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Did you know that many accommodation providers will begin having 'Open Inspections' in January? To view a list of open inspections held each week close to your campus simply click on the coloured open inspection button located on the right hand side of the Houseme database. Remember to see the contact details for each provider you must be signed in.

Disclaimer

Deakin University gives no warranty and accepts no responsibility for the accuracy or the completeness of the material listed on this website or for the bona fides or suitability of any accommodation offer. You are responsible for making your own inquiries and for inspecting accommodation prior to making any decision as to its suitability for your purpose. Please contact a Housing Officer with any enquiries.

Privacy

Deakin University respects the privacy of users of its website and complies with the Information Privacy Act 2000 (Vic) when collecting, using, or handling personal information.

Collection statement

The University will collect your personal information (name, address, email address, phone number, student identification number, details of your course, country of origin), via the "HouseMe" registration process for the purpose of operating the HouseMe website, including providing your details to potential accommodation providers, and to enable us to contact you in association with off-campus housing.

Storage

The University will hold your personal information on secure computer servers and in paper record format.

Use and disclosure

The University will only disclose your personal information with your permission to potential accommodation providers, for the purpose of putting you in touch with potential accommodation providers. In the event of a complaint or issue requiring investigation by the University's housing staff or external authorities, your personal information may be provided to Consumer Affairs Victoria and/or Victoria Police and/or the appropriate local council. Unless required by law, the University will not disclose your personal information obtained via the "HouseMe" registration process to other third parties.

Access to personal information

Access to and correction of personal information held by the University is managed in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (Vic).

Enquiries or complaints about the management of your personal information

Enquiries or complaints about the management of your personal information at the University may be directed to the University's Privacy Officer as follows:

By email: privacy@deakin.edu.au

By mail: Privacy Officer
Office of the University Solicitor
Deakin University
Geelong Waterfront Campus
Locked Bag 20000
Geelong VIC 3220

Please direct all other enquiries to the Off-Campus Housing Service


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