Editorial Policy

The journal "Russia and America in the 21th Century" is a unique online periodical, which publishes scholarly and educational articles by leading domestic and foreign experts in international relations studies, reflecting the results of current research.

The journal "Russia and America in the 21th Century" provides round-the-clock access to publications, the quality of which has been verified by the professional community of international relations experts, while the materials of the journal are intended not only for professionals such as scholars, teachers and students, but also for all those who interested in the issues of international and Russian-American relations.

The "Russia and America in the 21th Century" journal guarantees: 1) permanent storage of articles; 2) permanent Internet address of the journal; 3) authenticity and absence of changes in the texts of publications. The journal "Russia and America in the XXI century" is guided by the following editorial policy and the principles of publication ethics.


Periodicity

During the calendar year, 4 planned issues (1 issue per quarter) are regularly published, as well as additional thematic issues on various issues of international relations research. The volume of the issue may not exceed 30 publications.

During the 2022 year, there are 6 planned issues.


Copyright

The author grants the publisher of the "Russia and America in the 21th Century" journal the right to publish and distribute their article free of charge. The author, for their part, confirms that they submit to the editor the manuscript of the original research. The author includes bibliographic references to scholarly works that influenced the course of the research. Borrowed fragments or statements are drawn up according to the citation rules, indicating the author and the original source. The author undertakes not to claim rights to the results of other people's research.



Indexing in academic databases

Scholarly articles published in the journal are indexed by the Russian scientific citation index ( RSCI), annotations to them are available in the Electronic scientific library eLIBRARY.ru, the Google Scholar international search engine. In accordance with the international standard of scientific periodicals, each article receives its own unique DOI (Digital Object Identifier) after publication.


Personal data processing policy

The editorial policy of the journal regarding the processing of personal data is determined in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Law of the Russian Federation of July 27, 2006 “On Personal Data”.

1. General provisions and concepts.

The editorial office of the journal acts as an operator of personal data, which refers to information relating to a directly or indirectly identified or identifiable individual (subject of personal data), namely:

- Full Name;

- position and place of work;

- mailing address;

- telephone number;

- email address.

The processing of personal data is any action (operation) or a set of actions (operations) with personal data performed by the editorial office with or without the use of automation tools.

The processing of personal data includes, among other things: collection; record; systematization; accumulation; storage; clarification (updating, changing); extraction; usage; transfer (distribution, provision, access); depersonalization; blocking; removal; destruction of personal information.

2. The following categories are considered to be personal data subjects for editorial purposes:

1) authors of articles – the results of scientific research, reviews, reviews published in the journal;

2) members of the editorial board of the journal;

3) editors of the journal;

4) reviewers of the journal;

5) representatives of the technical service of the journal;

6) subscribers of the journal.

3. Purposes of collecting personal data.

The processing of personal data of subjects by the editors of the journal is carried out for the following purposes:

— identification of the authorship of a scientific work; reviewing the article (with depersonalization of the reviewed work); contacting with the author; prepress preparation of the article; publication of an article and distribution of journal materials: on the journal's website, in archivers, in scientometric databases with which the editorial staff of the journal has agreements;

— representation of the members of the editorial board, editors, representatives of the technical service on the journal's website in open access and for the representation of the journal in scientometric databases, scientific communities;

- organization of work on reviewing articles (according to the system of “double-blind peer review” adopted in the journal);

— sending (transferring) copies of the journal to subscribers.

4. Basis for the processing of personal data.

4.1. The legal basis for the processing of personal data is the consent to the processing of personal data, which gives:

— a member of the editorial board who agreed to join the editorial board of the journal;

– the author, having read the editorial policy and rules on the site, when submitting an article and related materials to the journal: by uploading to the JES system or by e-mail the editorial office intended for communication with authors and for submitting articles (journal-rusus@mail.ru);

— a reviewer when registering on the journal's publishing platform;

— a subscriber who applied to the editorial office to order a copy of the journal.

4.2. The subject of personal data decides to provide his personal data and agrees to their processing freely, by their own will and in their own interest.

4.3. In case of incapacity of the subject of personal data, consent to the processing of their personal data is given by the legal representative of the subject of personal data.

4.4. In case of death of the subject of personal data, consent to the processing of his personal data is given by the heirs of the subject of personal data, if such consent was not given by the subject of personal data during his lifetime.

5. The right of the subject of personal data to access his personal data.

5.1. The subject of personal data has the right to receive information regarding the processing of his personal data, including information containing:

1) confirmation of the fact of processing personal data by the operator;

2) legal grounds and purposes for processing personal data;

3) the purposes and methods used by the operator for processing personal data;

4) the name and location of the operator, information about persons (excluding employees of the operator) who have access to personal data or to whom personal data may be disclosed on the basis of an agreement with the operator or on the basis of federal law;

5) processed personal data relating to the relevant subject of personal data, the source of their receipt, unless a different procedure for the submission of such data is provided by federal law;

6) terms of personal data processing, including terms of their storage;

7) the procedure for the exercise by the subject of personal data of the rights provided for by this Federal Law;

8) information about the performed or proposed cross-border data transfer;

9) the full name and address of the person carrying out the processing of personal data on behalf of the operator, if the processing is or will be entrusted to such a person;

10) other information.

5.2. If the subject of personal data believes that the operator is processing their personal data in violation of the requirements of the Federal Law or otherwise violates his rights and freedoms, the subject of personal data has the right to appeal against the actions or inaction of the operator to the authorized body for the protection of the rights of subjects of personal data or in court.

6. Responsibilities of the editorial board.

6.1. The editorial office undertakes, when processing personal data, to be limited to the achievement of the stated goals (see clause 3).

6.2. The editorial office is obliged to transfer personal data of all categories of subjects of personal data to the bodies of inquiry and investigation, other authorized bodies on the grounds provided for by the current legislation of the Russian Federation.

6.3. The operator is obliged to provide free of charge to the subject of personal data or his representative the opportunity to get acquainted with personal data relating to this subject of personal data.

6.4. Within a period not exceeding seven working days from the date the subject of personal data or his representative provides information confirming that personal data is incomplete, inaccurate or out of date, the operator is obliged to make the necessary changes to them.

6.5. Within a period not exceeding seven working days from the date of submission by the subject of personal data or his representative of information confirming that such personal data are illegally obtained or are not necessary for the stated purpose of processing, the operator is obliged to destroy such personal data.

6.6. The operator is obliged to notify the subject of personal data or his representative about the changes made and the measures taken and take reasonable measures to notify third parties to whom the personal data of this subject were transferred.

7. Procedure and conditions for processing personal data.

The procedure and conditions for the processing of personal data are determined from the category of personal data subjects and the purposes of using personal data corresponding to them.

7.1. The personal data of the authors are divided into two groups:

1) intended for personal identification and communication with the editorial office (the editorial office is not entitled to transfer them to third parties (except as provided for in clause 5.2) and stores them permanently in electronic form to resolve issues of republication, retraction of articles at the request of third parties, copyright and interests which have been violated);

2) intended for publication in the journal and presentation of the author of the article, possible connection of readers with him, export together with the materials of the articles to scientometric databases.

The composition of personal data is determined by the author and the editors as agreed during prepress, but cannot concern the author's last name, first name, patronymic, his scientific regalia, place of work and e-mail address (at the choice of the author – work/corporate or personal).

7.2. Personal data of members of the editorial board and the editorial board, editors, representatives of the technical service are divided into two groups:

1) intended for internal editorial work;

2) intended for publication on the journal's website in open access, for the representation of the journal in scientometric databases, scientific communities.

The composition of personal data is determined in agreement with this category of personal data subjects, however, it cannot be less than that required by the tasks of representation.

7.3. The personal data of the journal's reviewers are stored only in the editorial office of the journal permanently, are used to communicate members of the editorial board, editors with reviewers, and are not intended for publication on the journal's website.

7.4. Personal data of subscribers of printed copies of the journal are stored for the period of validity of the subscription (to receive journals for a year, six months or a one-time subscription to a specific printed issue) or the period provided for by specific subscription agreements to resolve disputes related to the delivery of the journal by postal services.

8. Information on measures aimed at ensuring that the editorial office fulfills the obligations stipulated by the Federal Law “On the processing of personal data”

8.1. The editor-in-chief of the journal was appointed as the person responsible for the processing of personal data of members of the editorial board and the editorial board, editors, authors, representatives of the technical service by the decision of the editorial board.

8.2. The operator has the right, with the consent of the subject of personal data, to entrust the processing of personal data to another person.

At the same time, if the operator entrusts the processing of personal data to another person, the operator shall be liable to the subject of personal data for the actions of the specified person.

9. Revocation by the subject of his personal data.

Subjects of personal data and their representatives, authorized bodies have the right to withdraw consent to the processing of personal data, to their storage in connection with the right to withdraw an unpublished or published article, having reasonably substantiated their withdrawal.

Contact address for inquiries: journal-rusus@mail.ru

The editorial office undertakes to promptly

consider such requests and make appropriate corrections on the site, in the

database, as well as notify the scientometric databases where the journal

materials are exported, but cannot guarantee corrections in these databases.