RQC terms of service

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1. Definitions

1.1 RQC itself

1.2 Users and Roles

1.3 Other

The meaning of the terms Receipt, RQdef, Subjournal, Subjournal year is as defined in the glossary.

2. Purpose of RQC

Non-Purposes of RQC: - RQC is not concerned with other types of review than scientific peer review. - RQC does not perform judgment, it merely organizes and stores judgment performed by Graders and processes such judgments in well-defined manners.

3. Acceptable Use

3.1 General

3.2 What you must do when using RQC

3.3 What you must not do when using RQC

4. Pricing and Payment

5. Quality of Service

6. Intellectual Property

6.2 Other

7. Suspension and Termination

RQC reserves the right to suspend or terminate service for any User who violates Acceptable Use. Termination requires 4 weeks advance notice; suspension requires no advance notice.

RQC reserves the right to suspend service and for any Publisher (and their Journals) that have not paid their invoice by the end of the year.

8. Liability

9. Governing Law

These terms shall be governed by and construed in the laws of the Federal Republic of Germany. Place of jurisdiction is Berlin.

10. Severability Clause

The invalidity of any provision of these terms shall not affect the enforceability of any other provision. The invalid provision shall be replaced by one that keeps as close to the spirit of these terms as possible.

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