Terms of Use

Welcome to HICSS Paper Submission and Review System.

Please review the Terms of Use carefully before using the system. By using the system, you confirm your acceptance of the following terms.

HICSS grants you the right to use our Paper Submission and Review System.
  • As Author, you can upload papers and see feedback from those who review your paper.
  • As Reviewer, you can view papers assigned to you and submit your feedback.
  • As Minitrack Chair, you can view papers, arrange for and manage reviews, provide recommendations to accept or reject papers, and nominate the best paper in your minitrack.
  • As Track Chair, you can oversee the review process and make final decisions on paper acceptance.
HICSS will do its best to provide uninterrupted and error-free services. Corrective actions will be taken as soon as issues are brought to attention. HICSS shall not be held liable for any service interruptions if they occur.

HICSS may modify Terms of Use. You will receive a notification of changes upon your next access to the system. Your access and use of the system following any modifications constitutes your agreement to the revised terms.
Account Practices
To use HICSS Paper Submission and Review System, an account is required. To create an account, you have to provide password and profile information including name, affiliation, and email address. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account information and for controlling access to your account. You agree to accept full responsibility for all activities performed through your account. If you intend to review papers, you are required to add information about your areas of expertise to your profile. It is important that the information that you provide is accurate and current. As a user of this system, you have a responsibility to use it in an ethical, lawful, and responsible manner. HICSS reserves the right to terminate your account without prior notice to you if the use is unethical, illegal, harmful to HICSS, and/or not in line with the intended purpose of this system.
Use of Profile Information and User-Generated Content
You understand and agree that profile information and contents that you submit to HICSS Paper Submission and Review System including but not limited to papers, feedback to authors, and acceptance/rejection decisions will be accessed and viewed by others affiliated with the conference. You will also have access to certain profile information and contents submitted to HICSS Paper Submission and Review System by others. By using the system, you agree that you will use such information only for HICSS related activities. Likewise, HICSS will use such data only for HICSS related activities to promote the growth and success of HICSS community as well.
HICSS provides HICSS Paper Submission and Review System without warranties of any kind. By using the system, you understand and acknowledge that you use it at your own risk. You agree not to take any legal action or retaliation against HICSS and those affiliated with HICSS sholid there be any kind of damages occurring to you. You agree that you will release HICSS and those affiliated with HICSS from all claims.