Terms of Use

Terms of Use

Introduction

These Terms and Conditions govern your use of this website and apply to all users of Integrity Research Journals corporate website located at http://integrityresjournals.org and its subdomains and any other services. These Terms and Conditions include the website's privacy policy and any guidelines, rules, additional terms or disclaimers that may be posted and updated on the website. By browsing or using the website and/or any services, content or materials you are agreeing to be legally bound by the Terms and Conditions. Please read the following carefully to understand the Terms and Conditions and if you do not agree with these Terms and Conditions, please do not use the website.

 

Copyright

Integrity Research Journals and/or its licensors own the intellectual property rights in the website and material on the website.  As a User, you have certain rights specified below; all other rights are reserved.

 

Website Availability

Integrity Research Journals makes no representations or warranties in relation to this website or the information and materials provided on this website.  Therefore:

  • We do not guarantee that the website, or any of it content, will always be available, uninterrupted, up to date, or otherwise free from errors, omissions, bugs or viruses.
  • We may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of the website without notice.
  • We will not be liable to you if for any reason our website is unavailable at any time or for any period. Hence, you are advice to create regular backup copies of your content material.

 

Account Information

Ensure that all information provided during account registration is complete, accurate and up to date. The account information supplied to us can be validated at any time.

Your Account is personal to you. You are to keep your password and any other security information confidential. This is your sole responsibility as we may not be liable to an unauthorized access to your account. Contact us immediately at service@integrityresjournals.org if you know or suspect that anyone other than you has had access to or knows your password.

 

Content Material

In these Terms and Conditions, Content Material are materials that you submit to this website for whatever purpose. Without limitation, these include text, images, audio material, video material, audio-visual and so on.

By submitting your content material to this website:

  • you agreed that you are the sole author of the content material, or, if not, you have been authorised by and have the full permission, licence and consent of all co-authors to submit the content material and any personal data associated with the content material.
  • you agreed that the content material is original, has not already been published in any other form or is not currently under consideration for publication by another journal.
  • you grant to Integrity Research Journals a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, publish, adapt, translate and distribute your content material in any existing or future media. 
  • you have disclosed to Integrity Research Journals in accordance with any Policies all potential conflicts of interest, including without limitation, personal or political interests, commercial associations or financial interests held by you and any co-authors.
  • you agreed that any research conducted for the content material has been conducted in accordance with applicable laws, regulations and codes of practice. And the content material must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any third party's legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action whether against you or Integrity Research Journals or a third party under any applicable law.
  • you agree that your content material shall be published by Integrity Research Journals under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.
  • you agreed that Integrity Research Journals reserves the right to edit or remove any material submitted to this website.

 

Intellectual Property Rights

All content material published by Integrity Research Journals on this website marked "Open Access" are licensed by the respective authors of such articles (content materials) for use and distribution by users but subjected to citation of the original source in accordance with the Open Access license (Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0). You may view, download, and print pages from the website for your own personal use, subject to the restrictions set out below and elsewhere in these Terms and Conditions. You must not:

  •  republish material from this website.
  • engage in systematic retrieval of content from the website to create or compile, directly or indirectly, a collection, compilation, database or directory without our prior written permission.
  • redistribute material from this website except for content specifically and expressly made available for redistribution.
  • show any material from the website in public places.
  • reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, rent or otherwise exploit material on this website for a commercial purpose.
  • use the website to seek or offer any goods or services.
  • edit or otherwise modify any material on the website
  • probe, scan or test the vulnerability of the website or any network connected to the website or breach the security or authentication measures on the website or any network connected to the website.

 

Article Processing Fee

In accordance with our Article Processing Fee Policy, publication of an article (content material) with us requires payment of a non-refundable fee as listed for each journal in Article Processing Fee page (Web link).

If an article is accepted for publication in any of the listed journals, the corresponding author will be invoiced for the applicable Article Processing Fee. Payments must be made in full within the period stipulated on our invoice. Payments are made through our third-party payment service provider. With a written permission, payment by any other means is permitted.

Author should note that ability to make payment does not guarantee that their manuscript will be accepted and publish. Hence, authors are advice to make payment for only article that has been accepted for publication.

 

Third-party Links

Links to other websites via the website are provided for your information and conveniences only. Third-party websites are in no way approved, vetted, checked or endorsed by us and you agree that we shall not be responsible or in any way liable for the content, accuracy, compliance with relevant laws or accessibility or any information, data, advice or statements or for the quality of any products or services available on such sites. We assume no responsibility for the content of sites linked to the Site. We will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of any such third-party sites. Visiting other sites via the Site is at your own risk.

 

Linking

You may link Integrity Research Journals’ website to your website provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.

 

Our Liability

Integrity Research Journals will not be liable to you in relation to the contents of, or use of, or otherwise in connection with this website. You agree to indemnify us against any claims, damages, liabilities, expenses, losses, or legal proceedings arising out of:

  • your use of the website;
  • your content material (published articles);
  • your failure to comply with these Terms and Conditions.

 

Penalties to Defaulters

A failure to comply with the Terms and Conditions, Integrity Research Journals may take such action as deems appropriate to deal with the breach. Among other penalties, the immediate actions that may be taken includes:

  • suspension or termination of your Account;
  • deletion of your publication (If you are an author) and/or
  • suspension or termination of your right to use the website.

Our rights and remedies set out in this section shall be without prejudice to any other rights or remedies which may be available to us.

 

Modification

These Terms and Conditions may be updated from time-to-time by Integrity Research Journals. The updated version will apply to the use of this website from the date of the publication on this website. Please check this page always for the updated version.