Privacy, Confidentiality and Informed Consent Policy
The authors should acquaint with the given information on the Confidentiality policy of the Collection «University Economic Bulletin» before submitting the manuscripts.
Manuscripts should be reviewed with due respect for authors' confidentiality. In submitting their manuscripts for review, authors entrust editors with the results of their scientific work and creative effort, on which their reputation and career may depend. Authors' rights may be violated by disclosure of the confidential details of the review of their manuscript. In addition, the editor should respect reviewer rights to confidentiality. It may need to be breached only in order to prevent fraud and deception.
Editors must not disclose information about manuscripts (including their receipt, content, status in the reviewing process, criticism by reviewers, or outcome of the reviewing process) to anyone other than the authors and reviewers. This includes requests to use the materials for legal proceedings.
Editors should notify their reviewers that manuscripts sent for review are confidential communications and the private property of the authors. Therefore, reviewers and members of the editorial team must respect the authors' rights by not publicly discussing the authors' work before the manuscript is published. Reviewers must be prohibited from making copies of the manuscript and sharing it with any other party, except with the permission of the editor.
Reviewer comments should not be published or otherwise made public without permission of reviewer, authors and the editor.
According to the given information on the confidentiality policy of the Collection, the reviews are anonymous; identities of the reviewers are not disclosed to the author or anyone else without the consent of the reviewers. In some particular cases, comments of the reviewers can be sent to third parties engaged in analyzing the same manuscript to help the reviewers to gain better understanding of the examination process. The reviewers are informed of the final decision of the editorial team and the editor to accept or to reject a manuscript.