Privacy Notice


EcoCare Student Accommodation in Loughborough is the representative body of the Landlord and his agents, and is the owner and provider of this "website" - EcocareStudent.co.uk.

This privacy notice applies between you, the User of this Website and EcoCare Student Accommodation. EcoCare Student Accommodation takes the privacy of your information very seriously. This privacy notice applies to our use of any and all Data collected by us or provided by you in relation to your use of the Website. Please read this privacy notice carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. By visiting our Website you are accepting and consenting to the practices set out in this notice.


Definitions And Interpretation

1. In this privacy notice, the following definitions are used:

Data. The are the collectively all information that you submit to EcoCare Student Accommodation via the Website. This definition incorporates, where applicable, the definitions provided in the Data Protection Act 1998;

EcoCare Student Accommodation, or Us. Known as "EcoCare Student Accommodation", our office is located at 106 Ashby Road, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3AF;

User or you. Any third party that accesses the Website and is not either (i) employed or contracted by EcoCare Student Accommodation and acting in the course of their employment or (ii) engaged as a consultant or otherwise providing services to EcoCare Student Accommodation and accessing the Website in connection with the provision of such services; and;

Website. the website that you are currently using, www.ecocarestudent.co.uk, and any sub-domains of this site unless expressly excluded by their own terms and conditions.


2. In this privacy notice, unless the context requires a different interpretation:

- the singular includes the plural and vice versa;

- references to sub-clauses, clauses, schedules or appendices are to sub-clauses, clauses, schedules or appendices of this privacy notice;

- a reference to a person includes firms, companies, government entities, trusts and partnerships;

- "including" is understood to mean "including without limitation";

- reference to any statutory provision includes any modification or amendment of it;

- the headings and sub-headings do not form part of this privacy notice.


Scope Of This Privacy Notice

3. This privacy notice applies only to the actions of EcoCare Student Accommodation and Users with respect to this Website. It does not extend to any websites that can be accessed from this Website including, but not limited to, any links we may provide to social media websites.


Data Collected

4. We may collect the following Data, which includes personal Data, from you:

a) Name;

b) Contact Information such as email addresses and telephone numbers;

c) IP address (automatically collected);

d) Web browser type and version (automatically collected);

e) Operation System (automatically collected);

f) Other cookie-related information;

g) Prospective Property Renting Interests such as your prefered house-size and renting-budget.

in each case, in accordance with this privacy notice.


Our Use Of Data

5. For purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998, EcoCare Student Accommodation is the "data controller".

6. We will retain any Data you submit for 12 months.

7. Unless we are obliged or permitted by law to do so, and subject to any third party disclosures specifically set out in this notice, your Data will not be disclosed to third parties. This includes our affiliates and or other companies within our group.

8. All personal Data is stored securely in accordance with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998. For more details on security see the clause below (Security).

9. Any or all of the above Data may be required by us from time to time in order to provide you with the best possible service and experience when using our Website. Specifically, Data may be used by us for the following reasons:

a) internal record keeping;

b) supply users with best matching housing information;

in each case, in accordance with this privacy notice.


Third Party Websites And Services

10. EcoCare Student Accommodation may, from time to time, employ the services of other parties for dealing with certain processes necessary for the operation of the Website. The providers of such services do not have access to certain personal Data provided by Users of this Website.


Links To Other Websites

11. This Website may, from time to time, provide links to other websites. We have no control over such websites and are not responsible for the content of these websites. This privacy notice does not extend to your use of such websites. You are advised to read the privacy notice or statement of other websites prior to using them.


Changes Of Business Ownership And Control

12. EcoCare Student Accommodation may, from time to time, expand or reduce our business and this may involve the sale and/or the transfer of control of all or part of EcoCare Student Accommodation. Data provided by Users will, where it is relevant to any part of our business so transferred, be transferred along with that part and the new owner or newly controlling party will, under the terms of this privacy notice, be permitted to use the Data for the purposes for which it was originally supplied to us.

13. We may also disclose Data to a prospective purchaser of our business or any part of it.

14. In the above instances, we will take steps with the aim of ensuring your privacy is protected.


Controlling Use Of Your Data

15. Wherever you are required to submit Data, you have right to restrict our use of that Data. This may include the following:

a) use of Data for direct marketing purposes; and

b) sharing Data with third parties.

To exercise your aforementioned right, please contact us (see Point of Contact ).


Collecting Your Data

16. To use all features and functions available on the Website, you may be required to submit certain Data.

17. You may restrict your internet brower's use of cookies. For more information see the clause below (Cookies).


Accessing Your Own Data

18. You have the right to ask for a copy of any of your personal Data held by EcoCare Student Accommodation (where such Data is held). A small adminstration fee of £10 would be payable.


Security

19. Data security is of great importance to EcoCare Student Accommodation and to protect your Data we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure Data collected via this Website. These may include the following:

a) Deploy Anti-Virus software packages, firewalls, and security password to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed.

b) Limit access to your personal data to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a business need to know, where their use of the data is under our close supervision.

20. If password access is required for certain parts of the Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential.

21. We endeavour to do our best to protect your personal Data. However, transmission of information over the internet is not entirely secure and is done at your own risk. We cannot ensure the security of your Data transmitted to the Website via internet. In the event of a security breach, we will promptly notify you and the proper authorities if required by law.


Cookies

22. This Website may place and access certain Cookies on your computer. EcoCare Student Accommodation uses Cookies to improve your experience of using the Website, for example, note down your contact information and your renting preferences when you book a viewing through the Website. By using our site, you give us permission to set these cookies. You can set your browser not to accept cookies by clicking on the "Help" section of your web browser and follow the instructions; doing this will not stop you browsing properties and viewing content on our site, but may negatively impact your browsing experience. More information about our cookie policy can be found here.

23. Visits to our site may be tracked by Google Analytics. This does not include any personally identifying information and does not allow EcoCare to track individual users. The information captured by Google is covered by its own privacy notice which can be viewed here.


General

24. You may not transfer any of your rights under this privacy notice to any other person. We may transfer our rights under this privacy notice where we reasonably believe your rights will not be affected.

25. If any court or competent authority finds that any provision of this privacy notice (or part of any provision) is invalid, illegal or unenforceable, that provision or part-provision will, to the extent required, be deemed to be deleted, and the validity and enforceability of the other provisions of this privacy notice will not be affected.

26. Unless otherwise agreed, no delay, act or omission by a party in exercising any right or remedy will be deemed a waiver of that, or any other, right or remedy.

27. This Agreement will be governed by and interpreted according to the law of England and Wales. All disputes arising under the Agreement will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English and Welsh courts.


Changes to this privacy notice

28. EcoCare Student Accommodation reserves the right to change this privacy notice as we may deem necessary from time to time or as may be required by law. Any changes will be immediately posted on the Website and you are deemed to have accepted the terms of the privacy notice on your first use of the Website following the alterations.


Point of contact

29. You may contact EcoCare Student Accommodation by email at office@ecocarestudent.co.uk.


25 May 2018



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