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Copyright Policy

  • In consideration for publication in the IMCR, you hereby grant to the owner(s) Swami Paramhansa Samsthana commercial license to produce, publish, sell and sub-license your article (‘Article’) and any accompanying abstract or Supplemental Material (all materials collectively referenced as the ‘Contribution’), in all languages and all formats through any medium of communication for the full legal term of copyright (and any renewals) throughout the world. The Proprietor will publish or get published through IMCR the Contribution under the Creative Commons license selected by you below. Where the selected license is Integrative Medicine Case Reports by Swami Paramhansa Samsthana is licensed under CC BY-NC 4.0 or other Creative Commons non-commercial license, the Proprietor will receive exclusive commercial rights to the Article and non-exclusive commercial rights to the abstract and Supplemental Material.
  • While copyright remains yours as the author, you hereby authorise the SOCIETY to act on your behalf to defend your copyright should it be infringed and to retain half of any damages awarded, after deducting costs.


  • You warrant to the SOCIETY that the Contribution is your original work, that you have the full power and authority to enter into this Agreement and to convey the rights granted herein to the SOCIETY and to submit the work for first publication in the Journal and that it is not being considered for publication elsewhere and has not already been published elsewhere, either in printed or electronic form, that you have obtained and enclose all necessary permissions for the reproduction of any copyright works not owned by you (including artistic works, e.g. illustrations, photographs, charts, maps, other visual material, etc.) contained in the Contribution and any Supplemental Material you provide and that you have acknowledged the source(s), that the Contribution and any Supplemental Material you provide contain no violation of any existing copyright, other third party rights or any defamatory or untrue statements and do not infringe any rights of others, and you agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless the SOCIETY against any claims in respect of any breach of the above warranties. You further agree to be bound by the Terms of the Agreement provided herein as part of this Agreement which outline the circumstances under which the Contribution may be reused.
  • Where IMCR is not the Proprietor, IMCR for its benefit in accordance with the provisions of the Indian Contracts Act, 1872, Specific Relief Act, 1963 and other applicable laws (as amended) hereby asserts its right to the protection of the above warranties and indemnities.