Duties of the editor and the editorial board:
It is the editor’s choice which articles will be published. The editor follows the editorial board guidelines and can consult members of the editorial board or reviewers.
The editor sends each article for review to two reviewers, experts in the article’s field, era, or location framework (peer review).
The editor and the editorial board members are not allowed to disclose information on papers to someone else, except to the author or (potential) reviewer.
The editor has the right to set a deadline (a date) for a peer review. The set deadline can only be changed in an agreement between the editor and the reviewer.

Reviewers’ duties: 
The review process is anonymous. The reviewers must treat all papers as classified documents. They must not show them to or discuss them with others and not use the contents to their benefit. The reviewer’s objective and professional evaluations of the papers and their arguments help the editor with decisions and, while communicating with authors, contribute to the improvement of their papers. Criticism of authors on a personal level is inappropriate. 

Each chosen reviewer, who does not feel qualified enough or knows s/he will not review a paper within the deadline, must inform the editor and refuse the review.  

Authors’ duties:
Authors must follow the Guidelines for authors, which are published in every issue of the journal. Authors guarantee that their papers are original scientific work, their personal research results and that works or/and words of other authors used in the paper are cited according to standards. The data presented in the paper must be precise and accurate. The paper must contain enough detail and references that other authors can cite and the reviewer can check. 

Authors must quote the work of other significant contributors to the paper. Information that was received privately cannot be used or presented without the source’s explicit written permission. If there are more authors, all of them must give their permission for publishing the paper. Authors must cooperate in the review process and consider reviewers’ and the editor’s instructions to improve the paper and explain their decision if they reject suggested changes. 

The editorial board does not accept papers that have already been published or are in a review process with some other publication. Authors herewith guarantee that they have not yet published the essential parts of the paper in other scientific publications. The only exception is translations of papers in foreign languages. Authors must also obtain permission to publish picture materials protected by copyright. 

They have to ensure all ethical standards for research published in the paper. All authors must disclose potential financial or another significant conflict of interest that could influence the results or interpretation of their text. All project financial sources must be cited. Suppose authors discover a crucial mistake or inaccuracy of their work. In that case, it is their responsibility to immediately inform the editor and cooperate in the process of withdrawal or correction of the paper. If the editor realises that a published paper contains a crucial mistake, then it is the author’s obligation to withdraw or correct the article or to provide proof of correctness of the scientific article.  

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