COTHM Online provides this site (cothmonline.com) to you subject to the terms contained in this document (agreement). If you do not agree with any of the terms of this agreement, do not access or otherwise use this site. Your use of this site shall be deemed to be your agreement to abide by each of the terms set forth below. It is the responsibility of the customer to read such conditions before entering upon a transaction.
COTHM Online grants you a personal, non-transferable and non-exclusive right to use its materials and software on any personal media device; provided that you do not (and do not allow any third party to) copy, modify, create a derivative work from, reverse engineer, reverse assemble or otherwise attempt to discover any source code, sell, assign, sublicense, grant a security interest in or otherwise transfer any right in the Software. You agree not to modify any of the material in any manner or form. You agree not to access COTHM Online products or Services by any means other than through the interface that is provided by COTHM Online for use in accessing the COTHM Online Services and products.
User Account, Password & Security
The creation of an account is compulsory to purchase from COTHM Online. You will be required to create a password and user account. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and account, and are responsible for all activities that occur under your account. You agree to (1) immediately notify COTHM Online of any unauthorised use of your password or account or any other breach of security and (2) ensure that you log out from your account at the end of each session. COTHM Online cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this section.
Proprietary Rights (Trademarks & Copyright Notice)
You acknowledge and agree that any content, including but not limited to text, data, photos, graphics, etc. or material contained or distributed through the site, by COTHM Online, its advertisers or third parties, is protected by trademarks, service marks, patents, copyrights, or other proprietary rights and laws.
You therefore may not under any circumstances use or distribute any content received through the site without authorisation of the content owner. You agree not to publish, reproduce, copy, in whole or part, nor upload, download, post, email, sell or otherwise distribute content available through the site.
Rules of Conduct
The following rules of conduct apply to your use of the website and to any and all materials you post on OnlineBusinessSchool.com, including text, data, graphics, audio or video content, sound, chat, messages, files or any other material (collectively user submissions) whether the user submission is included in blogs, discussion groups, emails, profiles, comments, or any other portion or feature of OnlineBusinessSchool.com.
You may not, in connection with the Website:
- Upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any user submission that is libelous or defamatory, pornographic, sexually explicit, unlawful or plagiarized;
- Infringes or violates any patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret or other property right;
- Breaches a duty of confidentiality by which you are bound due to a contractual or fiduciary relationship (such as inside information, or proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements);
- A reasonable person would consider harassing, abusive, threatening, harmful, vulgar, profane, excessively violent, racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable or offensive in any way;
- Constitutes a breach of any person’s privacy or publicity rights, a misrepresentation of facts, or hate speech;
- Violates or encourages others to violate any applicable law, statute, ordinance or regulation;
- Promotes software or services that deliver unsolicited e-mail; or
- Contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancel bots or other similar harmful programming routines
COTHM Online material requires a correctly configured and functional internet data connection, both for the initial Purchase, and for use.
Data charges may be charged to you by your network provider depending on your individual tariff. You are responsible for any such costs.
We are unable to provide any warranties as to the levels of connectivity you will receive via your personal media device. This may depend upon your tariff, your network provider or your corporate policy if you have a work-issued device. We will not accept any responsibility for any connectivity issues you may experience. Please contact your network provider or visit their website if you require assistance configuring a data connection for your phone.
If, however COTHM Online website is down and it is believed to be our fault we agree to compensate users how we see fit, this would usually comprise of a credit note being issued for unfinished assessments. COTHM Online will deal with claims on a case by case basis.
Content and Refunds
Once payment is received and products have been delivered to the student’s dashboard, or have been downloaded, refunds are not available. This does not affect your statutory rights.
Goods will only be dispatched to the customer when payment has been made in full and cleared funds and in any variance of this term shall be upon such terms as COTHM Online dictates.
Access to modules and assessments is limited to 3 (Three) years, from the date of enrolment. In exceptional circumstances this may be extended.
Assessments can be re-sit as many times as required within the 3 year period as long payments have been cleared.
Failure to keep up with your monthly payments may incur a PKR5000 admin fee and suspension of your online account.
If students fail to keep up with monthly payments, any free items received will need to returned to COTHM Online.
All Student payments need to be completed before the final awarding body certificate is provided to the student.
Account discount codes – Discount codes may from time to time be offered to account holders; such codes may only be applied to purchases made through the account in respect of which the discount code was offered and registered.
Promotional discount codes – We may from time to time offer promotional discount codes which may apply in respect of any, or certain specified, purchases made though this Website.
All Prices and course fees are listed in Pakistani Rupees (PKR), and therefore we are not responsible for any exchange rate changes, nor any bank charges that arise from this or any other payments made to COTHM ONLINE .
cothmonline.com (the site), or third parties may provide, links to other websites or resources. As COTHM Online have no control of such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that COTHM Online is not responsible for the availability of such sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products or other materials on or available from such sites or resources or the policies or such sites and resources.
COTHM Online is not responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource
Variations/Correction of Errors and Inaccuracies
COTHM Online uses reasonable endeavors to ensure the information on the site is accurate, however the information and product listings on the site may contain typographical errors or inaccuracies and may not be complete or current. We make no representation or warranty that any information is accurate, complete, or up-to-date and, to the fullest extent permitted by law, we accept no liability for any loss or damage caused by any reliance placed on such information placed by you or anyone to whom you may communicate such information.
COTHM Online shall have the right at any time without any liability or notice to amend, remove any content of the site including prices, sales literature or other documents as long as such alterations do not materially affect the quality of the goods.
Limitation of Liability
IN NO EVENT SHALL ONLINEBUSINESSSCHOOL.COM, OR ANY SUBSIDIARY, PARENT, AFFILIATE, OFFICER, DIRECTOR, LICENSOR, EMPLOYEE, SUPPLIER, DISTRIBUTOR, RESELLER AGENT, OWNER, OR OPERATOR OF, BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY INDIRECT, DIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM ANY (I) MISTAKES, ERRORS, OR INACCURACIES OF CONTENT, (II) PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF OUR WEBSITE, (III) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SECURE SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN, (IV) ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM OUR WEBSITE, (IV) ANY BUGS, TROJAN HORSES, VIRUSES, OR THE LIKE, WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH OUR WEBSITE BY ANY THIRD PARTY, AND/OR (V) ANY OMISSIONS OR ERRORS IN ANY CONTENT OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF YOUR USE OF ANY CONTENT POSTED, TRANSMITTED, EMAILED, OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE VIA THE WEBSITE, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, TORT, CONTRACT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT THE COMPANY IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THE FOREGOING LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW IN THE APPLICABLE JURISDICTION.
YOU SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT COTHMONLINE.COMSHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR USER SUBMISSIONS OR FOR ANY OFFENSIVE, DEFAMATORY, OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY AND THAT THE RISK OF HARM OR DAMAGE FROM THE FOREGOING RESTS ENTIRELY WITH YOU.
The Website is controlled and offered by COTHM Online from its facilities in Pakistan & United Kingdom. Those who access or use the Website from other jurisdictions do so at their own volition and are responsible for compliance with local law.
Academic dishonesty covers any attempt by a student to gain unfair advantage (e.g. extra marks) for her/himself, or for other students, by unauthorised means. Examples of such dishonesty include collusion, deceit, plagiarism and cheating in examinations.
Collusion includes, but not limited to, the conscious collaboration, without official approval, between two or more students, in the preparation and production of work which is then submitted as individual work. In cases where one (or more) student has copied from another, all students involved may be penalised.
Deceit includes misrepresentation or non-disclosure of relevant information, including the failure to disclose any cases of work being submitted for assessment which has been or will be used for other academic purposes.
Plagiarism is the act of using other people’s words, images etc. as if they were your own. In order to make clear to readers the distinction between your words, images etc.
Cheating is defined as any attempt to gain an unfair advantage in an assessment (including examinations), or assisting another student to do so. It includes: copying from other candidates, collusion, impersonation, plagiarism, and unauthorised access to unseen examination papers.
It is in the best interests of all students for COTHM Online to maintain the good reputation of its awards. Your co-operation is expected in actively protecting the integrity of the assessment process. It is the duty of all students to COTHM Online to have high personal standards of academic honesty in their studies and to report any instances of malpractice of which they become aware.
Governing Law and Jurisdiction
These Terms and Conditions are governed by and constructed in accordance with English Laws, and in the event of any disputes or claims associated with the terms and conditions will be subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of England
Security Policy (Payments)
Our Payment Service Provider is Sage Pay – the largest independent payment service provider (PSP) in the UK and Ireland. Sage Pay provides a secure payment gateway (Level 1 PCI DSS), processing payments for thousands of online businesses, including ours. It is Sage Pay’s utmost priority to ensure that transaction data is handled in a safe and secure way.
Sage Pay uses a range of secure methods such as fraud screening, I.P. address blocking and 3D secure. Once on the Sage Pay systems, all sensitive data is secured using the same internationally recognised 256-bit encryption standards.
Sage Pay is PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) compliant to the highest level and maintains regular security audits. They are also regularly audited by the banks and banking authorities to ensure that their systems are impenetrable.
Sage Pay is an active member of the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) that defines card industry global regulation.
In addition, you know that your session is in a secure encrypted environment when you see https:// in the web address, and/or when you see the locked padlock symbol alongside the URL. So when buying through our site, you can be sure that you are completely protected.
Terms & Conditions of using recurring payments (WorldPay) , if you would like to cancel your reoccurring payments, you will need to email firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know you wish to cancel your future payments. Payments are usually taken every month, unless agreed otherwise. Payments duration’s will vary depending on the course you are enrolled on, e.g if you are enrolled onto a level 7 course (£1400) and your monthly payments are £200, you will be charged £200 for 7 months.
COTHM Online uses personal data of the customer for appropriate purposes and according to statutory regulations. The personal data given (i.e. name, email address, delivery address, bank details) for ordering products is used by COTHM Online for fulfilment and handling of the contract only. This data is treated confidentially by COTHM Online and is not given to any third parties who are not part of the ordering, delivery and payment procedures. The customer shall be entitled to access information on their personal data which COTHM Online has saved about them, free of charge. They are also entitled to the correction of incorrect data, and the deletion of their personal data if they choose, so long as there is no legal obligation to retain such data.
If you breach these terms and conditions in any way, we may take such action as we deem appropriate to deal with the breach, including suspending your access to the website, prohibiting you from accessing the website, blocking computers using your IP address from accessing the website, contacting your internet service provider to request that they block your access to the website and/or bring court proceedings against you.
Courses are accredited by a governing body chosen by COTHM Online, who assess and reviews all of our content. If there is a change in validating partnership, COTHM Online will always aim to make sure the new governing body is of the same or higher Standard. No refunds will therefore be issued to students in this Scenario.
All students will be registered with the relevant awarding organisation prior to submission of assignments. (a minimum total payment of £800 in students fees is also required to be fulfilled if paying in instalments)
COTHM Online in no way guarantees students direct progression onto a University Degree or Master’s program; this will solely depend upon the student’s circumstances, experience and application to the respective university.