Terms and Conditions

On this Page:
Use of Website
Accessibility of Website
Manuscript Submission
Links to and From Other Websites
No Assurance of Warranties
Limitations of Liability
Other Parties
Breaches of these Terms and Conditions



These Terms and Conditions are specific to this website (“website”) and overrides any other “Terms  and Conditions” appearing elsewhere on Journal of Commerce and Trade website. These terms and conditions govern your use of this website; by using this website, you accept these terms and conditions in full.   If you disagree with these terms and conditions or any part of these terms and conditions, you must not use this website.

Use of Website

Unless otherwise stated, JOURNAL OF COMMERCE AND TRADE and/or Society for Advanced Management Studies own the intellectual property rights in the website and material on the website.  Subject to the license below, all these intellectual property rights are reserved.
You may view, download for caching purposes only, and print pages from the website for your own personal use, subject to the restrictions set out below and elsewhere in these terms and conditions.  
You must not:

  • republish material from this website (including republication on another website);
    sell, rent or sub-license material from the website;
  • reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on this website for a commercial purpose;
  • edit or otherwise modify any material on the website; or
  • redistribute material from this website except for content specifically and expressly made available for redistribution.

You may reproduce, duplicate, copy, edit, modify and redistribute content that is specifically made available under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0 International License. However, you may not claim ownership or pretend to be the content owner by republishing without adequate citation and credit with links to the original source of the content.

Accessibility of Website

You must not use this website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the website; or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.

You must not use this website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software. Website is live 24 hours every day. We are not liable if this website does not work any point of time.

Manuscript Submission

In these terms and conditions, “manuscript submission” means material (including without limitation text, images, graphs, tables, charts and other content) that you submit to this website, for whatever purpose. 

You grant to JOURNAL OF COMMERCE AND TRADE a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your user content in any existing or future media.  

Your user content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not defamatory or  infringe any third party's legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action whether against you or JOURNAL OF COMMERCE AND TRADE or a third party (in each case under any applicable law).  

You must not submit any user content to the website that is or has ever been the subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar complaint. 

JOURNAL OF COMMERCE AND TRADE reserves the right to edit or remove any material submitted to this website.

Links to and From Other Websites

Any links to third party websites located on this Website are provided for your convenience only. We have not reviewed each third party website and have no responsibility for such third party websites or their content. We do not endorse the third party websites or make representations about them or any material contained in them. If you choose to access a third party website linked to from this Website, it is at your own risk.

If you would like to link to this Website, you may only do so on the basis that you link to, but do not replicate, any page on this Website, and subject to the following conditions:

  1. you must not in any way imply that we are endorsing any services or products unless this has been specifically agreed with us;
  2. you must not misrepresent your relationship with us or present any false information about us;
  3. you must not link from a website that is not owned by you.

Journal website does not contain content that is offensive, controversial, infringes any intellectual property rights or other rights of any other person or does not comply in any way with the law in the INDIA.

If you choose to link to our website in breach of Paragraph 5.2 you shall fully indemnify us for any loss or damage suffered as a result of your actions.

No Assurance of Warranties

This website is provided “as is” without any representations or warranties, express or implied.  JOURNAL OF COMMERCE AND TRADE makes no representations or warranties in relation to this website or the information and materials provided on this website.  The information on this website is complete, true, accurate or non-misleading.

Limitations of liability

JOURNAL OF COMMERCE AND TRADE will not be liable to you (whether under the law of contact, the law of torts or otherwise) in relation to the contents of, or use of, or otherwise in connection with, this website. By using this website, you agree that the exclusions and limitations of liability set out in these terms and conditions are reasonable. If you do not think they are reasonable, you must not use this website.

Other parties

You accept that, as a limited liability entity, JOURNAL OF COMMERCE AND TRADE has an interest in limiting the personal liability of its publisher, editors, editorial board and employees.  You agree that you will not bring any claim personally against JOURNAL OF COMMERCE AND TRADE publisher, editors, editorial board or employees in respect of any losses you suffer in connection with the website. 


You hereby indemnify JOURNAL OF COMMERCE AND TRADE and undertake to keep JOURNAL OF COMMERCE AND TRADE indemnified against any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including without limitation legal expenses and any amounts paid by JOURNAL OF COMMERCE AND TRADE to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute on the advice of JOURNAL OF COMMERCE AND TRADE' legal advisers) incurred or suffered by JOURNAL OF COMMERCE AND TRADE arising out of any breach by you of any provision of these terms and conditions.

Breaches of these terms and conditions

Without prejudice to JOURNAL OF COMMERCE AND TRADE' other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach these terms and conditions in any way, JOURNAL OF COMMERCE AND TRADE may take such action as JOURNAL OF COMMERCE AND TRADE deems appropriate to deal with the breach.


JOURNAL OF COMMERCE AND TRADE may revise these terms and conditions from time-to-time.  Revised terms and conditions will apply to the use of this website from the date of the publication of the revised terms and conditions on this website.  Please check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version.


Journal of Commerce and Trade (JCT) and its publisher make no warranties or representations of any kind concerning the accuracy or suitability of the information contained on the Website for any purpose and the services provided by this Website will be uninterrupted, error-free or that the Website or the server that hosts the Website are free from viruses or other forms of harmful computer code.  The information and opinions presented in the journal reflects the views of the authors and not of the journal or its Editorial Board or the Publisher. Publication does not constitute endorsement by the Journal. Journal of Commerce and Trade liability arising out of or in connection with your use of the Website and/or this disclaimer whether in contract, tort, misrepresentation, under statute or otherwise will not exceed the price you paid ever. The exclusion and limitation set out in this legal notice only applies to the extent permitted by law and is without prejudice to any express provisions to the contrary in any written license or subscription agreement which you have with Journal of Commerce and Trade in respect of the use of any online service provided via the Website. Journal of Commerce and Trade does not discriminate in publication of Manuscript submitted online on the basis of caste, creed, colour, religion, gender and region.

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Updated: 25 July, 2022