January 20, 2020
Publication ethics and malpractice statement
The reviewers shall follow the COPE Ethical Guidelines for Peer Reviewers.
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Reviewers are expected to review such works they have professional expertise for. Reviewers shall keep confidentiality of the reviewed document, shall not use any information they gain during the peer review process to their own or to third parties benefit, nor to discredit others.
Reviews are expected to be completed in a timely manner and reviewers are asked to respond as soon as possible especially if they cannot conduct the review for any reason. The review shall be objective, constructive, not influenced by the authors’ identity or background, or by any commercial issues. Reviewers shall also report all potential conflict interests to the journal.