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5- GERF reserves the right to modify the Terms and Conditions for GERF Journal at any time. Any such modification will be posted on GERF Journal, and the continued use of GERF Journal after any such posting shall constitute acceptance of the Terms and Conditions as modified.
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7- The GERF does not accept any responsibility about the authenticity of the facts printed in the journal as the information published is based on the opinion expressed by the authors. GERF Journal is intended for educational and research purposes only.
8- The GERF will strictly adhere to the scheduled timing, while publishing/delivering the journals to subscribers, however, The Journal/GERF is not responsible for delays unforeseen circumstances.
9- Readers are recommended to make appropriate enquiries before sending money, incurring expenses or entering into commitments in relation to any advertisement appearing in this publication. The GERF does not vouch for any claims made by the advertisers of product and services. The publishers and the editors of the publication shall not be held liable for any consequences in the events of such claims not be being honored by the advertisers.
10- All disputes are subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of competent courts and forum in Lucknow (U.P.), India only
Terms and conditions for publication
1- The author vouches that the work has not been submitted elsewhere for publishing, either completely, in part, or in any other form. The submitting author certifies that all co-authors have seen a draft copy of the manuscript and agree with its publication. All scientific contributions will be peer-reviewed.
2- Authors may suggest up to three potential referees, including their e-mail addresses, as well as individuals whom they wish to be excluded from the review process. On acceptance, papers may be subjected to editorial changes. The journal does not hold responsibility for the factual accuracy of a paper.
3- Upon acceptance of the manuscript the author is required to submit “Copyright Transfer Agreement Form” with signature of all the authors or corresponding author behalf of co-authors to the Editorial Office. This mandatory copyright form can be directly downloaded from the website.
4- The authors’ are encouraged to obtain permissions for reproduction of figures, tables, or text from the publisher of any published work. Manuscripts and artwork will not be returned following publication. Please note that after acceptance of a paper changes or additions to the manuscript and its data are not permitted. Errors in published papers should be submitted directly to the publisher.
5- Author(s) warrants and represents the originality of his works and should not be infringe copyright or violate legal issues. The publisher does not be hold any responsibility for breach of copyright infringements.
Terms and Conditions for Board of Members
1- All rules and regulations in this journal are governed by the GERF.
2- Chairman (Founder trustee) of GERF deserves the right and holds the power to dissolve/reframe/reconstitute/reorganize/renew any member or committee or the whole board at any time without any prior information.
3- Editor and editorial board members do not receive any remuneration. These positions are voluntary.
4- Editorial/Reviewer/Advisory board or any other persons, who is involved in publication of journal, are not a life member of this journal. They can be change at any time without prior information.
5- Those persons who are involve in anti GERF activity; there membership is cancelled at any time.
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Terms and Conditions for Advertisements:
1- Any insertion request from the advertiser or the advertising agency implies the latter’s acceptance of and compliance with the following general conditions and with our advertising Terms and Conditions.
2- The GERF shall reserve the right to approve or reject a given advert or insert ad at its sole discretion. When approving an advert, the publisher shall reserve the right to accept individual portions of copy text. The publisher may, while applying consistent principles, justify an approval or rejection based on the content, Provenance, or technical aspects of a given advert.
3- The GERF reserves the right, at any time, to cancel or refuse any insertion request without compensation or recourse. In the case of cancellation, only those insertions having already been published will be owing, and these at the subscribed rate.
4- The agreed dates and requested positions for insertions are not guaranteed. However, the advertiser’s wishes will be taken into consideration as far as possible. In the instance of full subscription or of technical impossibility, alternative proposals will be made to the advertisers.
5- GERF shall assume no liability for errors due to any type of transmission over the telephone or by email/fax, or for the accuracy of any translations.
6- Materials that the customer provides for his advert are accepted at his own risk. GERF may in no way be held responsible with respect to any material that has not been claimed.
7- The advertiser exonerates us from any responsibility for the consequences of any fault whatsoever committed in executing his advertisement, except in the event of serious negligence on our part. In the event of an error that is clearly our responsibility, and that causes detriment to the image of the advertiser or to the sales of the product or service being advertised, not including minor typographical errors, the Journal will re-run the ad or credit the advertiser with a reasonable portion of the ad cost.
8- Advertising is sold on a first come, first served basis. Prepayment is required for all advertisements.
9- All advertisement purchases are non-refundable. Advertiser and/or advertising agency may end an advertisement at any time during the contracted date; however, advertiser will not receive any refund for prepaid advertisements that Advertiser and/or advertising agency choose to cancel.
10- Advertised product/service must relate to R&D, Science and technology.
11- Advertising to be furnished by the advertiser.
12- All banners can support rich media.
13- Allow 15 days turnaround for ad approval process
14- Also specify which URL the advertisement should be linked
15- Banners do not appear on PDF pages
16- GERF is not responsible if advertisement is not seen due to website defect or server problem.
17- Any litigation or dispute caused by application of these general terms and conditions are subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of competent courts and forum in Lucknow (U.P.), India only.