General terms

The terms and conditions on this page (hereinafter referred to as “Terms”) govern your access to and use of Bastas (hereinafter referred to as “Bastas”, “we”, “us”, or “our”) website and our journal websites (hereinafter referred to as “Websites”). By accessing our websites, you agree to comply to the terms stated on this page, along with our privacy and cookie policies. If you do not agree to these terms, you must immediately stop using our websites.


We reserve the right to modify these terms at any time. Any modification will immediately be reflected on this page and your continued use of our websites constitutes as your acceptance to the terms at the time of your use.

Ownership and permissions

All materials displayed on our websites, including website content, logo design and journal cover images, are our intellectual property that are protected by copyright. They may only be used, distributed, adopted, translated, in whole or in part, with our prior consent in accordance with the applicable laws. Unless otherwise explicitly stated, copyright of user generated content belongs to the authors. We are granted the license to publish these articles with a common creative attribution license that allows anyone to download, copy, use, adopt, translate, or distribute, even commercially. 

We reserve the right to remove any user generated content if deemed offensive, proven false, or plagiarized. If you notice any unauthorized use f your copyrighted work in any article published in our journals, please inform us at contact@bastas.co.uk.


While we make reasonable efforts to keep our websites accessible and accurate at all times, due to technical difficulties, routine maintenance, acts of nature, availability of our websites and services may be interrupted and prone to errors. All information is provided “as is” and “as available”, without any warranties, expressed or implied, whatsoever, for any unauthorized access, modification, loss, interruption, or delay. 

User generated content published in our journals are believed to be accurate and suitable for publication at the time of the posting by corresponding journal editors after peer-review process, and are provided on journal websites for informational purposes only. These articles present the views, findings and conclusions of the authors. We are granted by the authors to publish these articles as the original publisher. We do not endorse or verify, nor provide any warranties regarding their accuracy, quality, applicability, reliability, or non-infringement. You should access and use them at your own risk. You should not use them as the basis for any legal, financial, or medical decision without your own professional discretion. In case of disputes, authors agree to be fully responsible for their own articles. In no event shall we and our employees be liable, and disclaim to the fullest extent permissible by law, for any claim, direct, indirect or consequential damage or loss arising from the use of the content displayed on our websites.

Links to external websites

Links to other websites are provided for convenience and reference to the users. We do not endorse or authorize their use. You should use them at your own risk and discretion.

Questions or concerns

If you have additional questions or concerns that are not addressed in this page, please contact contact@bastas.co.uk.