers, and all individuals who engage with our journal. Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, disclose, and protect your personal information in accordance with applicable data protection laws and best practices in scholarly publishing.

We may update this Privacy Policy to reflect changes in our practices or legal requirements. We will provide notice of significant changes on our website.

By using Archives of Transport's website and services, you consent to the terms of this Privacy Policy.

Information we collect

We may collect and process the following categories of personal information:


  • Contact information (e.g., name, email address, affiliation, postal address, phone number).
  • Academic and professional credentials.
  • Manuscript submissions and related files.
  • Peer review and editorial correspondence.
  • Any other information voluntarily provided by authors.


  • Contact information (e.g., name, email address, affiliation, postal address, phone number).
  • Academic and professional credentials.
  • Reviewer comments, assessments, and recommendations.


  • Anonymous usage data collected through cookies and similar technologies (e.g., IP address, browser type, pages visited, referring website).

How we use your Information

We use your personal information for the following purposes:

  • To manage the submission, peer review, and publication process.
  • To communicate with authors, reviewers, and readers.
  • To ensure the integrity and quality of published content.
  • To comply with legal obligations.
  • To improve our website and services.
  • To prevent and investigate misconduct or breaches of our policies.

Data Security

We employ industry-standard security measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. This includes encryption, access controls, and regular security assessments.

Data Sharing

We may share your personal information with the following parties:

  • Editors involved in the peer review process.
  • Service providers who assist us in journal management, website hosting, and technical support.
  • Legal authorities when required to comply with applicable laws and regulations.

Cookies and Tracking Technologies

Our website may use cookies and similar technologies to collect anonymous usage data for analytical purposes. You can manage your cookie preferences through your browser settings.

Your Rights

You have the right to access, rectify, or delete your personal information, as well as the right to object to or restrict its processing. To exercise these rights or to inquire about your personal information, please contact our Data Protection Officer.

GDPR information clause

In accordance with art. 13 section 1 and 2 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of people using a connection to the processing of personal data and relate to the activity of such data and repeal of provisions 95/46 / EC (General provisions on data protection) (Official Journal EU L 119 of 05/04/2016 , p. 1; corrected, Journal of Laws EU L 127 of 23/05/2018, p. 2), hereinafter referred to as "GDPR", the Editorial Team of the Archives of Transport informs and authors, reviewers and other stakeholders acknowledge:

  • the administrator of your personal data is the Faculty of Transport of the Warsaw University of Technology, 75 Koszykowa Street, 00-662 Warsaw;
  • contact regarding personal data protection:
    - by correspondence: Editorial Team of the Archives of Transport, Faculty of Transport, Warsaw University of Technology, 75 Koszykowa Street, 00-662 Warsaw,
    - e-mail:,
  • your personal data will be processed on the basis of art. 6 clause 1 lit. b GDPR in order to conclude and implement a cooperation agreement related to publications in the Archives of Transport, as well as for archiving purposes and will be made available to entities authorized to receive them under the law;
  • providing personal data is voluntary, but the result of not providing data will be the inability to conclude and implement cooperation related to the publications of Archives of Transport;
  • your personal data will be stored for the period necessary to perform it and control of cooperation, and for the purposes of the Accounting Act for a period of 5 years starting from the year following the financial year;
  • you are entitled to:
    - the right to access your personal data,
    - the right to rectify your personal data,
    - to the extent resulting from legal provisions - the right to delete as well as the right to limit the processing of your personal data;
  • you have the right to lodge a complaint to the President of the Office for Personal Data Protection, if you believe that the processing of your personal data violates the law.