Global Science Center LP, hereinafter referred to as “Contractor”, represented by the Executive Director, on the one hand, concludes this Contract with any person, hereinafter referred to as “Customer”, on the other hand. This Contract is a Contract for the provision of publication of the Work and publishing metadata of Work, provision of non-exclusive rights to use the Work and is concluded by means of acceptance of the public Offer in accordance with the procedure established by this Contract, and regulates the procedure for the provision of the stated services and obligations arising between the Contractor and Customer. The text of this Contract is placed on the Internet at the following address: https://american-issue.info.
- DEFINITIONS AND TERMS USED IN THE CONTRACT
1.1. Work – textual material (article, review, etc.), forwarded by the Customer (or Customers, if there are several authors (owners)) to Contractor for publication.
1.2. Publication of Work – placing of Work in the Publication.
1.3. Offer – Contractor’s formal offer to enter into this contract with all necessary conditions for this.
1.4. Acceptance of the Offer – full and unconditional acceptance of the Offer by implementing the actions specified in the Contract. Acceptance of the Offer means that the Customer agrees to all the terms of the provision of services; the acceptance is equivalent to the conclusion of the Contract in accordance with the provisions of the Civil Code of the Russian Federation.
1.5. Publication – electronic or hard copy of the Journal.
1.6. Application – an electronic request from the Customer (Customers) to Contractor for placement of Work in the Publication or by sending Work and personal data of the Customer(s) in the section “Create Publication” on the Contractor’s web site available at the address: https://american-issue.info, or by sending of Work and personal data of the Customer(s) at the E-mail address of the corresponding edition of the Journal.
1.7. Metadata of Work are:
1*. Article’s title;
2*. Public information about the authors, including, but not limited to: full name, surname and patronymic name of the author(s), place of each author’s work, contact details (E-mail address) of each author;
* – Must be provided in Russian and English languages.
- SUBJECT OF THE OFFER
2.1. The Contractor shall provide the Customer with services to publish Work in the Publication, as well as placing the metadata in the databases of scientific indexing of Russia and Europe, and the Customer undertakes to pay for the services on the terms and conditions stipulated in this Contract.
2.2. According to the present Contract, Customer (author) gives the Contractor non-exclusive rights to use the Work and ensures that he or she holds the exclusive copyright to this Work.
2.3. The land on which it is permitted to use the rights to Work is not limited.
- RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS OF THE PARTIES
3.1. Contractor is obliged to:
3.1.1. Perform the publication of Work in the Publication within 30 days from the moment of the deadline for receiving the materials stated on the site https://american-issue.info in the relevant section of the Journal. If the publishing of the Journal did not take place for reasons beyond the Contractor’s powers, the publication of Work will be carried out in the next Publication of the Journal.
3.1.2. Add metadata to the Russian Science Citation Index (RSCI) within 70 days after the deadline for receiving the materials stated on https://american-issue.info site in the section of respectful Journal. If the Publication of the Journal did not take place for reasons beyond the Contractor’s powers, placing the metadata of Work is carried out within 70 days after the deadline for reception of materials for the Publication of the next closest Journal.
3.1.3. Send to Client the hard copy of Publication by mail within 30 days from the date of Publication.
3.1.4. Observe the relevant statutory rights of the Customer (author), as well as to protect them and take all necessary measures to prevent copyright infringement by third parties.
3.2. The Contractor has the right to:
3.2.1. Reproduce the Work (to publish, duplicate, replicate, and do any other reproduction of work) without limiting the number of copies; each copy of the work must contain the name of the author of the Work.
3.2.2. Use metadata of Work by means of distribution and communication them to the broad public, processing and systematization, as well as inclusion them in various databases and information systems.
3.2.3. Assign to the contractual terms partially or completely received under this contract rights to third parties without the payment of compensation to the Customer.
3.2.4. Store and process the following personal data of the Customer without time limits:
– Full name;
– Postal address, E-mail address, phone number;
– Information on education;
– Information on the place of work and position.
Personal data provided to store them in various databases and to process them in various information systems, their inclusion in the analytical and statistical reporting, creating reasonable relationships of objects of science, literature and art with personal data, etc. The Contractor has the right to transmit all mentioned data for processing and storage to any third parties. Withdrawal of consent to the transfer of personal data to third parties (with the exception of personal data necessary for placing the metadata of the Work in RSCI) should be made by the Client by sending a written notice to the Contractor.
3.2.5. Direct E-mails to the email address of the Customer provided in the application, as well as to send to Customer on his mobile phone number specified in the application SMS messages with information relating to the orders and/or providing information about the activities carried out by the Contractor.
3.3. Customer must:
3.3.1. Provide the Contractor the Work in the electronic version in Word format before the deadline for receiving the materials stated on the site https://american-issue.info in the relevant section of the Journal.
3.3.2. Pay for the Publication of Work in the Publication and delivery of the Journal(s) in accordance with the prices stated on the site https://american-issue.info in the relevant section of the Journal and on the basis of the proper invoice; transfer’s commission is debited from the Customer’s account. Payment is made before the deadline for receiving the materials stated on https://american-issue.info site in the relevant section of the Journal.
- ACCEPTANCE OF THE OFFER AND CONCLUSION OF THE CONTRACT
4.1. Customer makes acceptance of the Offer by registering work for Publication by clicking “Send the application” on the website at the following address: https://american-issue.info in the relevant section of the Journal, or by means of sending work and personal data of the Customer(s) at the E-mail address of corresponding section of the Journal.
- DURATION AND AMENDMENT OF THE OFFER
5.1. An Offer becomes effective from the date of publication of this Contract on the Internet at the address: https://american-issue.info and is valid until revocation of the Offer by the Contractor.
- DURATION AND AMENDMENT OF THE CONTRACT
6.1. The Contract enters into force from the date of acceptance of the Offer by the Customer(s) and remains valid until the Parties fulfill their obligations fully.
6.2. Contractor acknowledges and agrees that changes to the Offer entails the introduction of these changes in the acting Contract between the Contractor and the Customer (author) and the changes to the Contract shall enter into force simultaneously with such changes in the Offer.
6.3. In case of revocation of the Offer by the Contractor during the term of the Contract, the Contract shall be deemed terminated from the date of revocation. Services paid by the Customer at the time of revocation of the Offer, are subject to implementation in full.
- TERMINATION OF THE CONTRACT
7.1. The Contract may be terminated prematurely:
7.1.1. By agreement of the Parties at any time.
7.1.2. Based on other grounds stipulated by this Offer.
7.2. Termination of the Contract for any reason does not release the Parties from liability for breach of the Contract that may have arisen during its term.
- LIABILITY OF THE PARTIES
8.1. Client and Contractor shall be in accordance with the current legislation of the Russian Federation carry property and other legal responsibility for any failure to perform their obligations under this Contract.
8.2. Party improperly performed or failed to perform its obligations under this Contract shall be obliged to compensate the damages caused to the other party, including lost profits.
- FINAL PROVISIONS
9.1. Complaint pre-trial settlement of disputes following out of this Contract is binding for the both Parties.
9.2. Claim letters are sent to the Contractor electronically by E-mail to the address firstname.lastname@example.org, and to the Customer – to the E-mail address(es) specified in his or her application.
9.3. Term of consideration of claim letter is 10 working days from the date of receipt of it by the recipient.
9.4. Disputes based on the “Contract” shall be settled in court in accordance with the current law.
9.5. This Contract shall come into force from the date of the Offer’s acceptance on the Contractor’s website.
9.6. Everything that is not provided in this Contract shall be governed by the norms of current legislation of the Russian Federation.