Terms and conditions for students



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.

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), 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.

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 Deakin Residential Services as follows:

By email: drsprivacy@deakin.edu.au
By mail: Central Office of Deakin Residential Serivces
75 Pigdons Road
Waurn Ponds VIC 3216

Please complete our Contact Form for all other enquiries.