COTHM Policy

Driven by a professional vision to provide highly qualified, trained and competent human resource to the hospitality industry, COTHM is also establishing the first-ever international vocational education university in Pakistan.

Terms & Condition / Media / Privacy Policy

The core philosophy of education at COTHM is to provide skills-based education combined with academic learning and hands-on training. COTHM offers a unique learning experience to its students. It prepares its students in compliance with the international standards of education and training. It has established an international network in collaboration with several leading academic partners from the UK, Europe and the USA.

Terms and conditions of web site access and use access to and use of this web site are subject to the following terms and conditions. Please read and consider them carefully. By proceeding past the home page you agree to comply with them.

Prohibited jurisdictions :-

Receipt, viewing of and accessing the information found in this web site may be prohibited in some jurisdictions. This web site is provided solely for information purposes to browsers EXCEPT those prohibited by the law of their citizenship, residence, and domicile or otherwise from receiving the information as presented in this web site.

If you are prohibited for the above reasons, please leave this site now. Should any individual accessing or viewing this web site have any uncertainty or doubts as to whether he or she can lawfully use the web site, then such individual should exit the site immediately.

Pakistani law applies :-

This website is provided according to and is governed by Pakistani law. By accessing or viewing any of the information provided in this website, you are accepting that Irish law applies to this website and that Irish courts have exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute which may arise in any way in relation to this web site and its contents. If you choose not to accept the applicability of Irish law and the exclusive jurisdiction of Irish courts, please leave this website now.

Information purposes only :-

This website is provided for information purposes only. Information appearing in the pages of this website is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as and does not constitute an offer, invitation, representation or warranty by or on behalf of College of Tourism & Hotel Management or on behalf of any other parties to supply any product or service.

Browse at your own risk :-

Please note that you access and use this web site at your own risk. Neither College of Tourism & Hotel Management nor any other parties accept liability for any loss or damage of whatsoever nature including, but not limited, to indirect, incidental, special, punitive or consequential losses or damages, or for any expenses arising out of, or in connection with the use or inability to use this website, or in connection with any error, omission, defect, computer virus or system failure, or loss of any profit, business, contracts, revenue, anticipated savings, goodwill or reputation arising out of or in connection with the access of, use of, performance of, browsing in or linking to other websites from this website.

Browsers are advised that the information is subject to change and will be updated from time to time without notice been given to users. Browsers should note that College of Tourism & Hotel Management may at any time without giving notice to browsers shut down the website. Websites may be tampered with by unauthorised persons and accordingly, browsers should view the information provided as indicative only and subject to confirmation by our staff.

Browsers should review these terms and conditions of website use occasionally to stay informed of any changes. All content is reviewed and approved for accuracy by College of Tourism & Hotel Management 's experts, and where necessary, respected experts from other bodies. While College of Tourism & Hotel Management believes it has made all reasonable efforts to ensure that the information contained within is accurate and up-to-date, the information you access through the site is provided 'as is' and College of Tourism & Hotel Management cannot assume any legal liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions. In particular, the nutrition content is provided for general informational purposes only.

Email and other methods of transmitting information over the Internet are subject to interference or scrutiny by third parties and should be independently verified. The security and privacy of such communications cannot be assured by College of Tourism & Hotel Management and the risk of transmitting such communications lies entirely with the party supplying the information. Use of this website is entirely at the user's own risk and the user assumes full responsibility and risk of loss resulting from the use of or access to the website and/or its contents.

In using the website you agree not to distribute, upload or transmit any pornographic, obscene, offensive or menacing materials, not to distribute, upload or transmit any pirated software or any copyright materials without the permission of the copyright holder, not to infringe the intellectual property rights of any third party, not to distribute or deliver any software virus or worms, not to distribute or deliver any data, material or information which is defamatory, false or which would infringe the proprietary rights of a third party and not to do anything in relation to the website which would constitute a criminal act.

Links to third party sites :-

This website contains links to third party websites. These linked sites are not under the control of College of Tourism & Hotel Management and College of Tourism & Hotel Management is not responsible or liable for the contents of any these linked sites, including without limitation any link contained in a linked site, or any changes or updates to a linked site. College of Tourism & Hotel Management is not responsible for any form of transmission received from any linked site nor is College of Tourism & Hotel Management responsible if the linked site is not working properly. College of Tourism & Hotel Management is providing these links to you only as a convenience.

Copyright :-

Dissemination by any person of the information contained in this website is strictly prohibited. College of Tourism & Hotel Management disclaims liability for any type of loss or damage which may be suffered by any person resulting from the dissemination or use of this website or any of its contents.

Material within the linked sites outside of this website may also have copyright restrictions and this should be checked on these websites should you plan to use their content in any way.

DATA PROTECTION AND PRIVACY POLICY OF College of Tourism & Hotel Management.

College of Tourism & Hotel Management , is committed to protecting your privacy. College of Tourism & Hotel Management endeavours to comply with its obligations under the Data Protection Acts at all times.

Registration :-

Most areas of College of Tourism & Hotel Management 's website can be accessed without providing any personal information. Some areas, though, require you to submit your email address, e.g. Newsletter Registrations, competitions and general information.

Material within the linked sites outside of this website may also have copyright restrictions and this should be checked on these websites should you plan to use their content in any way.

What other information do we collect? :-

College of Tourism & Hotel Management and/or its contractors collect data on visitors to the site. This is done through keeping records of the IP addresses which you use to access our site. The information is used by us on an aggregate basis only to assess levels of traffic to the site and the areas of the site users are accessing. We do not collect and evaluate this information for others.

Use of cookies :-

Certain parts of College of Tourism & Hotel Management 's website also use cookies. A "cookie" is a file sent to your browser by the College of Tourism & Hotel Management server that enables your computer to access information on the College of Tourism & Hotel Management website in a faster and more efficient manner. We do not use cookies to collect or store personal information. You can change the settings on your browser to refuse all cookies. However, you should note that disabling cookies may result in some parts of the site not working efficiently or in slower downloads.

Email :-

We receive and reply to email from users on a regular basis. For record-keeping purposes we retain copies of all incoming and outgoing email. Information in the email we receive and send will not be disclosed to any third party without the permission of the sender.

External links :-

College of Tourism & Hotel Management may provide links to external websites. College of Tourism & Hotel Management has no control over the privacy policies of these sites and would encourage you to exercise discretion when providing information to such sites. We may make changes to this Privacy Policy from time to time. Updated versions will always be posted here. This version was updated in July 2014.

Data protection :-

For the purpose of complying with its data protection obligations, as set out in the Data Protection Acts, College of Tourism & Hotel Management confirms that it is a data controller in relation to personal information held about you. The purposes for which College of Tourism & Hotel Management may hold information given by you via this website and for which College of Tourism & Hotel Management envisages processing your personal data are:

To provide you with various newsletters and information notices which College of Tourism & Hotel Management may from time to time distribute; and.

To provide your personal data to our third party contractors that process data for us solely for the purpose of enabling them to distribute newsletters and other information notices to you;

So that we and, our third party contractors that process data for us, may keep you up to date in relation to any promotions, advertising, competitions or other campaigns which we may hold in the future; and

List any other purposes.

Competition Terms and Conditions :-

College of Tourism & Hotel Management decision in relation to selection of prize winner(s) is final and no correspondence will be entered into. Prizes are non transferable and will only be awarded to the winner. No cash alternative will be awarded in lieu of stated prize.

If, due to circumstances beyond its control, a prize becomes unavailable College of Tourism & Hotel Management reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal value. Use of a false name or address by a competition entrant will disqualify them from receiving any prize. College of Tourism & Hotel Management reserves the right to change prize details without notice and all prizes, including holiday travel dates, are subject to availability. Entry to all competitions constitutes permission to use the entrants name and details for purposes of newsletters, online and offline marketing, promotion and offers. Acceptance of the prize constitutes permission to use the relevant winner's name, hometown and likeness for purposes of advertising, promotion or publicity in any media without additional compensation. Any person found to be in disregard of the above rules will be disqualified automatically. College of Tourism & Hotel Management reserves the right to disqualify any contestant for any reason whatsoever in its sole discretion. Participation in College of Tourism & Hotel Management competitions denotes acceptance of these terms and conditions and all additional specific terms and conditions listed prior to this section.

How We Use Social Media

Social media is a new form of communication and we will be constantly reviewing how we use it to provide the best service for Users.

Policy Statement :-

COTHM("We", "Us", "Our") recognises that the internet provides unique opportunities to participate in interactive discussions and share information on particular topics using a wide variety of social media, such as Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn and we look forward to sharing news and updates and answering queries about Us and Our activities. Our participation on social media channels is aimed at creating open communication by delivering relevant information through our current COTHM Social Media Channels (see below).

However, in certain circumstances, use of social media can pose risks to our confidential and proprietary information, our reputation, and can jeopardise our compliance with legal obligations. In order to minimise these risks and to ensure thato our resources and communications systems are used only for appropriate purposes, We compiled this Social Media Policy ("Policy") which governs use of the COTHM Social Media Channels. The Policy operates as an agreement between the User(s) and us in relation to / the use of COTHM Social Media Channels. Please read this Policy (and Our Privacy Statement) carefully. By using COTHM Social Media Channels the User is consenting to be bound by the current Policy. We may revise the Policy at any time and without notice. Each time the User uses the COTHM Social Media Channel(s) the User will be bound by the then current Policy.

Definitions :-

"COTHM Social Media Channels" means all official COTHM social media channels as listed below:

>Facebook >Twitter >YouTube >Google+ >Flickr

Any other page, account or group on social media channels bearing the name COTHM or claiming to represent COTHM is not an official COTHM Social Media Channel. However, as We aim to achieve best practice in the utility and customer service industry with social media, the current network of COTHM Social Media Channels may grow over time. Users should therefore review this page on an on-going basis for the up-to-date official list.

"You" / "Your" / "Yourself" means any User(s) of COTHM Social Media Channels.

Social Media Channel Content :-

Whenever you make use of a feature that allows You to upload material to COTHM Social Media Channels, or to make contact with other Users of the COTHM Social Media Channels, You must comply with all applicable laws and this Policy. You warrant that any such contribution does comply with all applicable laws and this Policy, and You indemnify Us for any breach of that warranty.

Any material You upload to COTHM Social Media Channels will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary, and We have the right to use, copy, distribute and disclose to third parties any such material for any purpose. We also have the right to disclose Your identity to any third party who is claiming that any material posted or uploaded by You to COTHM Social Media Channels constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.

We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials posted by You or any other User. We have the right to remove any material or posting You make on COTHM Social Media Channels if, in Our opinion, such material does not comply with this Policy.

COTHM Social Media Code of Conduct :-

We want to encourage you to get in touch with us and other members of the community on COTHM Social Media Channels. COTHM Social Media Code of Conduct sets out Our guidelines for the way in which We expect all Users to interact and communicate on COTHM Social Media Channels. It applies to any and all material which You contribute to COTHM Social Medial Channels ("Contributions"). Contributions must:

Be accurate (where they state facts)

Be genuinely held (where they state opinions); and

Comply with applicable law in any country from which they are posted.

COTHM reserves the right and has absolute discretion to screen, review, filter, edit, refuse or remove without notice any Contributions posted on any COTHM Social Media Channel which in Our view, acting reasonably (but without any liability for taking such a view, or requirement to prove such a view is reasonable) are, including but not limited to:

Comments which include offensive, inappropriate or obscene language or content (including images, videos or links);

Threatening, violent, abusive or insulting statements likely to stir up hatred;

Personal attacks aimed at COTHM staff, a supplier for Irish Water, agents/contractors acting on behalf of COTHM or other members of the public;

Material infringing on any patent, copyright, database right, trade mark or other intellectual property right of any other person.

Material which is defamatory of any person;

Material breaching the data protection, privacy or confidentiality rights of any person;

Material promoting discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age;

Spam messages

COTHM reserves the right to block any User of the COTHM Social Media Channels that breaches the above requirements.

Information Processed by COTHM Social Media Channels :-

We process information about You in accordance with Our Privacy Statement. By using COTHM Social Media Channels, You consent to such processing.

Be mindful about protecting Yourself, Your privacy and the privacy of others. What You publish on COTHM Social Media Channels is public and is widely accessible, so consider the content carefully prior to posting.

Do not post personal information including Your social welfare number, bank account or credit card information, or other sensitive personal information and any reference to personal information about others, including name or information that may be used to identify or locate another individual or that could otherwise be deemed to constitute invasion of another’s privacy. You agree that We will not have any liability if You do so, or responsibility to remove such information. You post such information at Your own risk.

In order to answer a specific query asked by You, We may, from time to time, request contact details from You. If You are required to provide personal information directly to COTHM We will use a private channel to request this information.

Connecting on Social Media :-

From time to time We need to follow organisations and individuals to connect with them or to share content. Making a connection on a social media channel does not mean that COTHM endorses individuals or organisations and We have no responsibility for the content of the accounts of the people or organisations with whom We have connected or who have connected with Us.

Jurisdiction and Applicable Law :-

The Pakistani courts will have jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to COTHM Social Media Channels, although We retain the right to bring proceedings against You for breach of these conditions in Pakistan or any other country deemed relevant to Us. This Policy is governed by Pakistani law.

College of Tourism & Hospitality Management is committed to protecting your privacy. The following Privacy Policy describes what information we collect from you when you visit this site and how we use this information. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully so that you understand our privacy practices.

The Management of College of Tourism & Hospitality Management collect two kinds of information on this site :-

Registration information that is voluntarily supplied by visitors to this site who enroll in, or request information about, the programs offered through the School or its affiliated departments.

Connection information that is automatically collected as visitors navigate through this site.

This site also includes links to other websites hosted by third parties. When you access any such website from this site, use of any information you provide will be governed by the privacy policy of the operator of the site you are visiting.

How College of Tourism & Hospitality Management Uses This Information :-

We do not sell, trade, or rent your personal information to others. We share your registration information with our International partners, which will use it as a part of your enrollment in programs offered through College of Tourism & Hospitality Management and its departments. We may release account information when we believe, in good faith, that such release is reasonably necessary to:

Comply with law

Enforce or apply the terms of any of our user agreements or

Protect the rights, property or safety of college Administration, any department or office affiliated with the college Administration, our users, or others.

We may also release information to your employer if you enroll in a program through a corporate agreement. :-

Sales data is used internally for tracking the revenue-generation of individual programs and the efficacy of certain ad campaigns (News Paper Ads, Google Ads, Facebook ads, etc).

How College Of Tourism & Hospitality Management Protects Your Information :-

When you access your personal information, we use a secure server. The secure server software (SSL) encrypts all information you input before it is sent to us. Furthermore, all of the data we collect is protected against unauthorized access. As effective as encryption technology is, however, no security system is completely impenetrable, so we cannot guarantee the absolute security of our database, nor can we guarantee that information you supply won't be intercepted while being transmitted to us over the internet.

Your Consent :-

By using this website, you consent to the collection and use of this information by the College Administration, its affiliated departments and offices, and by our International Partners for the purpose of your enrollment in programs offered through the College Administration. If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page before the changes take effect.

Unsubscribing from Broadcast Emails :-

All forms will provide an opt-out button to allow you to choose not to participate in COTHM lists and future online marketing. In deciding whether or not to join such lists, please note that they are only used for COTHM purposes. We do not sell, rent or share any of your personal information with any other party including any third-party joint promoters, nor use it for unapproved commercial You may request to be removed from our lists at any time. Send an email requesting removal of your information to zaheer@cothm.edu.pk