Copyright, Consent and Privacy
Copyright defines the ownership of the contents published in the Journal. As an open-access journal, the copyright of the papers published belongs to the producers of the contents and authors of the papers. Authors are allowed to share, publicize, reprint, or use the paper published in the journal freely, as long as the ethics of publication and integrity of the contents are maintained.
All the intellectual properties produced from the paper published belong to the authors. Before the paper publication, the corresponding author has to sign a copyright transfer form to give the Editorial Team of the Journal permission to publish, distribute and publicize the paper submitted by the authors.
JoBSS retains exclusive publishing right of the paper. In the case of using the contents published by the Journal, proper citation and reference should be stated clearly in the source of publication.
Consent and Privacy Statement
Human subjects of a study should be made known to the usage of the information taken from them. Consent from the subjects of a study, especially in clinical and medical research is essential in publishing related information. JoBSS requires all authors to declare the consent given by the subjects of study wherever necessary.
The privacy of the human subjects should be kept to safeguard their rights. JoBSS therefore will not be under any circumstances, publishing sensitive personal information, such as national identification number, social security number, email, or phone number of the human subjects in the study.
All papers with personal information of human subjects will be rejected. In additional to that, information that reflects discrimination on genders, regions, or ethnicity will be rejected.
Personal Data Protection Statement
JoBSS recognizes the importance to protect the personal information of authors and institutes. Serving as an open-access journal that currently requires no publication fees, authors should not, under any circumstances provide sensitive information, such as national identification number, social security number, bank account number, and credit card number to the editorial board of JoBSS.
Identification of institutions, however, might be requested whenever required. We will fully comply with the personal data protection act and will not tolerate any deed in the leaking of any sensitive information of the authors and institutes to the external party.