Ethics Statements

In cases of proven non-compliance with ethical standards and rules, measures shall be taken to clarify the cases generally and individually.

If gross violations of ethical standards and publication policy and rules are found, as well as cases of plagiarism, the Publisher, in cooperation with the Editorial Board, shall take measures in accordance with established standards and laws, and in proven serious cases, the publication shall be removed.

The Publisher (Institute of Rhetoric and Communications – IRC) undertakes to maintain its own electronic archive and a digitized version and to make the issues of the journal available annually. The Rhetoric and Communications Journal registrates issues to the National Library of St. Cyril and Methodius on COBIS.

The Publisher shall take reasonable steps within the law throughout the publication process: from manuscript submission through review, editing, pre-publication, online publication, etc.; and shall not allow any ethical violations.