Code of Ethics

THE GLOBAL REVIEW CODE OF ETHICS

 Preamble

  1. The proper functioning of our editorial line implies the sharing of common objectives and the awareness of the principles that must guide the conduct and attitudes of those who, for whatever reason, are part of it and contribute to it by lending their work.
  2. Any violation of these principles not only harms people who suffer moral and material damage, but it is also the cause of the discredit of The Global Review. Strict compliance with these directives results in prestige and authority and therefore respect for these principles is our obligation as well as our interest.
  3. Belonging to the Global Review community and respecting the rights and duties that must be fulfilled, as well as on the basis of legal standard sanctions and incentives, are based and fed on a shared vision of scientific and cultural information, in accordance with the specific and exclusive service of promoting culture and science through study, research and dissemination.

Based on what was said in the introduction, The Global Review adopted the following text, entitled “The Global Review Code of Ethics”, with the intention of making all components of our editorial line aware of the ethical principles on which their respective duties and rights are based, which form the foundation of this community.

 Art. 1 Recipients

All participants who are part of The Global Review for any reason, the management and administration staff, the scientific committee, and the author team must adhere to this code of ethics.

 Art. 2 Principles

This “code of ethics” is inspired by the implicit principles of members of the community of journalists and disseminators of knowledge. These principles are  responsibility, independence, personal disinterest, dignity and respect for others, as well as transparency and the promotion of merit. All members of The Global Review are expected to act in their respective roles for the benefit of The Global Review and each of them is responsible, to the best of his / her abilities, for the proper functioning and reputation of the Global Review editorial line.

Art. 3 Duties and responsibilities of the authors

The research on which the manuscripts sent to The Global Review are based, must be sound, appropriate, conducted ethically and in accordance with the legislation in force. Authors are required to use  appropriate methods to the analysis performed.

All authors of a manuscript are responsible for the work and its contents. Each aspect of the manuscript must be carefully checked (data, sources, calculations, style and form of the text, etc.)

Quotations must faithfully represent the work of others. Authors should not copy references to other books if they have not read the cited sources carefully.

Authors must present the results of their study and research in an honest manner, without fabrication, falsification, or improper handling of published data.

The method used and the results obtained must be clearly and unambiguously presented.

Authors must comply with the requirements of the publication, which require that the contribution be original and not be published elsewhere, even in a language other than the language proposed, unless there is a particular agreement with The Global Review.

A work cannot be sent simultaneously for evaluation to several magazines, unless a multiple publication has been agreed with the Director and/or the Executive Committee.

Authors should clearly indicate whether the submitted manuscript belongs to a series of publications within the same research project, in which case the main publication of the series should be clearly indicated.

If the authors find an error in a manuscript submitted for evaluation, they must immediately inform the editors of The Global Review.

Authors are required to work with editorial staff to request corrections or deletions from previous statements.

 Art. 4 Independence

The promotion of science and culture through The Global Review requires the intellectual freedom of the community of authors who work there.

The protection of The Global Review against any form of dependence and conditioning by foreign interests rests primarily with those in positions of greater responsibility.

The transfer of scientific, technological and cultural knowledge must be done in full respect of the independence of The Global Review as a whole and the freedom of its authors.

Art. 5 Personal disinterest

In pursuit of its institutional objectives, The Global Review is not an instrument for personal interests of any kind, material and immaterial, foreign to its own ends.

Specifically:

  1. there is a conflict of interest when a member of The Global Review community is found to have personal interests, economic or otherwise, contrary to those of The Global Review and in this case to the extent possible, he will promptly eliminate the causes of this situation and immediately notify the Director;
  2. participation in The Global Review community is not intentionally exercisable for the acquisition of positions of power or access to specific professional careers;
  3. the following behaviors conflict with the duty to act selflessly:
  • misuse of The Global Review’s resources for the purposes of the private profession;
  • the misappropriation of ideas, discoveries, research results of others, individual and collective, and their use for personal purposes, before their formalization;
  • infringement of the intellectual property rights of The Global Review and its members.

Art. 6 Dignity and respect for others

The members of The Global Review cooperate to create an environment conducive to the dissemination of information and knowledge nit disturbed by personal tensions.

This means that everyone must respect the dignity of others. Specifically:

  1. everyone has the right to be treated with the same respect and consideration and not to be discriminated against on the basis of personal and social conditions such as:
  • sex and sexual orientation, religion and beliefs, skin color, language, ethnicity, wealth and citizenship, age, position held in the organization of The Global Review
  1. abuse, intimidation, threats, pressures, offers and requests for services unrelated to the information duties of any nature, including sexual, in exchange for privileges or promises, are strictly forbidden.

Art. 7 Valorization of merit

The Global Review works to improve the merit of its members, with a commitment to their cultural and professional training and requires members of the organizational structure and its authors to behave loyally towards their colleagues. In particular, is considered a violation of ethics by the authors:

  1. simulation of third party knowledge, lack of loyalty and accuracy, copying and false statements in the publication;
  2. the falsification of documents certifying the content of their publications.

 Art. 8 Warranty powers

Those responsible for the smooth operation of The Global Review, (hereinafter: “Responsible Members”), the Director and the Executive Committee, are the guarantors of compliance with this “code of ethics”.

 Art. 9 Procedure

Procedures for violating this “code of ethics” may be engaged by any interested person within The Global Review, as well as by the responsible Members.

After having heard the person involved in the proceedings, the responsible Member, if he considers that there is no matter to prosecute, orders the closure of the file.

The procedure is not made public, but the act of archiving is notified to the interested party who has promoted the procedure, and who within ten days, may resubmit the complaint to the director, who transmits to the Executive Committee the corresponding documentation, including the minutes containing the statements of the person involved in the procedure.

In case of violation of the “code of ethics” by the Director, the Executive Committee will be in charge.

Art. 10 Relationship with legal authorities

The rules and procedures of this “Code of Conduct” do not interfere with the application of the rules and with the conduct of civil or criminal liability proceedings.

The Director, when the facts resulting from the procedure provided for in the previous article are such as to justify action for civil or criminal liability, shall ensure that the competent authorities are seized, under the conditions and in the manner provided for by the corresponding judicial procedure.

 Art. 11 Advertising

Responsible Members provide the means, including information technology, that they deem useful to bestow on this “Code of Ethics” the maximum amount of publicity, to ensure that it is known and recognized by all members from The Global Review community.

This “Code of Ethics” is published on The Global Review’s computer platform and is binding on all parties who fully commit to respect and comply with it.