The reviewers must only accept to review manuscripts that they are expert in and can assess them in a timely manner.
In reviewing an article, the reviewer must respect the confidentiality of the review process and the rights of the authors of the articles.
The reviewers should not use any information obtained during the review process for their own or any other personâ€™s or organizationâ€™s advantage or disadvantage. Accordingly, they should keep confidential any acquired information at any time during or after review process.
The reviewers must declare all conflict of interests or potential conflict of interests.
It is crucial for reviewers to keep unbiased by considerations related to the origins of a manuscript, nationality, religious or political beliefs, gender, appeal to authority or other characteristics of the authors, or commercial considerations. Peer review process is set up to minimize any cases of potential influence and bias.
The reviewers must be professional, objective and constructive in their reviews and refrain from being hostile or inflammatory.
The reviewers must represent their knowledge and expertise accurately and thoroughly.
Only editorial staff and reviewers are aware of the submitted manuscripts. All persons involved adhere to confidentiality guidelines and requirements.
Reviewers' and authors' identities are kept confidential.