OPEN ACCESS LICENSING POLICY
The CACTUS - Journal of tourism for research, education, culture, and soul is an open access scholarly journal that is available online to the readers without financial, legal, or technical barriers based on the theory to keep an article's content intact.
The full text of ALL content is available for free.
The CACTUS has NO PROCESSING CHARGES and NO SUBMISSION CHARGES.
COPYRIGHT AND LICENSING POLICIES
Creative Commons license: CC BY-NC
The copyrights for published articles belong exclusively to CACTUS-- Journal of tourism for research, education, culture, and soul
CC users can use, reuse and build upon the material published in the journal but only for non-commercial proposes.
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.
In the case that The CACTUS - Journal of tourism for research, education, culture, and soul is no longer published, we will use reasonable efforts to ensure that either the published volumes published remain available through the website.
ARTICLE RETRACTION/CORRECTION POLICY
We are transparent about our editorial policy on issuing retractions and corrections developed in accordance with COPE’s publication guidelines pertaining to scientific misconduct and research ethics.
- RETRACTION will be issued when there is an evidence of: data fabrication, data recycling in a purportedly original research article, severe plagiarism, double publication, copyright infringement, unreliable findings, unethical research practices, any other practice or act considered potentially harmful to the scientific community.
- CORRECTION will be issued when: only a small portion of a published article is deemed flawed in a way that does not severely affect findings reported in it; it is determined that the scientific community would be better served by a correction than a retraction.
ETHICS POLICY AND MALPRACTICE STATEMENT
Our journal ethics policies regarding research misconduct, conflicts of interest and malpractice is developed in accordance with COPE’s Code of Conduct and Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors.
Duties of Editors: Publication decision, Fair play, Confidentiality, Disclosure and Conflicts of interest, Involvement and cooperation in investigations
Duties of Reviewers: Contribution to Editorial Decision, Promptness, Confidentiality, Standards of Objectivity, Acknowledgement of Source, Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest.
Duties of Authors: Academic standards, Reporting standards, Data Access and Retention, Originality and Plagiarism, Multiple, Redundant or Concurrent Publication, Acknowledgement of Sources, Authorship of the Paper, Hazards and Human or Animal Subjects, Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest, Fundamental errors in published works.
Plagiarism Detection. We take the obligation to assist the scientific community in all aspects of publishing ethics, especially in cases of (suspected) duplicate submission or plagiarism. We use the institutional (Bucharest University of Economic Studies) plagiarism detector.