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Conditions for Submission of a Paper to He Kupu

As used in these Conditions: "Author" means any person that submits a manuscript for publication in He Kupu; and "Paper" means any manuscript that an Author submits to He Kupu, including with-out limitation, scholarly articles, reflections and accounts of personal experiences, interviews, reviews and comments.

By submitting a Paper to He Kupu, the Author represents and warrants that:

  1. The Paper is the Author's original work, in respect to which the Author is the sole copyright owner, except where the Paper acknowledges the work or authorship of a third party.
  2. The Paper does not contain confidential information or the Author has obtained a written release or waiver from the owner or discloser of such confidential information.
  3. The Paper does not violate or infringe the intellectual property rights of a third party.
  4. The Paper does not contain any defamatory material, or material that may be viewed as offensive or discriminatory on the basis of race, religion, age,
    gender, sexual orientation or cultural affiliation.
  5. The Paper is accurate and does not contain any errors or omissions.
  6. The Paper does not fail to state a material fact necessary to provide a balanced view.
  7. The Paper complies with relevant privacy laws.
  8. The Paper has not previously been published.
  9. The Author has obtained all necessary permissions and consents.
  10. The Author has paid any fees for the use of copyright materials.

The Author hereby indemnifies NZTC, and holds NZTC harmless, against any claims, losses, costs and damages that NZTC suffers as a consequence of the Author's breach of any of the foregoing representations and warranties. As used in the foregoing indemnity, 'NZTC' means New Zealand Tertiary College Limited and its affiliate, Kindercare Learning Centres Limited, together with their respective shareholders, directors, employees and contractors.

The Author acknowledges and agrees that NZTC is not responsible for any opinions or statements expressed in the Paper.

If He Kupu accepts the Paper for publication, the Paper shall become the copyright of He Kupu. Upon acceptance of the Paper for publication, the Author shall sign over the worldwide copyright to He Kupu.

He Kupu will consider a submission that has been rejected by another journal or of a complete report that follows publication of preliminary findings elsewhere, usually in the form of an abstract. The Author must deliver to He Kupu copies of any previously published versions of the Paper at the same time as the Author delivers the Paper.

If the Author uses material within the Paper that has been published elsewhere, the Author must obtain the permission of the earlier publisher.

If He Kupu publishes the Paper, the Author may not publish the Paper elsewhere. However, the Author shall have the right to use, reproduce, distribute, update, create derivatives, and make copies of the Paper (electronically or in print) in connection with the Author's teaching, conference presentations, lectures, other scholarly works, and professional activities.

The Author understands and agrees that readers of the Paper may copy it without the permission of the Author or He Kupu for educational, not for-profit, purposes and provided reasonable attribution is provided to the Author and He Kupu.

The Author shall not use the Paper as a platform to promote the sale of any goods or services. The Author shall refrain from including any material in respect to which the Author has a personal or pecuniary interest, unless the Author obtains the prior written consent of He Kupu.

The Paper is subject to editing and styling that complies with the standards of He Kupu.

The decision to publish the Paper is within the sole and absolute discretion of He Kupu.

Upon the Author's request, NZTC shall reasonably consider any exception, variation or waiver to these Conditions. The Author agrees that for any exception, variation or waiver to be valid, it must be in writing and signed by an editor of He Kupu.