To prevent plagiarism, the journal’s editorial team relies on an anti-plagiarism system https://www.crossref.org/services/similarity-check/ which uses the iThenticate software (http://www.ithenticate.com/) by Turnitin – a global provider of technology services for science and education. The system allows checking the alleged similarity of the text in question with billions of Internet sources and texts deposited by publishers who use Similarity Check.
Plagiarism constitutes an infringement of personal copyrights whereby a person is appropriating someone else's work in its entirety or in part and publishing it under their own name.
Copying one’s own work to expand the author’s scientific output represents an act of autoplagiarism.
Plagiarism is a punishable act.
If plagiarism is detected, the editorial board have the right to notify the institution with which the author is affiliated, the reviewers and the person(s) whose rights have been infringed. In addition, the editorial board will withdraw the published text and post information about the fact on the journal’s website and/or in the printed version.