This publishing contract is modeled after Contract model No. 1 for Suomen Tiedekustantajien liitto r.y. – Finnish Association for Scholarly Publishing (Version 2000 / 1 / 15.12.1999). If you find parts of it unclear or unacceptable, please contact the journal's editors.
GENERAL TERMS OF THE PUBLISHING CONTRACT
PUBLISHER: Finnish Society for Human-Animal Studies (Yhteiskunnallisen ja kulttuurisen eläintutkimuksen seura ry)
OBJECT OF CONTRACT
The author answers/the authors answer for that he has/they have the full copyright to the work and as parts in the work, inserted pictures, tables and other corresponding material, or that right to publish has been acquired for it, if such is legally needed. Expenses caused by these rights are allocated to the authors directly, unless otherwise agreed upon separately. A concluded publishing contract is also valid for the second issue and other later issues/electronic versions of the work.
PURPOSE OF CONTRACT AND ASSIGNED RIGHTS
The purpose of the contract is to transfer the financial rights of the work to the publisher, while the moral rights of the work remain with the author. §§ 31-37 of the Copyright Act (404/61) are thus not applied. The contents of the financial and moral rights of this contract have been specified below.
Among the financial rights is the right to republish the work, or a part thereof, in another publishing form or to convey such a right to another publisher. This right is exclusive, however, with the exceptions given in the following passages. The publisher may not change the contents of the work without explicit authorization of the author. The publisher may not republish the work, or parts of it, in other languages without explicit authorization of the author.
The author is entitled to use individual passages or the whole work as parts of a later work which differs significantly from the object of this agreement, or in which the scientific content of the work has been significantly updated and the work is not a new edition of the current one. The author is entitled to use the work as part of a thesis or a dissertation without the explicit written authorization of the publisher.
The author may simultaneously publish the work online on his or her website / upload it onto an open electronic platform for the viewing of an open audience.
THE PUBLISHER’S AND AUTHOR’S/AUTHORS’ RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITES IN CONNECTION WITH THE FIRST PUBLISHING FORM
The work is first published in the open access online publication Trace. Finnish Journal for Human-Animal Studies. The publisher determines the layout for the work.
The Author is not paid a fee.
THE PUBLISHER’S RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES IN CONNECTION WITH REPUBLISHING AND OTHER FORMS OF PUBLISHING
The work may be republished as printed matter or in electronic form on a server chosen by the publisher. The publisher has the right to republish the work in all the forms of publishing covered by this contract as well as determine the layout of these publications, their way of realization, editing or the conditions of use of the electronic forms of publications.
By republishing, the publisher is also obliged to note those changes reported by the author/the authors which are mainly amendments of a technical nature and may be added to the work without considerable additional costs, such as a new make-up. Such corrections must be delivered to the publisher without delay after he has announced the republishing.
The publisher is obliged to make sure that the author’s name/authors’ names, his/their copyrights and the information of the original publishing form appears with every republishing.
When republishing the work in the same or different publishing form no fee is paid. If the publisher for compensation assigns the work to be republished by another publisher, or by several publishers jointly, the compensation thereof shall be halved between the publisher and the author/the authors.
VALIDITY OF CONTRACT
This contract is valid for ten years from the date the work has last been published in a publishing form covered by this contract. The publisher has, however, the right to republish the work after the expiration of the contract in accordance with this contract during all the time the work is legally protected.
However, the contract may not be dissolved if the work is continuously hosted on an electronic platform on the server of the publisher and viewable to an audience. The author is / the authors are entitled to dissolve the contract if the content of the work is significantly outdated, and the publisher is unwilling to publish a newer edition of the work in question with the terms stated in this agreement and within a reasonable period of time from the moment of the request, despite the requests of the author / author’s representative.
A dispute arising from this contract will be tried in the general court of first instance of the publisher’s domicile, unless the parties jointly agree on such an arbitration where the Federation of Finnish Learned Societies nominates one arbitrator.
The information submitted to the publication is only used for the publication's needs and not without prior consent released to any third party.
The Federation of Finnish Learned Societies and the journal are joint controllers. Their respective responsibilities are described in the document.