Privacy Policy

HotStudentDeals.com takes the privacy and the security of your details very seriously. This privacy policy sets out how HotStudentDeals.com uses and protects the information that you give us when you register to and use our website. Any information that you provide us will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

We may change this privacy policy by updating this page therefore you should check this page regularly to make sure that you are happy with any changes that have been made. This policy is effective from 9th of July 2012 and by using HotStudentDeals.com, you consent to our privacy policy.

HotStudentDeals.com is a free website for users. In order to be able to give you free use of the website and the discounts and offers listed on the site, we will occasionally send you newsletters including information that may be of interest to you. We will also place advertisements on the website, but we do not take responsibility for any content displayed in adverts by third part sites, and recommend that you do not click on any advert that you are unsure about.

What information HotStudentDeals.com collects

We collect information from you when you register to the website. When registering, you will be asked to enter your name, contact details, date of birth and demographic information including university, course and gender; however, you can visit our site anonymously.

We use cookies to enhance your experience, collect visitor information, and to track visits to the website. Please see the ‘Cookies’ section below for more information about how we use them.

What HotStudentDeals.com does with the information we collect

The information we collect from you may be used to personalise your experience on the website, to improve our website and customer service, to send promotional emails about new deals, discounts and offers or other information which we think you may find interesting, and for internal record keeping.

Security

HotStudentDeals.com is committed to making sure that the information you provide us is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access to this information, we have put in place physical and electronic procedures in place to ensure its safety. Due to some risks of the Internet however, we can’t guarantee the protection of this information against misuse, loss or being altered.

How HotStudentDeals.com uses cookies

A cookie is a small file that asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. If you agree, the file is added on to your computer and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you by tailoring its operations to your likes and dislikes.

HotStudentDeals.com uses cookies to save your preferences for future visits, and use aggregate data about site interaction and traffic so that we can offer you a better site experiences. We use cookies to store your preferences so we know if you are logged in, which university you go to ensure we display the correct offers, and whether or not you have completed your registration to the Hot Student Deals site.

We may use third-party service providers to help us in understanding our site visitors, however these service providers are not permitted to use the information collected on our behalf, except to help us conduct and improve the website. We also use third party cookies from Facebook and Twitter to allow you to share content on social media.

A cookie does not give us access to your computer or any information, apart from the data you choose to share and you can accept or decline cookies. If you decline cookies, this may stop you from taking full advantage of our site. HotStudentDeals.com uses ‘implied consent’ and therefore we assume that by using our website you are accepting our use of cookies. If you do not accept our use of cookies you should not use this site.

Children’s privacy

HotStudentDeals.com is in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act). We therefore do not collect any information from anyone under 16 years of age. The content of our website is aimed at students who are at least 18 years old..

The Hot Student Deals website, its content, promotions and its third party associations are intended for UK students over the age of 18 only. We also encourage users under the age of 18 to get consent from a parent or legal guardian before entering any personal information to HotStudentDeals.com.


Online Privacy Policy

This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through HotStudentDeals.com, and does not apply to any information which may be collected offline.


Student Glitch Terms and Conditions

Please ensure you visit Terms and Conditions section of the site, which establishes the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website.

Controlling your personal information

You can change or delete the information that you provided us with by sending an email via the 'Contact us' link. (To delete your information from the HotStudentDeals.com database, please send an email via the 'Contact us' link including your full name and university (if you have one) in the message.) Please remember that once you have shared your information with another user or third party, we cannot recover that information, even if you decide to deactivate your HotStudentDeals.com account.

We will send e-mails to registered users telling them about new deals, discounts, offers and competitions, as well as new features on HotStudentDeals.com. You may opt-out of receiving these emails by emailing us via the 'Contact us' link and requesting to be taken off the mailing list. HotStudentDeals.com will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission to do so, or are required to do so by law. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting. We will also register you with relevant third party websites which we think may be of interest to you if you agree for us to do so when registering to the studentglitch.com website. By ticking the box of consent when registering to HotStudentDeals.com, you agree to your information being passed on to these carefully selected third party companies. If you do not want to be registered with these companies, please un-tick the relevant box which is displayed on the Hot Student Deals registration form. If you would like more information on these companies please get in touch via the 'Contact us' link.

Third-party advertising

HotStudentDeals.com uses third-party advertising companies to show adverts when you are visiting our website. These companies may use aggregated information about your visits to this website to be able to provide adverts about things that may be of interest to you.

Contacting us

You can request details of any personal information that HotStudentDeals.com holds about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. If you would like a copy of the information held on you or think that any information we are holding on you may be incorrect, please email us via the 'Contact us' link so that we can correct it as soon as possible.