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At the time of manuscript submission, an author has to agree to arrange the publication processing charges. Thereafter, when the manuscript is selected for publication, the author has to pay the publication charges and sign the Open Access Authorship and Publication Agreement.
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Authors please note that manuscript goes on publication level only after the successful payment of publication charges.
Once the peer review process is over, the authors are informed about the publication charges and final formatting correction. The authors are advised to suggest the corrections in the final draft prior to making the payment.
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Heighten Science Publication adopts fair policies and believes in utmost satisfaction on authors. Therefore we ensure that the manuscript goes for the publication within 2 working days of payment of publication charges. However, if due to some unseen reasons manuscript is not published within 10 days, Heighten Science Publication refund the received payment.
Heighten Science Publication safeguards the interests of the stakeholders extensively, therefore we include following aspects in our refund and cancellation policy: