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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.


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Privacy Statement

Privacy Statement of the Indus Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences (IJAPS)

At the Indus Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences (IJAPS), we are committed to protecting the privacy of our authors, reviewers, editors, and readers. This Privacy Statement outlines how we collect, use, and safeguard personal information provided to us through our website or other communication channels. By accessing our website or interacting with IJAPS, you agree to the terms outlined in this Privacy Statement.

  1. Information Collection:

a. Personal Information: We may collect personal information from authors, reviewers, and editors, such as names, affiliations, email addresses, and other contact details, when they submit articles, reviews, or editorial content to IJAPS.

b. Non-Personal Information: We may also collect non-personal information automatically, such as IP addresses, browser type, device information, and website usage statistics. This information is collected using cookies and similar technologies and is used to improve our website's functionality and user experience.

  1. Use of Information:

a. Personal Information: The personal information collected is used solely for the purposes of managing the peer-review process, communicating with authors, reviewers, and editors, and publishing articles in IJAPS. We may also use this information to send notifications, updates, and announcements related to the journal.

b. Non-Personal Information: Non-personal information is used to analyze website usage trends, improve our website's content and functionality, and understand the preferences of our users.

  1. Data Sharing and Disclosure:

a. Personal Information: We do not sell, rent, or trade personal information provided to us. We may share personal information with our editorial team, reviewers, and other relevant parties involved in the publication process. This information will only be used for legitimate journal-related purposes.

b. Non-Personal Information: Non-personal information may be shared with third-party service providers and partners to help us analyze website traffic, improve user experience, and enhance our services. However, this information does not identify individuals and is used only in an aggregated and anonymized form.

  1. Data Security:

We implement appropriate technical and organizational measures to safeguard personal information against unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. We strive to maintain data accuracy and ensure that personal information is used only for its intended purposes.

  1. Third-Party Links:

Our website may contain links to third-party websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of these external sites. We encourage users to review the privacy policies of any external websites they visit.

  1. Children's Privacy:

IJAPS is not intended for children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children. If you believe that we have inadvertently collected personal information from a child, please contact us immediately, and we will take steps to delete such information.

  1. Changes to the Privacy Statement:

We reserve the right to modify or update this Privacy Statement periodically to reflect changes in our practices or applicable laws. Any updates will be posted on our website, and the effective date will be revised accordingly.

  1. Contact Us:

If you have any questions, concerns, or requests regarding this Privacy Statement or the handling of your personal information, please contact us.

By using IJAPS, you acknowledge that you have read and understood this Privacy Statement and consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of your personal information as described herein.