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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Privacy Statement

At Ethics and Law Journal: Business and Notary (ELJBN), we value and prioritize the privacy of our authors, reviewers, and readers. This Privacy Statement outlines how we collect, use, and protect personal information in accordance with applicable privacy laws and regulations.

  1. Information Collection When authors submit manuscripts, reviewers participate in the peer review process, or readers access our website, we may collect certain personal information, including names, email addresses, affiliations, and other relevant details. This information is voluntarily provided by individuals and is necessary for the publication and dissemination of scholarly content.

  2. Use of Information The personal information we collect is used solely for the purposes of manuscript submission, peer review, publication, and related journal activities. We may use the provided email addresses to communicate with authors, reviewers, and readers regarding the status of submissions, editorial updates, and journal-related announcements.

  3. Information Protection ELJBN implements appropriate technical and organizational measures to safeguard personal information against unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. We follow industry best practices to ensure the confidentiality and integrity of the information we collect.

  4. Data Sharing ELJBN does not sell, rent, or disclose personal information to third parties for marketing or commercial purposes. However, we may share personal information with trusted service providers who assist us in journal operations, such as manuscript submission platforms, peer review systems, and email communication tools. These service providers are contractually bound to handle personal information in accordance with applicable privacy laws and regulations.

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  7. Data Retention We retain personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Statement, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law. When personal information is no longer needed, we securely delete or anonymize it to prevent unauthorized access.

  8. Contact Information For questions, concerns, or requests related to privacy and personal information, please contact us at We will respond to your inquiry in a timely manner.

By using our website, submitting manuscripts, or participating in the peer review process, you acknowledge and agree to the practices described in this Privacy Statement.

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