Publication Ethic

Indones. J. Nat. Pigm. handles every submitted manuscript and editorial process without regard to race and ethnic, gender, religion, nationality, or political philosophy of the editors, reviewers, and authors. 

Journal Policies, Authorships, and Contributorship

All the authors should have contributions to the papers where the list and the order of the authors shall be decided upon the submission. Addition of the authorship can be only made based on the clear justification if required after the revision process. All the review process will only involve the corresponding author.  The Indones. J. Nat. Pigm. allows the authors to hold the copyright transfer without restriction and also allow the authors to retain publishing rights without restriction.

How the journal will handle complaints and appeals

The scopes of the complaints and appeals handle by  Indones. J. Nat. Pigm. are the editorial process, citation manipulation, unfair editor/reviewer,  and peer-review manipulation. The Editorial office will handle complaints and appeals from the authors as long as they are included in the scope of the complaints. The complaint cases will be processed and the final decision is made by the Editorial office.    

Journal policies on conflicts of interest/competing interests

Reviewers and editors shall not have a conflict of interest with the authors. If they do, they shall be withdrawn from the review process.  

Journal policies on data sharing and reproducibility

All the submitted papers are treated as confidential documents and therefore, shall not be used by editors and reviewers without permission from the authors. The published papers can be reproduced with permission for non-commercial activities

Journal’s policy on intellectual property

Upon acceptance of the papers, the editor will contact the authors to provide a copyright transfer agreement that should be signed originally by the corresponding author and uploaded in the online system. After the transfer, the copyright belongs to Indones. J. Nat. Pigm. However, the authors can hold all proprietary rights other than copyright such as patent rights. The authors also have the right to use all or part of this paper for non-commercial activities such as lectures. For the other purpose, the authors shall contact the editorial office to get the permission. 

Journal’s options for post-publication discussions and corrections. 

Indones. J. Nat. Pigm. provides options for post-publication discussions and corrections. If required, the review process can be requested before acceptance.

Journal’s policy on ethical oversight

A legal ethical approval is required when the author's conduct the research involving human and animals.

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