Terms of Use

1. These terms of use apply to the use of the SCIEPublish website or any other SCIEPublish online service you visit, including any updates or releases. By using our online services, you will be bound by law and agree to our terms of use and privacy policy. These terms of use facilitate the contract between SCISCAN PUBLISHING LIMITED (Hong Kong, China) and you (the "User"). These terms of use are governed by and interpreted in compliance with the laws of Hong Kong, China.

2. Unless otherwise stated, this website and affiliated online services are the property of SCIEPublish, and the copyright of the website belongs to SCIEPublish or its licensors. You may not copy, crack or modify this website or its online services, nor may you falsely claim that other websites are associated with SCIEPublish. SCISCAN PUBLISHING LIMITED is a registered brand in Hong Kong, China.

3. Unless otherwise stated, articles published on the SCIEPublish website are published in an "open access" model and are authorized by the corresponding author under the Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) license. Within the scope of the restrictions mentioned in Article 4 of these Terms of Use, "open access" allows unrestricted dissemination and reuse, as long as the original source is appropriately quoted and the changes made based on the original source are marked.

4. Certain articles published on this website (especially articles marked with "comments" or similar articles) may use copyrighted materials (the author has obtained the copyright owner's permission to reprint). Generally, such articles do not allow the author and/or SCIEPublish to further license copyrighted material. Therefore, these terms and conditions do not apply to the relevant descriptions mentioned in Article 3. Users can directly contact the author of the article and are obliged to determine the reusability of the materials provided on this website.

5. You can register or otherwise create a user account, user name or password ("register") to facilitate you to access or receive certain content and/or participate in or use certain functional services we provide online, including with us Or other user interaction with certain functions. You declare and warrant that the information you provided during registration is accurate. You are responsible for the password you created during registration and its confidentiality, and you agree that SCIEPublish can use this password to identify you. We reserve the right to refuse, terminate or restrict your access to any content or function through this type of registration process at our sole discretion. SCIEPublish reserves the right to block or terminate users' access to the website at any time without notice.

6. The SCIEPublish website and online services may provide links to other websites or external resources. As part of these terms of use, you agree that SCIEPublish is not responsible for the availability of such external websites or resources, and SCIEPublish is not responsible for any content, services, advertisements or materials provided by such external websites or resources.

7. The website may contain advertisements. Unless advertising products or services are provided by SCIEPublish, SCIEPublish is not responsible for advertising or sponsorship or the content of advertising products or services. Such responsibilities are borne by the advertiser or sponsor.

8. To the extent permitted by applicable laws, this website and its contents have no guarantee clauses. The website and its content provided by SCIEPublish are not accompanied by any express or implied statement or guarantee, including but not limited to this website, its content or any objects it links to. This website does not make any statement or guarantee for the accuracy or completeness of the content it provides or the information provided on any website linked to it.

9. Under no circumstances, unless required by applicable laws, SCIEPublish, its employees, agents, suppliers, contractors or any other parties shall not be liable for damages of any nature, including any generality, particularity, or accidental nature. Or consequential damages, losses or expenses caused by the inability to access or use the content of the website and other related information, even if the user has been notified that such damages may occur.

10. SCIEPublish reserves the right to change these terms of use at any time, and can post the changes to the website without prior notice. If there are any changes, please review these terms of use regularly. Your continued use of any relevant service after the change is posted will mean that you have accepted and agreed to the change.

11. Hong Kong, China shall be the jurisdiction for all legal disputes caused by these terms of use, even if the user does not live in Hong Kong, China.

12. This clause is only applicable to the laws of Hong Kong, China, the jurisdiction of SCISCAN PUBLISHING LIMITED.

13. The invalidation of any one of these terms of use will not affect the validity of the remaining terms. In any such case, the contracting parties shall negotiate invalid clauses and replace the original clauses with content as close as possible to the original clauses.