Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy sets out the terms on which Global Student Accommodation Group Limited (“GSA” or “we” or “our”), collect, process and handle personal data.
Global Student Accommodation UK Limited (“GSA UK”), which is a subsidiary of GSA and is a company registered in England (Company No. 5681874, having its registered office at 13 Albemarle Street, London W1S 4HJ), is registered under the UK’s Data Protection Act 1988 with the UK Information Commissioner’s Office, and processes personal information in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Policy.
This Privacy Policy outlines the types of information we gather from you and your use of our services; how we use it; with whom we share it; the means by which we keep it secure; and the choices you have about the information you choose to share with us.


Personal information we collect
You may access the Site without providing any data at all. However, to subscribe for certain services, you may be required to provide certain data, some of which may be personal data. Amongst other things, we may ask you for your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address.
GSA UK is the data controller of your personal data and acts as data processor of your personal data.


Personal information – why we collect it
GSA UK may collect, store and process certain personal information to provide you with information relating to our services; to perform marketing and research related activities; to respond to enquiries and for other internal record keeping purposes. In addition, we may from time to time review your usage of the site in order to access how we can improve our services.


Personal information – how we collect it
The personal information we collect may be captured from a variety of sources. These sources include, but are not limited to:
  • voluntary submissions (e.g. requests for information on GSA or our services); and
  • registrations to receive our newsletters.
In addition, when you browse the site, we also automatically receive from your computer’s internet protocol (IP) address in order to provide us with information that helps us learn about your browser and operating system. See our Cookies Policy below.


Use and access to your personal information by others
As a general rule, we will not make the personal information gathered from use of the Site or our services available to anyone outside GSA, except as instructed by you or where required or permitted by law. Whenever you are required to submit data, you will be given options to restrict our use of that data. That may include you preventing our use of the data for direct marketing purposes and preventing us sharing the data with third parties. Please note, however, that there are a number of exceptions to this policy. Firstly, if we use third party service providers, those service providers may have access to your personal information to perform contractually specified services on our behalf. Secondly, if you indicate that you are interested in receiving information about a particular third party’s products or services, or you opt to receive certain services through us, we may provide your personal information to that third party for the purposes of fulfilling your request(s). With respect to third party providers of products or services, GSA or GSA UK contractually requires that all personal information be kept confidential. Additionally, GSA and GSA UK takes reasonable steps to ensure that third parties receiving information about you at your request maintain the confidentiality of that information.
We collect, store and process your personal information in order that we can administer your subscription to our services. We may also use your personal information to send you information about other services offered by GSA. However, we will only retain data for so long as is reasonably necessary for the above purposes and you will always have the right to unsubscribe from the services we offer.

Links to other websites
We may provide links to one or more other third party websites. We encourage you to read the individual privacy policies of those sites before providing any of your personal information to them.


Protection of your personal information
We put reasonable security measures in place against unauthorised access to, or unauthorised alteration, disclosure or destruction of personal information. Those measures include internal reviews of our data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures, as well as physical security measures to guard against unauthorised access to systems where we store personal data.
Our security and privacy policies are periodically reviewed and enhanced as necessary and only authorised individuals have access to the information provided.


Accuracy of your personal information
You are responsible for checking to ensure that any personal information you provide to us is updated and correct.


How to update or review personal information
If you want to update any personal information, you may do so by calling us on +971 4 289 8033 or by e-mailing


A number of pages on the Site use “cookies”. A cookie is a small text file that we place on your computer or mobile device if you agree. These cookies allow us to distinguish you from other users of our website, which helps us to customise your experience when you browse the Site.
You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish – for details see You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer or mobile device and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed on your computer. If you do that, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionality may not work.
We use cookies for only Google Analytics and Multi-lingual website function. The cookie settings on this website are set to “Allow Cookies” to give you the best browsing experience possible. By continuing to use this website without changing your cookie settings, you are agreeing to accept those cookies. If you wish to opt-out, please contact us by calling us on +971 4 289 8033 or by e-mailing


Your consent
By using the Site, you consent to the collection and use of your personal information and any related information in the manner described in this Privacy Policy.


Changes to this Privacy Policy
We reserve the right to change this Policy by distributing and/or posting a new Privacy Policy without notice. We encourage you to review our Privacy Policy on a regular basis so that you will be aware of any changes to it. If you have further questions about our privacy practices, please contact us by calling us on +971 4 289 8033 or by e-mailing
This Privacy Policy was last updated in March 2017.


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