Publication Ethics Policy follows the COPE (Committee on Publication Ethics) Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors, reviewers and authors. Here is a breakdown of the standards:
Submitted manuscripts are the original work of the author(s), and that all contributing authors are listed and/or given credit. Manuscripts have not been published nor are under consideration by another journal concurrently. All sources of data used in the development of the manuscript are properly cited.
Manuscripts are reviewed based on the intellectual content of the paper without regard of gender, race, ethnicity, religion, citizenry or political values of author(s). Conflicts of interest during the review process must be communicated to the Editor. Manuscript information is kept confidential. Any concerns regarding the review of a manuscript are communicated to the Editor.
Manuscripts are evaluated in fairness based on the intellectual content of the paper without regard of gender, race, ethnicity, religion, citizenry or political values of authors. Conflicts of interest pertaining to submitted manuscripts must be disclosed. Manuscript information is confidential. Publication decisions of submitted manuscripts based on the reviewer’s evaluation of the manuscript, policies of the journal editorial board and legal restrain acting against plagiarism, libel and copyright infringement rest with the Editorial Board.
Code of Conduct
1. The Editor should ensure that all articles accepted for publication have been assessed by two reviewers.
2. The Editor should not make decisions regarding manuscripts about which they may have a conflict of interest. In such instances, a senior member of the Editorial Board should be assigned to assume responsibility for overseeing peer-review and making decisions regarding acceptance or rejection.
3. All of the responsibilities should be carried precisely within the time frame.
4. In case of any delays, there should be an immediate consultation with the authors.
5. The entire process should be transparent and in the structured flow.
6. Although the Editor may publish in their own journal, a senior member of the Editorial Board will be assigned to assume responsibility of overseeing peer-review process.
7. Editors should provide a professional service to authors. Correspondence should be handled in a timely and respectful manner, and efficient and thorough peer-review carried out.
8. Systems should be in place to ensure editorial staff absences do not result in a reduced service to authors.
9. A professional service to authors is expected.
Submission of a manuscript implies that the work described has not been published before (except in the form of an abstract or as part of a published lecture, or thesis) and that it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere.
All works published by Internet Banking and Commerceare under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License. This permits anyone to copy, distribute, transmit and adapt the work provided the original work and source is appropriately cited.
Note: Authors are sole responsible for any scienctific misconduct including plagiarism in their research articles; publisher is not responsible for any scientific misconduct happened in any published research article. As a publisher we will follow stricly scientific guidelines and EIC 's advice to retract or erratum of any article at any time if scientific misconduct or errors happened in any articles.