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Ethical Guidelines
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Ethical Guidelines

The editorial team complies with the principles of publication ethics. It is responsible for scholarly expertise of published texts and aims at satisfying the needs of readers and authors, maintaining the integrity of academic achievements, intellectual and ethical standards. To that end it relies on systems detecting data falsification and plagiarism and applies structured editorial rules. The editorial team complies with rules pertaining to confidentiality, copyright and intellectual property, data protection and image protection.

The editorial team endorses COPE’s guidelines Code_of_conduct_for_journal_editors_1.pdf (publicationethics.org)

Contributorship (co-authors) must be explicitly identified in a text. If instances of self-plagiarism, plagiarism, so-called ghostwriting or guest authorship are detected, the text is rejected.