For Reviewer

Reviewer:

  • By accepting the review, the reviewer confirms to be an independent expert and to meet the fixed deadlines.
  • Handles information included in submitted yet-unpublished contribution as confidential content and guarantees that s/he will not hand it over to any third party or use it to his/her personal benefit.
  • Writes a review to help the author to improve the quality of their work.
  • If s/he founds out a possible conflict of interests or has a reasonable suspicion of plagiarism regarding the contribution, reports this fact to the editors.

The reviewers shall follow the COPE Ethical Guidelines for Peer Reviewers.