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Copyright

All content on the Vita Student website, including without limitation, logos, text, images, graphics, sound recordings and video works, is protected by copyright and/or design right owned by Vita Student Limited or by its subsidiaries or affiliates unless identified as belonging to third parties. No licence is granted to copy, reproduce, use or otherwise deal in Vita Student website content, including any copyright or design right work of Vita Student. The Vita Student website may not be linked to or reproduced on third party websites without the prior written consent of Vita Student.

Trade Marks

The Vita Student name and logo are trade marks of and may not be used without its prior written consent. All other names and logos on the Vita Student website may be registered by third parties and may not be used without their prior written consent. No licence is granted to use the Vita Student name or logo.

Terms of Use

When you use Vita Studentís Web site, you agree to the present conditions. Vita Student reserves the right to change these conditions as well as the content of the Web site at any time without notice. If you do not agree to these conditions, we kindly request you to refrain from using our Web site.

Content of the Vita Student Web site and liability

We at Vita Student undertake to maintain our Web site in the most up-to-date version at all times and to provide you with a high-quality, comprehensive overview of our activities and offers. Despite this, Vita Student does not guarantee in any way the topicality, accuracy, completeness or quality of the information provided. Vita Student and its authors are not liable for any claims for direct, indirect or consequential damages of a tangible or intangible nature arising from the use or non-use of the information provided.

All data and offers on the Vita Student Web site are without obligation and non-binding. They serve merely informational purposes and do not represent any sort of decision-making criteria for any questions requiring consultation. However, our staff members are happy to provide you with competent service and comprehensive information about our property and services in a personal consultation.

References and links

Clicking on direct or indirect links of the Vita Student Web site to other Internet sites which were not created by Vita Student may result in your leaving the Vita Student Web site. We have not reviewed the content of these linked Web sites with regard to their legality, and thus assumes no liability whatsoever for the content or products of these Web sites.

Emails

We wish to warn you of the lack of security of electronic mail and thus advise you not to send us confidential information by e-mail unless you use an encryption program. Otherwise you may wish to use regular mail, facsimile or a recognised courier service. If you send us information by e-mail, we will regard this as your consent to our communicating with you about the matter in question by e-mail. In this case you and Vita Student are legally liable for any declarations made by e-mail, insofar as no special form requirements exist based on a contractual agreement or compulsory legal provisions. Should an e-mail which was demonstrably sent by Vita Student not reach its intended recipient by accident, Vita Student assumes no liability whatsoever for any disadvantageous legal consequences which arise as a result.

Accuracy of architects plans and market information

Vita Student gives notice that the floor plans provided and architectural images on this site are produced in good faith and set out as a general guide only which does not constitute any part of an offer or contract. The floor plans are believed to be correct at the time of publication.

Vita Student endeavours to ensure that any market forecasts we provide are accurate and well-researched at all times, however we cannot ultimately warrant the accuracy of that information and cannot be held liable for any reliance you may make of or put on it unless agreed with us in writing.

The drawings, plans and images included on the website are indicative only, may not be to scale and are subject to change.

Information Policy

Information we collect from our customers and users of our websites may be used in the following ways.

Registration details

Personal information provided as part of the registration process for any publication, product or service is used to manage your subscription and to enable us to provide a better service.

Contact details

We will use contact details provided by you as part of any registration process (i.e. your name, telephone and your e-mail and postal addresses) to provide any product or services requested by you and also to tell you about important changes to relevant subscription services and their functionality.

CALLS WILL BE RECORDED

Payment details

Contact details other than e-mail addresses will be used by us and by our associated companies to provide you with information about other services and products which may interest you and may also be disclosed to third party businesses and advertisers for the same purpose. If you do not wish to be contacted for this purpose, you may register your preferences by clicking here.

We will not use or disclose your e-mail address for marketing purposes unless you have agreed that we may use or disclose it in this way. You may at any time opt-out of receiving further e-mails by registering your preference here.

Voluntary Information

We may ask for further information about you as part of online surveys or if you enter any competition or other promotional feature. This information will be used to enable us to improve the relevant publication, product or service and may also be disclosed to other companies as specified in the relevant promotion.

Statistical information

Aggregate statistical information provided by us to our advertisers or others regarding sales or website usage will not include personal identifying information.

Security

Your personal data will be held on a secure server. Our sites are equipped with the latest security devices/firewalls.

Access to Data

Under the Data Protection Act 1988. You have the right to be told what personal information we hold about you on our databases. You should write to us, attn Company Secretary at the following address: UK stating your full name, your address and any of our publications or services to which you know you subscribe. A small administrative charge may be made for fulfilling this request.

Cookies

A cookie is a text-only string of information that a website transfers to the cookie folder of the browser on your computerís hard disk so that the website can remember who you are. We use them to maintain your login (so that you stay logged-in until you wish to log out), and to remember your preferences for things like forms and searches.

No personal or identifying information is held in these cookies. As soon as you leave our sites or close your browser, they are automatically deleted from your computer.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings in your browser. However, you may not be able to use all the interactive features of our site if cookies are disabled. If you require help with your cookie settings then please contact us.

For more information about cookies, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

 

VITA STUDENT 2017 UK PRIZE DRAW (“UK PRIZE DRAW”)

 

INTRODUCTION

 

  1. These terms and conditions (T&Cs) apply to the UK Prize Draw which is for entrants who are resident in the UK only. The UK Prize Draw is also run in connection with prize draws in other jurisdictions in addition to the UK (“Other Prize Draws”). The UK Prize Draw and Other Prize Draws together being the “Prize Draw”. Therefore, the prize winners may be residents of one jurisdiction only or of more than one of those jurisdictions. All eligible entrants in each jurisdiction have an equal chance of winning.

 

  1. The promoter of the UK Prize Draw is Vita Student Management Limited of The Box, Horseshoe Lane, Alderley Edge, Cheshire, SK9 7QP (“Promotor”).

 

  1. The Promoter reserves the right to hold void, cancel, suspend, or amend the T&Cs and/or the Prize Draw at its discretion and from time to time. Participants agree that no liability shall attach to the Promotor, members of its Group, its affiliates, employees, directors, officers or agents because of any such change.

 

ENTRY INTO THE PRIZE DRAW

 

  1. The Prize Draw is not open to employees of the Promoter (or any company in its Group), their families, agents or any third party directly associated with administration of the Prize Draw.

 

  1. The UK Prize Draw is open to all Eligible Entrants. An Eligible Entrant is a UK resident aged 18 years or over who
    • has a place to study as a full-time student for the 2018/19 academic year at any UK Higher Educational Institution situated within the same city as any one or more of the student residences operated under the “Vita Student” brand (details of which can be found at the following link https://www.vitastudent.com) (“Eligible Institutions”);
    • have fulfilled all legal and regulatory requirements to enable them to take up such student place lawfully (including without limitation in relation to UK residency and immigration requirements); and
    • meet all the eligibility criteria to enable them to sign up for an occupancy agreement to take up residence in a student residence operated by Vita Student (details available upon request).

 

  1. The Promoter reserves the right to check the eligibility of any Participant and/or any Winner. By entering the Prize Draw you agree to provide all assistance required by the Promotor in verifying your eligibility to enter the Prize Draw. This includes but is not limited to providing relevant documentation to the Promotor upon request.

 

  1. The Prize Draw is free to enter and no purchase is necessary.

 

  1. If you have signed up to our Vita Student waiting list for the 2018/19 academic year you have been automatically entered into the Prize Draw. All other entries must be submitted by post to Vita Student Management Limited, The Box, Horseshoe Lane, Alderley Edge, SK9 7QP OR by email to competitions@vitastudent.com and only one entry per person is permitted.

 

  1. The opening date for entries is 9am on 1 November 2017. The closing date of the Prize Draw is midnight on 10 November 2017. Entries received after this time will not be entered into the Prize Draw.

 

  1. The Promoter accepts no responsibility for entries not successfully completed due to a technical fault of any kind.

 

OPTING OUT OF THE PRIZE DRAW

 

  1. If you have received confirmation that you have been entered into the Prize Draw automatically because you have signed up to our 2018/19 Vita Student accommodation waiting list and you would prefer not to participate in the Prize Draw, please let us know that by either clicking on the link in the promotional email we have sent to you or by dropping us an email at competitions@vitastudent.com including details of your request and your full name and contact telephone number.

 

PRIZES

 

  1. There will be four winners of the Prize Draw: one First Prize Winner and three Runners Up. To successfully receive a prize, a winner must prove to the Promotor’s reasonable satisfaction that he or she is an Eligible Entrant under these Terms and Conditions or under any terms and conditions relating to the Other Prize Draws.

 

  1. The “First Prize Winner” will receive a contribution to the annual fee payable under a “Vita Student” occupancy agreement in respect of their choice of “Vita Student” student room (room type subject in all cases to availability, and excluding rooms with shared lounges or multiple occupancy (also referred to as clusters/suites/twin rooms) for the academic year starting in September 2018 up to a maximum value of £15,000 (which would cover the average annual fee of the accommodation in over 90% of all bookable accommodation in Vita Student residences for the academic year 2018/19).

 

  • Where the value of the annual fee under the First Prize Winner’s occupancy agreement is less than or equal to £15,000, they will receive their “Vita Student” accommodation free of charge for the academic year beginning September 2018.

 

  • Where the annual fee for the relevant accommodation is less than £15,000, no cash top-up will be provided and the value of the first prize will equal the value of the annual fee for the specified “Vita Student” room subject to the occupation agreement.

 

  • Where the annual fee for the relevant accommodation is more than £15,000, the First Prize Winner will receive a £15,000 reduction in the fee payable for the “Vita Student” room for the occupancy period covered by the booking, pro-rated on a monthly basis for the term of the occupancy agreement.

 

  1. Each of the three “Runners Up” will receive their choice of return flights to a destination of their choice booked with a major airline worth up to £800 in total, or the equivalent value of STA gift vouchers.

 

  1. The prizes for the First Prize Winner and the Runners Up (the “Prizes”) are non-exchangeable, non-transferable and no cash alternative other than as specifically described in these T&Cs is offered.

 

SELECTING WINNING ENTRANTS

 

  1. A First Prize Winner and three Runners Up (together the “Winners” and individually a “Winner”) will be chosen by random draw supervised by an independent person on 17 November 2017 ("Draw Date").

 

  1. Each Winner will be notified by email or telephone (using details provided at entry) before 24 November 2017 and must provide a postal address to claim their prize. You will not be notified if you have not been successful in winning any of the Prizes.
  2. If a Winner does not respond to the Promoter within 5 days of being notified by the Promoter, then the Winner's prize will be withdrawn and the Promoter will be entitled to select another winner in accordance with the process described above.

 

  1. Each Winner’s name and country can be obtained by sending a stamped addressed envelope to Vita Student Management Limited, The Box, Horseshoe Lane, Alderley Edge, SK9 7QP OR an email to competitions@vitastudent.com within 10 of days after the date of the closing date of the Prize Draw.

 

  1. By accepting the first prize, the First Prize Winner agrees that if it becomes aware that it will or is likely to cease to meet any of the requirements to be an Eligible Entrant it will immediately inform the Promotor.

 

  1. The Promotor reserves the right to withdraw any prize should the Winner of that prize cease to be an Eligible Entrant, should the First Prize Winner fail to take up residence in the relevant “Vita Student” residence within 21 calendar days of the start date of the associated “Vita Student” occupancy agreement, and otherwise at its reasonable discretion.

 

 

GENERAL

 

  1. The decision of the Promoter regarding any aspect of the Prize Draw is final and binding and no correspondence will be entered into about it. Insofar as is permitted by law, the Promoter, members of its Group, its affiliates, employees, directors, officers, its agents or distributors will not in any circumstances be responsible or liable to compensate the winner or accept any liability for any loss, damage, personal injury or death occurring as a result of taking up the prize except where it is caused by the negligence of the Promoter, its agents or distributors or that of their employees. Your statutory rights are not affected.

 

  1. Participants are deemed to have accepted and agreed to be bound by these terms and conditions upon entry. The Promoter reserves the right to refuse entry, or refuse to award the prize to anyone in breach of these terms and conditions.

 

  1. Winners may be required to participate in publicity related to the Prize Draw which may include the publication of their name and photograph in any media.

 

  1. Personal data supplied during the course of this promotion may be passed on to third party suppliers only insofar as required for fulfilment/delivery/arrangement of the prize.

 

  1. The Prize Draw will be governed by English law and entrants to the Prize Draw submit to the jurisdiction of the English courts.

 

Terms and conditions for the Honours Club referral scheme

  • Residents can refer as many friends as they wish by completing multiple referrals pages from the link they have been given.
  • Incentive payable to referee only following actual move in to property.
  • Incentive payable to referrer only following referee actual move in to property.
  • VS retains the right to cease and/or amend the scheme/offer at any time without notice.
  • This reward scheme is not available if a customer has already been referred by an agent that receives commission based on referrals. If they go on to refer others to live with Vita Student, then they will be entitled to the incentive.
  • No cash alternative.
  • All form details must be filled in correctly to qualify for incentive.
  • The incentive is payable if the lead comes through the landing page referral process outlined above, or if the referee provides the full name of the referrer and this information is validated by the live resident information that we have on our system.
  • Any referral scheme disputes should send full details by email to hello@vitastudent.com for review. Vita Student reserve the right to make final decisions on all referral scheme incentive payments.
  • If a referee has already completed a viewing for 2017/18 year then they would be exempt from the referrals scheme.

 

 

Terms and conditions for Vita Student Feedback Survey 

This promotion is administered by Vita Student.

The information you provide will be used solely by Vita Student to administer the promotion. It will never be passed on to a third party.

The prize consists of one overall winner and five runners up either winning 1 x £500 Love To Shop Voucher or 1 x £100 Love To Shop voucher. The promotion will run 21/12/2016 – 31/01/2017. We reserve the right to cancel, reduce or extend this promotion at any time.

To enter, participants must complete the feedback survey in full. The winners will be selected at random.

The prizes are non-refundable and a cash equivalent is not available.

Any content submitted to this competition collected by Vita Student can be used in any marketing by the company.

Entries are limited to one per person. Multiple entries will not be counted.

A full privacy statement can be found at http://www.vitastudent.com/privacy-policy/.

Definitions:

By “administration” we mean the operation of any element of the promotion, such as collecting entries, conducting a drawing, judging entries, or notifying winners.

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Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement

Introduction from the Company Director

The Modern Slavery Act 2015 (“the Act”) requires commercial organisations of a certain size, operating in the UK and supplying goods and services from or to the UK, to publish a slavery and human trafficking statement each financial year, setting out the steps which they have taken to ensure that there is no slavery or human trafficking in their business or supply chains.

We are committed to combatting slavery and human trafficking in all its forms in our own business and in our supply chain. Select Property Group adopt a zero tolerance approach to any criminal offence. This statement is made pursuant to section 54(6) of the Act and constitutes our slavery and human trafficking statement for the financial year 2017. This statement relates to all companies within the Select Property Group (Holdings) Limited group of companies.

Organisational structure

We are a global developer, retailer and operator of market-leading investment property brands headquartered in the UK. The ultimate parent company is Select Property Group (Holdings) Limited. The Group has over 300 employees.

Our business

Our business is organised into three business units:

  • Vita Student provides purpose-built student accommodation;
  • Affinity Living operates in the build-to-rent sector; and
  • City Suites provides a serviced accommodation offering primarily for business travellers.

Our supply chains

Our supply chains include: design and engineering consultants, construction contractors, suppliers of furniture, fixtures and equipment, building maintenance/service contractors, professional service providers (such as lawyers and accountants), IT service providers, marketing and design agencies and recruitment agencies.

Our policies on slavery and human trafficking

We are committed to ensuring that there is no modern slavery or human trafficking in our supply chains or in any part of our business.

In light of the obligation to report on measures to ensure that all parts of our business and supply chain are slavery free we have put in place a designated Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Policy.

Our Anti-slavery Policy demonstrates our commitment to acting ethically and with integrity in all our business relationships and to implementing and enforcing effective systems and controls to ensure slavery and human trafficking is not taking place anywhere in our supply chains.

Anti-Slavery and Human Trafficking Policy

Due diligence processes for slavery and human trafficking

Internal employees:

Employees are required to familiarise themselves with all policies and procedures to assist in the identification and prevention of such criminal acts.

External supply chain:

We fully expect that our direct supply chain members meet both legal and ethical standards in their daily operations, while ensuring that compliance is managed appropriately across their own supply chain partners.

We have or intend to have in place systems to:

  • Identify and assess potential risk areas in our supply chains.
  • Mitigate the risk of slavery and human trafficking occurring in our supply chains.
  • Monitor potential risk areas in our supply chains.
  • Protect whistle blowers.

Supplier adherence to our values

We have zero tolerance to slavery and human trafficking. To ensure all those in our supply chain and contractors comply with our values we intend to review our agreements and dealings with suppliers and contractors to ensure compliance with anti slavery measures.

Training

To ensure a high level of understanding of the risks of modern slavery and human trafficking in our supply chains and our business, we intend to provide guidance and training to our staff. We will also encourage our business partners to provides training to their staff and suppliers and providers.

Our effectiveness in combating slavery and human trafficking

To make sure that we monitor our compliance with policy, we will use a number of key measures across our group of companies, including specifically Completion of all statutory requirements to ensure right to work within the UK.

This statement is made pursuant to section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and constitutes our Group's slavery and human trafficking statement for the financial year ending December 2017.

On behalf of Select Property Group (Holdings) Limited
Date: 22nd June 2017