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Systems Reliability and DATA Protection
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ScopeMed aims to keep all of the data for the following type of articles of the current members: aritcles without decision, accepted articles; and ScopeMed also aims to keep some of the data for the following type of articles of the current members: rejected articles.
Data of old members would be kept for 1 month, and then deleted completely. So editors/owners should back up their data before they terminate their accounts.
Articles with DOI numbers provided by ScopeMed would be kept under another website which is controlled by ScopeMed, if they terminate their membership. ScopeMed may restrict to access to these kind of articles of old members.
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Last revised: January 7, 2023