Privacy Policy

policyThe Institute of Tourism & Hospitality Professionals (ITHP) recognises that personal privacy is an important issue, and we support the protection of internet privacy as required by UK legislation.

This statement explains what types of personal information will be gathered when you visit the ITHP website and how this information will be used. Please note that although ITHP’s website provides links to other websites, this policy only applies to ITHP’s web pages.

Personal information is neither captured nor stored through the ITHP website without the prior consent of users. Where personal information is captured (eg. through web forms for feedback, requests, etc.), the user will be informed as to what information is being captured and why. Any personal information that you provide to us will be used only for the purpose stated at the time we request it. We will not sell, license or trade your personal information to others. We do not provide your personal information to direct marketing companies or other such organisations.

In addition, some parts of the ITHP website require authentication with a username and/or password. These pages use cookies for security purposes. These cookies are not used to capture or store personal information for any purpose other than to authenticate the user, and are deleted as soon as a session is terminated. Information about the pages visited by logged-in users is stored for statistical analysis purposes, but individual usage patterns are not monitored.

Finally, the ITHP website maintains logs of its servers’ activities. These log files include the IP address of every computer used to access the ITHP website. The log files are used to analyse usage of the ITHP website.