Confidentiality

 | Post date: 2017/02/19 | 
Confidentiality
Editors and their editorial boards are not allowed to reveal relevant information of the article to anyone but reviewers and authors. Official and formal procedures should be determined to preserve the confidentiality of assessment process. Editors are expected to make sure the confidentiality of the Double-Blind peer review process and lack of information revelation which may reveal the authors' identity to reviewers and vice versa. Reviewers' anonymity can be breached only when reviewers permit editors to reveal their identity. Editors should make sure that their editorial boards are compatible and coordinated with them. Some parts of a submitted article which has not been published, are not allowed to be used in a personal research of an editor without the author's written permission. Confidential ideas or information which has been got by article assessment should be preserved privately not to be used toward private benefits.

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