Code of Ethics
Commitment to ethical professional conduct is expected from every researcher/reviewers for the journal. This includes many aspects such as:
- The researcher affirms an obligation to protect fundamental human rights and to respect the diversity of all cultures.
- The researcher avoids any negative consequences when dealing with SDIWC such as undesirable loss of information, loss of property, property damage, or unwanted environmental impacts. For example, sending a computer virus.
- The researcher has a duty to be honest about his or her own qualifications, and about any circumstances that might lead to conflicts of interest.
- Be fair in dealing with others including reviewing, and avoid any kind of discrimination.
- Keep the copyrights of what is supposed to be. This includes publications, patents, and trade secrets.
- Keep privacy of others.
- Give credit to other’s ideas or work.
- Respect the privacy of others.
- Keep the information confidential. This includes any information about researchers, employers, clients, and users.
- Respect existing local, state, province, national, and international laws everywhere on this global.