During the editorial process of the articles a conflicts of interest is not permissible.
Editors are guided by objectivity, their personal beliefs or professional affiliations may not affect the decisions relating to the recommendation or rejection of an article for print.  Editors may not use the information contained in the submitted articles for their own research purposes without the prior consent of the authors. In the event of a conflict of interest (research cooperation, competition, or other relationships with any of the authors) another editor or member of the Editorial Board is requested to support the article in question.  
Authors are required to disclose potential conflicts of interest that may affect the substantive quality of the article text (research results, interpretation). By submitting materials to the editors, the authors declare that there are no claims of ownership which could infringe their publication.
Reviewers and authors may not remain in close personal (e.g. kinship) or professional (e.g. business) relationships. Recognizing that reviewing such work is in conflict with his/her interests, the reviewer is required to reject its reviewing. The reviewer may not use the information contained in the text for their own purposes.