Security & Privacy

ACS ChemWorx™ Authoring Services is committed to providing a high level of quality and service and setting the highest standards for confidentiality, security, and privacy. We understand the value of your original work and will protect your intellectual property.

Privacy Policy

To read about the information we collect during account creation and manuscript submission, click here to view our complete Privacy Policy. Our Privacy Policy also outlines how we use that information, whom we disclose it to, and other important policy terms and practices.

Terms of Service

Click here to view our Terms of Service, which applies to all products, information, or services that are currently offered by ACS ChemWorx Authoring Services.

Submission Confidentiality

We understand that you are trusting us with your unpublished work and revolutionary ideas. All of our Language Editors must sign a legally binding confidentiality agreement before viewing any submission. Our Language Editors are prohibited, under any circumstances, from sharing your personal details or the content and language of your manuscript. ACS ChemWorx Authoring Services can take legal action if a Language Editor reveals any part of your submission to a third party.

If your submission receives an ACS ChemWorx Authoring Services Certificate, please use caution when sharing the certificate code with others. Anyone you provide with the certificate verification code will be able to download the version of the manuscript that ACS ChemWorx Authoring Services returned to you.

Website Security

We have installed the most powerful and current security measures on our website to secure your personal information. We use Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption, the highest level of security commercially available. Thawte, one of the largest and most trusted certification authorities on the Internet, has certified our website's security. Please feel free to use the Thawte link below to verify this certification. Additionally, we have several layers of security on our servers that further prevent unauthorized access to your submission.

Payment Security

We have partnered with VeriSign and PayPal to protect your credit card information using the most trusted financial transaction system on the Internet. VeriSign's product is both reliable and secure, so you can be confident that your credit card information is protected.

We never store your credit card information, so you are protected against fraudulent charges. We have also incorporated VeriSign's fraud protection program.

For more information about payment security, please visit VeriSign's website. To learn about how PayPal can protect you from unauthorized payments with its 24/7 fraud monitoring, visit PayPal's website.

US Foreign Policy Compliance

ACS ChemWorx Authoring Services provides manuscript assistance to researchers and academic organizations worldwide, but we are also required to comply with all sanctions/restrictions imposed by the US Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC). You can read our complete U.S. Foreign Policy Compliance Statement here.

Further Suggestions

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About Our Team of Experts

ACS ChemWorx Authoring Services’ experts are native English speakers. Each manuscript is matched with a subject matter expert who has either completed or is completing a Master’s, Ph.D., or M.D. program at a top-ranked U.S. university or who has worked at a top U.S. research institute. Learn More

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