Privacy Policy


At the University of Bolton Islamabad, we are committed to protecting your privacy and ensuring the security of your personal data. Our data protection practices and fair usage policies comply with relevant legal frameworks, including Pakistan’s data protection laws and regulations. This document explains how we collect, use, share, and protect personal data, and the choices you can make about how your information is managed.

Data Collection and Usage

We collect personal information through various means including our website, application forms, and direct interactions. The types of data we collect include:

Personal Identification Information
  • Name
  • Email address
  • Home address
  • Contact number
Academic Information
  • Course enrollments
  • Grades
  • Attendance records.

This information is used to provide and improve our services, ensure compliance with academic regulations, and enhance user experience on our platforms. We collect this information to perform essential university functions, support academic and administrative purposes, and communicate effectively with our students and staff.

Legal Basis for Processing

We process personal data based on the following legal grounds:

  • When you have given clear consent for us to process your personal data for a specific purpose.
  • The processing is necessary for a contract we have with you.
  • To comply with the law (e.g., reporting to regulatory bodies).
  • When it is necessary for our legitimate interests or those of a third party, provided your rights do not override those interests.

Data Protection Principles

Our data protection practices are guided by the following principles:

  • Data processing is conducted lawfully, fairly, and transparently.
  • Data is collected for specified, explicit, and legitimate purposes.
  • Only the data necessary for the purposes stated are collected.
  • Personal data is kept accurate and up-to-date.
  • Data is retained only for as long as necessary for the purposes for which it is processed.
  • Data is processed in a manner that ensures appropriate security.

Data Sharing and Disclosure

We do not share personal data with third parties except in the following circumstances:

  • With your consent.
  • To comply with legal obligations.
  • To protect vital interests.
  • For legitimate academic and administrative purposes.

Third parties with whom we share data include academic partners, regulatory authorities, and service providers who process data on our behalf. When sharing data with third parties, we ensure that they adhere to strict data protection and confidentiality agreements.

Cookies and Tracking Technologies

Our website uses cookies and similar tracking technologies to enhance user experience. Cookies help us to understand how you use our website, remember your preferences, and provide relevant content. You can control cookie settings through your browser preferences.

Data Security

We implement appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect personal data from:

  • Unauthorized access
  • Disclosure
  • Alteration
  • Destruction

These measures include:

  • Encryption
  • Access controls
  • Regular security assessments

Your Rights

You have the following rights regarding your personal data:

  • You can request access to your personal data and obtain information about how it is processed.
  • You can request correction of inaccurate or incomplete data.
  • You can request deletion of your data under certain conditions.
  • You can request a restriction on processing your data under specific circumstances.
  • You can request the transfer of your data to another organization.
  • You can object to the processing of your data in certain situations.

To exercise these rights, please contact our Data Protection Officer at

International Data Transfers

The University of Bolton Islamabad does transfer personal data to UK regulatory bodies as per the compliance laws in the UK.
The University of Bolton Islamabad may transfer personal data to third parties located outside of Pakistan. In such cases, we ensure that appropriate safeguards are in place to protect your personal data and that such transfers comply with applicable data protection laws.

Children’s Privacy

The University of Bolton Islamabad does not knowingly collect personal data from children under the age of 13. If we become aware that we have inadvertently received personal data from a child under the age of 13, we will delete such information from our records.

Changes to This Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. Any changes will be posted on our website, and we will notify you of significant changes through appropriate channels.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy or our data protection practices, please contact:

Data Protection Officer
University of Bolton Islamabad
+92 329 6111555

Your privacy is important to us, and we are committed to protecting your personal information while you are a part of our academic community.