Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions

Tech Science Press (TSP), founded in 1997, with a mission to promote academic publishing, Tech Science Press has been striving to hold up to the highest possible publishing standards that all our scholars, researchers, academic groups and institutions, shall be proud of. The Terms and Conditions and the use of the TSP Sites indicate that you have read and accepted these Terms and Conditions and agree to be legally bound by all such terms. If you do not accept these Terms in full, you should stop accessing and using the TSP Sites immediately.


Ownership

Unless otherwise stated, the website and affiliated online services are the property of TSP, and the copyright of the website belongs to TSP or its licensors. You may not copy, hack, or modify the website or online services, or falsely claim that some other site is associated with TSP. 


Registration

You may register or otherwise create a user account to access certain parts of the TSP Sites, or to receive certain content and/or to utilize certain functions of our online services, including features in which you interact with other users or us. You are responsible for representing and warranting that your registration information is accurate. Unless otherwise indicated, your registration is for your use only, and you are responsible for the use of any password you create or other information you provide during the registration process as confidential. You are responsible for any loss or damage you or we may suffer if you fail to do so.

TSP reserves the right to deny, terminate, or restrict your access to any content or feature reached via such registration process for any reason, at our sole discretion. TSP reserves the right to block or to terminate the user’s access to the website at any time and without prior notice.


License

Unless otherwise indicated, articles published on the TSP websites are marked “Open Access” and licensed by the respective authors. All articles published are under the Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) license, which allows users to copy, distribute, transmit, adapt and make commercial use of the work under the condition that the user must attribute the work in the manner specified by the author or licensor (but not in any way that suggests they endorse the user or their use of the work).

Published materials can be reproduced without obtaining permission as long as the correct citation of the original material is given. Please note that some figures, tables, or texts inside a paper may be taken from other copyrighted publications, which you may need to seek permissions from the original copyright holder.


Third-Party Content

The TSP website and online services may provide links to other websites or external resources. You acknowledge and agree that TSP is not responsible for these sites and resources, and thus is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources. TSP is not liable for any content or operation of such external sites or resources.

Your business dealings with any third-parties, including payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other warranties, conditions or terms associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such third party at your own risk.


Modifications

You acknowledge and agree that the TSP Sites may be suspended, withdrawn, discontinued, partly or fully changed at any time, without prior notice. TSP reserves the right to modify these Terms at any time by updating this page. You should check these Terms periodically to obtain timely notice of modifications we make. Your continued use of TSP Sites will mean that you have accepted and agreed to the changes.

If any provisions of the Terms of Use should be found invalid, this shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions. In any such case, the contracting parties shall negotiate on the invalid clause to substitute by a valid arrangement as close as possible to the original provision.


Privacy

Use of TSP Sites means that you accept our Privacy Policy and agree with us to collect, hold, process, or transfer your data as set out in the Privacy Policy.


Questions and Comments

If you have any questions or comments about these Terms and Conditions, 

please contact office@techscience.com.

These Terms and Conditions were last updated on 07 February 2019.