Privacy Policy


UMT respects privacy and ensures that the personal information of the author(s) is protected in line with the Intellectual Property and Copyrights Ordinance 1962 and is applicable to all personal information of users who are using services through the website. This privacy policy excludes information provided to staff of SBE Journals and public information. SBE Journals highly encourage research ethics, including confidentiality, consent, transparency and integrity (e.g. reporting standards, conflicts of interest, research funding, appeals, and complaints. SBE Journals' privacy policy aligns with the Committee on Public Ethics (COPE) code of conduct.

We collect personal information to communicate with you, to collect feedback about services, to inform you about the latest news and events related to SBE Journals. We collect personal information such as name, email addresses, academic qualifications, professional affiliations, address, contact number, city, state and country of residence and information that user voluntarily provide through various forms given on the website. For browsing, viewing and downloading articles on this website user is not required to provide any personal information.

SBE website users may opt for not sharing personal information i.e. quit using SBE Website. Some services compulsorily require submitting personal information. For example, the author's name is required when submitting a manuscript. UMT never shares personal information of SBE users collected on this website and retains personal information as long as it is relevant to our purpose or until you request to remove your information from your database. If any user wants to remove his/her personal information, he/she may contact at “Contact Us” page. SBE Journals may require no personal information which may include your gender, zip code, date of birth, education, occupation, financial information, and interests. UMT uses your information to improve the quality of products & services, to keep our users up-to-date. We may combine personal information with other information when required.

You agree to the terms and conditions of the privacy policy by using the website. We may make changes in the privacy policy in the case of exceptional circumstances. We recommend you to check the privacy statement regularly to keep yourself updated about such changes. You have to exit the site immediately if you don’t agree to any term and condition of the privacy statement.