At Elsevier, we recognize that the proper handling of personal data is very important. We also know that usage data can be leveraged to deliver tremendous value to our users.
For example, when you read an article on ScienceDirect or Mendeley, the system suggests related articles that you may find worthwhile by comparing your usage activity with anonymized and aggregated activity of other users. This feature saves you valuable time and provides you with additional insights in your research without personally identifying any users in the process.
Safeguarding your privacy and enhancing your productivity are our priorities, and we endeavor to follow our five guiding principles:
Read more about our approach in the Elsevier Connect article respecting data privacy.