Terms & Conditions

Introduction

These terms and conditions govern your use of this website; by using this website, you accept these terms and conditions in full. If you disagree with these terms and conditions or any part of these terms and conditions, you must not use this website. 

License to use website

Unless otherwise stated, INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARS JOURNALS and/or its licensors own the intellectual property rights in the website and material on the website.  Subject to the license below, all these intellectual property rights are reserved.

You may view, download for caching purposes only, 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:

You may reproduce, duplicate, copy, edit, modify and redistribute content that is specifically made available under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0 International License. However, you may not claim ownership or pretend to be the content owner by republishing without adequate citation and credit with links to the original source of the content.

Acceptable use

You must not use this website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the website; or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.

You must not use this website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software.

Withdrawal Policy

You are not permitted to withdraw submitted articles as such articles are immediately assigned to reviewers upon submission. Any author who wishes to withdraw his/her submitted manuscript(s) must pay the article processing charge of the journal otherwise, the editorial office of the respective journal will carry out all the editing/proof-reading, based on the suggestions/recommendations of the reviewers/editors and then go ahead with the publication without the author's name.

You are not permitted to withdraw accepted articles as most of our editors and reviewers are salaried workers whom we are obligated to pay whenever they complete the peer-review process.

Once an author has filled the consent form to pay the handling fee and later change his mind to withdraw his paper, he/she must pay the article processing fee and if he/she refuses, we shall publish such work without the author's name.

User content

In these terms and conditions, “your user content” means material (including without limitation text, images, audio material, video material and audio-visual material) that you submit to this website, for whatever purpose.

You grant to INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARS JOURNALS a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your user content in any existing or future media. 

Your user content 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 INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARS JOURNALS or a third party (in each case under any applicable law).  

You must not submit any user content to the website that is or has ever been the subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar complaint.

INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARS JOURNALS reserves the right to edit or remove any material submitted to this website.

No warranties

This website is provided “as is” without any representations or warranties, express or implied.  INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARS JOURNALS makes no representations or warranties in relation to this website or the information and materials provided on this website.  

Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing paragraph, INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARS JOURNALS does not warrant that:

Nothing on this website constitutes, or is meant to constitute, advice of any kind.

Limitations of liability

INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARS JOURNALS will not be liable to you (whether under the law of contact, the law of torts or otherwise) in relation to the contents of, or use of, or otherwise in connection with, this website.

Reasonableness

By using this website, you agree that the exclusions and limitations of liability set out in these terms and conditions are reasonable.  

If you do not think they are reasonable, you must not use this website.

Other parties

You accept that, as a limited liability entity, INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARS JOURNALS has an interest in limiting the personal liability of its officers and employees.  You agree that you will not bring any claim personally against INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARS JOURNALS officers or employees in respect of any losses you suffer in connection with the website.

You agree that the limitations of warranties and liability set out in this website disclaimer will protect INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARS JOURNALS officers, employees, agents, subsidiaries, successors, assigns and sub-contractors as well as INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARS JOURNALS

Indemnity

You hereby indemnify INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARS JOURNALS and undertake to keep INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARS JOURNALS indemnified against any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including without limitation legal expenses and any amounts paid by INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARS JOURNALS to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute on the advice of INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARS JOURNALS' legal advisers) incurred or suffered by INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARS JOURNALS arising out of any breach by you of any provision of these terms and conditions.

Breaches of these terms and conditions

Without prejudice to INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARS JOURNALS' other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach these terms and conditions in any way, INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARS JOURNALS may take such action as INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARS JOURNALS deems appropriate to deal with the breach.

Variation

INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARS JOURNALS may revise these terms and conditions from time-to-time.  Revised terms and conditions will apply to the use of this website from the date of the publication of the revised terms and conditions on this website.  Please check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version.