Terms of Use


This web site www.riverapublications.com (hereafter called as the “Site”) is maintained by Rivera Publications, LLC and shall be used for informational purposes only.

These terms and conditions apply to use of the Site, its sub-domains, and any product or service offered through it. By browsing this Site and/or using the Site or any services, you are agreeing to be legally bound to the terms and conditions in full. If you disagree with the terms and conditions or any of its part, you must not use this Site.

Rivera Publications, LLC reserves the right to change, modify, or update the terms and conditions at any time at its sole discretion without prior notice.

License to use the Site

Unless otherwise set out herein, Rivera Publications, LLC and/or its licensors own the intellectual property rights of the Site and materials on the Site. All the Content posted in the site, including text, images, videos, graphics, logos, trademarks, and other information (collectively, called as the “Content”) is owned by Rivera Publications, LLC and is protected by copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws.

With the exception of articles published on the Site marked under “Open Access”, all Intellectual property rights are owned and will remain owned by Rivera Publications, LLC and its licensors.

Acceptable use

You may access the Site as an unregistered user.

You may not copy or use any part of the Site other than as expressly permitted by the terms. You may print or download Content from the Site or any of the mentioned services for your own personal, non-commercial, or scholarly use, provided that you provide credit to the source.

You may not use the Content of the Site or its services to conduct business or to publish or advertise any promotional material for any commercial use, without prior approval from Rivera Publications, LLC in writing.

You must not use the Site in any way that causes, or can cause, damage to the Site or its availability or in any way deemed unlawful, fraudulent, or harmful. 

You must not use the Site to copy, send, publish, store, or transmit malicious computer software, spyware, or computer viruses.

Content provided to us by users

Some of our services may allow users to post, submit, or send content as scholarly articles and/or accompanying materials. The content (hereafter called “Article”) is published on the Site after peer review by field experts and editorial acceptance. These articles are published under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License. The authors of these articles retain the copyright of the published material. We do not claim ownership of any content provided to us by you or any third-party that is published on the Site. The articles published on the Site can be used and distributed by users for non-commercial purpose, provided that the original source is cited in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution License.

By submitting an article to us for consideration of publication, you represent and warrant that:

  • you are the sole author of the article, or you have been authorized by the co-authors and have the full permission, license, and consent to submit it to us
  • the article is original and has not been published in any other form or is currently under consideration for possible publication by another journal
  • you have obtained all the necessary permissions and licenses for any material obtained from third-party such as graphs, charts, data, images, or any other material that is contained in the article so as not to infringe any copyright, trademark, or any other intellectual property rights of any third-party
  • you have disclosed any potential conflicts of interest, including, but not limited to, personal or political interests and/or financial interests held by you and/or any of the co-authors
  • research conducted for the article is conducted in accordance with the applicable laws and regulations without violating research ethics


The Site may contain links to other third-party websites or content for informational purposes only. Rivera Publications, LLC assumes no responsibility or is not liable for the content, product, or materials from third-party websites linked to the Site. Rivera Publications, LLC is not responsible for any loss or damage that may arise from using such third-party websites.

Your use of the Site and its Content is at your sole risk. The Content on the Site is available on an “as is” and “as available” basis and without warranties or representation of any kind. We may withdraw, discontinue, or change the Content in its entirety or in parts without notice.

To the extent permitted under law, in no event shall Rivera Publications, LLC or its licensors are liable to any damages (direct or indirect), personal injury, loss of business/profits, or any other commercial damages arising out of the use of the Site, its Content or services, or any other third-party websites to which they are linked.

Rivera Publications, LLC assumes no responsibility for any damage to internet-enabled device being used by the user or any loss of data that results from downloading any Content, material, software from the Site or any other third-party website to which it is linked.

Rivera Publications, LLC does not guarantee that the Site or any content on it will always be available, up to date, or free from errors, omissions, or bugs. It disclaims all warranties for the adequacy, completeness, and accuracy of the content and will not be liable for any sort of loss or damage resulting through the use of the Content available on the Site.