Privacy Policy

This privacy statement describes how DOAB Foundation collects and uses data while browsing this website or using our API. We are committed to ensuring that your personal details are protected when you use our website, or API. If you have any questions about how we use your personal information or comply with data protection legislation, please contact us.

What information do we collect?


DOAB uses the MailChimp platform to send newsletters. It collects data needed to identify you (name and affiliation) and an email address. More information on how MailChimp uses data when you sign up for a newsletter can be found on this page.


We use Google Analytics to measure the use of the DOAB website. It collects data about your activities that does not personally or directly identify you when you visit our website. This information may include content you view, the date and time that you viewed the content or your location information associated with your IP address. DOAB Foundation uses this information to improve the structure and content of our website. More information on how Google uses data when you use the DOAB website can be found on this page.

Contact and login details

We collect contact information for the publisher’s admin account, name and email address of the person who is authorised to upload metadata of OA books to DOAB.

How do we use this information?

The analytics information retrieved only helps in improving the website, or getting usage data at a very generic level. The login information is used to manage access to the admin site.

Will DOAB share your personal details with anyone else?

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless disclosure is required by law. If you feel that this site is not following its stated privacy policy, you may contact us. We will be sure to address your concerns.