1. General Provisions
1.1. The "Arctic: Ecology and Economics" Journal (hereinafter referred to as "Journal") offers the user of the Internet (hereinafter referred to as the "Author") a service for downloading scientific articles to the database of the Journal on the terms and conditions set forth in this User Agreement (hereinafter referred to as the "Agreement"). The Agreement comes into force from the moment the Author expresses his consent to its terms in the manner provided for in clause 1.4 of the Agreement.
1.2. After completing the registration procedure on the Journal’s website, the Author is given the opportunity to download scientific articles online to the Journal’s database in order to review them and, if the Editorial Board is positive, publish them in the print and electronic versions of the Journal.
1.4. Having passed the registration procedure, the Author is considered to have accepted the terms of the Agreement in full, without any reservations or exceptions. If the Journal has made any changes to the Agreement in accordance with paragraph 1.3 of the Agreement, with which the Author disagrees, he must stop using the online download service of scientific articles.
2. Registration of the Author. Author’s account
2.1. In order to use the service of online downloading of scientific articles in the database of the Journal, the Author needs to complete the registration procedure, as a result of which a unique account will be created for the Author and he will be granted access to the "Author’s Cabinet" and "Personal Information" on the Journal’s website.
2.2. For registration, the Author undertakes to provide reliable and complete information about him on the issues proposed in the registration form and to keep this information up to date. If the Author provides incorrect information or the Journal has reason to believe that the information provided by the Author is incomplete or unreliable, the Journal has the right, at its discretion, to refuse to register the Author and/or to block the Author’s account.
2.3. The Journal reserves the right to require the Author to confirm the data specified at registration and to request supporting documents (in particular - identity documents), the failure of which, at the discretion of the Journal, can be equated with providing false information and entailing the consequences provided by cl. 2.2 of the Agreement. If the Author’s data specified in the documents provided by him does not correspond to the data specified at registration, and also in the case, when the data specified at registration does not allow identifying the user as a qualified scientific worker, the Journal has the right to refuse to the Author the access to the online download service of scientific articles in the database of the Journal.
2.5. At registration the Author indicates the current e-mail address, full name, place of work and other personal data required for registration. In the event that the Editorial Board of the Journal decides to authorize the Author to use the online download service of scientific articles, he will be given a password for accessing the account (to the "Author’s Cabinet" and "Personal Information"). The password is sent to the Author’s e-mail. Further the password can be changed by the Author independently in section "Personal information" of the account of the Author on the Journal’s site.
2.6. The author accesses the account on the Journal’s website (the "Authorization" button), using the specified in clause 2.5. e-mail address as login and password.
2.7. Downloading of scientific articles into the database of the Journal is carried out by the Author through the "Author’s Cabinet".
2.8. The author is responsible for all actions (as well as their consequences) committed by using the Author’s account on the Journal’s site, including instances of the Author’s voluntary transfer of data to access the Author’s account to the third parties (including contracts or agreements). All actions using the Author’s account are considered to be performed by the Author himself, except for cases when the Author, in the order provided for in paragraph 2.9., has notified the Journal of unauthorized access to the Author’s account and/or any violation (suspicion of violation) of confidentiality of his means of access to the account.
2.9. The Author must immediately notify the Journal of any case of unauthorized (not authorized by the Author) access to the Author’s account and/or any violation (suspicion of violation) of the confidentiality of its means of accessing the account (password). For security reasons, the Author is obliged to independently perform a secure shutdown under his account (the "Exit" button) at the end of each session of work with an account on the Journal’s website.
2.10. The Journal has the right to block or delete the Author’s account in the event of violation of the terms of the Agreement by the User or the terms of other documents stipulated in cl. 1.3. of the Agreement.
2.11. Deleting the Author’s account.
2.11.1. The Author has the right to delete his account at the site of the Journal at any time. For this purpose it is necessary to send the corresponding letter to the e-mail address firstname.lastname@example.org.
2.11.2. If the Author’s account is deleted, it can be restored only after the registration procedure is repeated.
3. The Author’s responsibility
3.1. The Author is responsible for the compliance of the content posted by the Author with the requirements of the current legislation, including liability to the third parties in cases where the Author’s posting of any content or its contents violates the rights and legitimate interests of the third parties, including personal non-property rights of authors, other intellectual rights of the third parties, and/or encroaches on their intangible assets.
3.2. When using the online download service of scientific articles, the Author is not entitled to:
3.2.1. Download, send, transmit, or otherwise post and/or distribute the content that is illegal, harmful, defamatory, offends morality, demonstrates (or propagates) violence and cruelty, violates intellectual property rights, promotes hatred and/or discrimination against people racial, ethnic, sexual, religious, social characteristics, contains insults to any person or organization, explains the procedure for the manufacture, administration or other use of narcotic drugs or their analogues, explosives or other weapons;
3.2.2. Violate the property and copyright of the third parties;
3.2.3. Impersonate another person or representative of an organization and/or scientific community without sufficient rights, use any other forms and methods of illegal representation of others on the network, and use personal data of others;
3.2.4. Download, send, transmit or otherwise distribute advertising information and spam;
3.2.5. Promote actions aimed at violating the restrictions and prohibitions imposed by the Agreement;
3.2.6. Otherwise violate the norms of legislation, including the norms of international law.
4. Other provisions
4.1. This Agreement is governed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the Russian Federation. Issues not regulated by this Agreement shall be resolved in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation. All possible disputes arising from the relations governed by this Agreement shall be resolved in accordance with the procedure established by the current legislation of the Russian Federation, according to the norms of Russian law. Throughout the text of this Agreement, unless expressly stated otherwise, the term "legislation" refers to the legislation of the Russian Federation.
4.2. In view of the gratuitousness of the services rendered within the framework of this Agreement, the rules on the protection of consumer rights provided for by the legislation of the Russian Federation cannot be applicable to the relations between the Author and the Journal.
4.3. Nothing in the Agreement can be understood as the establishment of agency relations, partnership relations, relations of joint activity, personal hiring relations, or any other relations between the Author and the Journal not expressly provided for in the Agreement.
4.4. The Journal is not liable for any kind of damages that occurred as a result of the use by the Author of the online download service of scientific articles in the database of the Journal;
4.5. If, for one reason or another, one or more provisions of this Agreement are found to be invalid or unenforceable, this does not affect the validity or applicability of the remaining provisions of the Agreement.
Date of publication: May 25, 2017.
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