The terms and conditions apply to the www.gosciences.com website of the Global Scientific Publishers (GSP) and all affiliated sites, and any web pages, features, or services available through the GSP (collectively, the "Services"). By accessing, viewing, downloading or otherwise using the Services, you agree to be bound by the terms of these Terms of Use set by the Global Scientific Publishers. If you are using the Services on behalf of a company or other legal entity, such entity may have a separate agreement with the GSP, but you are nevertheless individually bound by these Terms of Use. If you do not wish to be bound by these Terms of Use, do not join the GSP and do not access, view, download, or otherwise use any of the Services. Nothing in this Agreement shall be deemed to confer any third-party rights or benefits. If you do not agree to be bound by the terms of this Agreement, you may not use nor access our services. The GSP reserves all rights to revise these Terms of Use at any time in its sole discretion without prior notice to you.

I. Privacy Policy

Collected Information

The GSP collects information about the users of our site. This information helps us determine which parts of the site visitors find most valuable as well as how we can continually improve the services we provide. User identities remain anonymous unless the User provides this information as a part of registration.

The GSP uses your IP address to help diagnose problems with our servers and to administer our Website.

Users may use www.gosciences.com without registering but registration must occur in order to use any of the personalization services. The registration forms of the GSP website require specific contact information: name, e-mail address, etc., or to conduct e-commerce. The contact information is used to contact users when necessary.

Unique identifiers (such as IDs and passwords) are collected to verify the visitor's identity and for use as account numbers in the GSP's record system.

Periodically, a user must complete a registration form to register for GSP events. During the registration a user is required to give contact information. This information is used to contact the user about the event for which the user has registered or related events, services and products.

Authors and reviewers may provide personal information in the process of submitting a manuscript or review, or when establishing reviewer expertise profiles. We do not distribute personally identifiable information except as is consistent with the scholarly publishing peer-review process (e.g., for the purpose of introducing your submission to an editorial review board).

While placing an order, a user is asked to provide contact information and financial information. This information is used for billing purposes and to fill the customer's order. If there is a problem processing an order, the information may be used to contact the user. 

Information is collected through cookies, log files, link tracking, and/or third parties. Some of the collected information is tied to the user's personally identifiable information to provide offers and improve the content of the site for the user.   

Links

www.gosciences.com may contain links to third-party Websites. These links are provided solely as a convenience to users and not as an endorsement by the GSP of the contents on such third-party Websites. The The GSP is not responsible for the content of linked third-party sites and does not make any representations regarding the content or accuracy of materials on such third-party Websites. Links to third-party Websites are performed at your own risk. The GSP does not represent or guarantee the truthfulness, accuracy, or reliability of communications posted by users or endorse any opinions expressed by users. User acknowledges that any reliance on material posted by other users will be at the User's risk.

Emails

www.gosciences.com communicates with its users by e-mail for specific Web-related functions, such as password reminders. Because these messages are critical to site use, users will not be able to opt-out of receiving such messages. Users who register with the GSP have the option of receiving occasional e-mails from us about new features and similar messages that we feel may be of interest. Users may opt-in to receive these messages.

Cookies

The GSP may use cookies to record session information. You may disable the cookie function on your browser or erase the contents in your cookies file. However, doing so prevents the Website from recognizing you as a previous user of this Website and may prevent you from using some features on the site. You must have cookies enabled to create a GSP account.

Confidential Databases

Contact information of the GSP users is automatically included in the directory of users. The GSP does not sell or share email addresses with other organizations without the expressed permission of the user. The GSP does not sell contact information from the database to corporations. But the database may be used by editors to search qualified reviewers or send invitations for submissions. 

Legal Disclaimer
Personal information may be disclosed when required by law, such as in compliance with a legal or governmental process, for example a court order. 
II. Security

GSP Websites

Unauthorized attempts to modify any information stored on the GSP systems, to impair or circumvent security features, or to use the GSP systems for other than their intended purposes, are illegal and may result in criminal prosecution.

Personal Information

Personal information collected through registration, applications or other communications is secure and maintained, so that unauthorized parties are prevented from accessing or viewing your information. Only authorized the GSP system users have access to your information. 
Financial Information
Credit card transactions are handled by established third-party banking, processing agents, and distribution institutions. All payments to the GSP made by credit card over the Internet are subject to the approval of the financial institution issuing the credit card. Purchases are not binding on the GSP and registration is not guaranteed until such approval is received. Under no circumstances shall the GSP be liable if any financial institution refuses to accept or honor your credit card, even in error.
Security Disclaimer
In transactions with the GSP, while the GSP will make every effort within its power to keep your personal information secure, you acknowledge that there are security and privacy limitations of the Internet which are beyond our control.
 
III. Copyrights and Web Contents

All contents of the Services, including the text, graphics, images, logos, button icons, HTML code, and information contained on the official GSP websites are the intellectual properties of the GSP and are protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws.

Prohibited Use
Logos, images and photographs on the GSP websites may never be used for promotional , commercial or any other purposes without the prior written consent of the GSP.
 
All the contents or material contained in or on the Services may not be modified, altered, or created derivative works without prior written permission from the GSP.
 
Posting any false or inaccurate biographical information, deleting or changing any information posted by another person is prohibited.
 
User's password may not be shared with any third party.
 
Anything that interferes with the proper working ability of the Services is prohibited. This includes activity that can overload the Services' infrastructure, use of software or other device other than that which is available from the GSP, tampering with the software that makes up the Services, and destroying or changing information posted by any other person.
 
Material that is copyrighted may not be posted or published, without first obtaining proper written consent from the copyright owner.
 
IV. Disclaimer of Warranties, Liability and Consequential Damages
The Services are provided "as is" and "as available". The GSP does not provide any warranties or representations of any kind whether expressed or implied. Do not rely on the Services, any information therein, or its continuation. The GSP disclaims any and all expressed and implied warranties and representations with no limitations. The GSP is not responsible, and makes no warranties and representations for the delivery of any messages. The GSP does not warrant the accuracy, reliability, completeness, timeliness of the Services and the content therein. The GSP makes no warrant that the operation of the Services will be error-free, virus-free and uninterrupted. If your use of the Services causes the need for servicing or replacing equipment or data, and/or any another losses, the GSP is not responsible for these costs. Under irresistible circumstances, the Services may be interrupted or terminated without prior notices.

The GSP is not liable for any content on the Services. The use and access of the Services is fully at the discretion and risk of the users. The GSP does not assume any responsibility and liability for the content on the Services. User assumes all risks associated with dealing with other users with whom User comes in contact through the Services. Should a dispute arise between User and another user, User hereby agrees to release the GSP from all claims, demand, and damages associated with such a dispute.

Under no circumstances shall the GSP or any third parties in the Services be liable for any damages whatsoever (including, without limitation, incidental and consequential damages, lost profits or damages resulting from lost data or business interruption) resulting from the use or inability to use the Services and the content therein, whether based on warranty, contract, tort or any other legal theory, and whether or not the GSP is advised of the possibility of such damages.

V. Indemnification

User hereby agrees to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless the GSP, its officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any and all claims, actions, liabilities, losses, damages, costs, charges, expenses or demands, including without limitation reasonable legal and accounting fees, penalties, damages, interest, all attorney's fees, and costs, alleging or resulting from your use of the Services or failure to comply with these Terms of Use, including, without limitation, your submission of content that violates third party rights or applicable laws.

VI. Changes to the Policy

The GSP reserves the right to change this policy in any manner at any time without prior notice. User information may be used or new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in the policy. Policy changes will be posted on the website.

VII. Contact information

If users have any questions or suggestions regarding this policy, please contact the GSP at info@gosciences.com.

  
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