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TEXT Technology / Copyright Information
the journal of computer text processing

Licensing Terms

In order to publish your article, we require that you agree to the terms and conditions set out below. This is a legally binding agreement between you and Text Technology, McMaster University (McMaster) so please read it carefully.

1.        Copyright

You retain copyright in the article you have submitted for publication (Article) in the Text Technology Journal (Journal) and can reproduce the Article in any other forum or medium without requiring McMaster’s consent.

2.        Grant of licence

You grant McMaster a royalty-free, worldwide, non-exclusive licence to publish, reproduce, communicate, adapt, modify and use your article for any purpose and in any format or medium. This licence includes the right to assign and sublicence McMaster’s rights under this Agreement and to collect fees in exercising the rights under this Agreement.

3.        Moral rights

McMaster will identify you as the author of the Article and will not make substantial changes to the Article with consulting you. McMaster may edit the Article to make it suitable for publication in the Journal and may prepare abstracts without requiring your consent.

4.        Acknowledgment in republications

If you publish or make reference to the Article in any pre-print or re-print, including in journals, conference papers and websites, you must include a reference, with complete bibliographic citation, to McMaster and the Journal.

5.        Author’s warranties

You warrant that:

a.       The Article is your own original work and does not infringe the copyright, trade-mark, privacy or any other rights of any third party;

b.      If the Article contains any third party copyright or other material, you have obtained permission from the third party for the uses of the Article permitted under this Agreement;

c.       The Article does not contain any material that is illegal, defamatory, libelous or otherwise violates any applicable law;

d.       You have not previously published the Article in the whole or, if you have published it in part this is appropriately noted in the Article; and

e.       You have full power and authority to enter into this Agreement.

6.        Term

This Agreement remains in effect for the term of the copyright in the Article.

7.        Payment

You acknowledge that you will not receive any payment from McMaster for the rights granted in this Agreement. McMaster acknowledges that it will not receive any payment from you for publication of the Article by McMaster. Both you and McMaster acknowledge that this Agreement is supported by other valuable and sufficient consideration.

8.        Entire agreement

This Agreement is the entire agreement between you and McMaster and supersedes any other agreement, understanding or communication, either oral or in writing, between you and McMaster with respect to the Article. This Agreement may only be modified in writing by the agreement of both you and McMaster.

9.        Binding Agreement

This Agreement is binding on and will inure to the benefit of you and McMaster and its heirs, administrators, successors and assigns.