Terms of use

These Terms of Use contain the general terms and conditions related to the use of the websites maintained by the Foundation for Student Housing in the Helsinki Region sr (Hoas) at www.hoas.fi and www.hoasmatch.fi as well as to the use of the services included in these websites. By using the websites and the services, the user agrees to adhere to these terms and conditions.

Hoas reserves the right to make changes to the sites and services, restrict access to them or cease publishing the sites and offering the services either temporarily or permanently. Hoas also reserves the right to modify these Terms of Use at any time.

Copyright Policy

Any and all content on this website, including but not limited to text, graphics, logos, icons, images, drawings and videos are the sole property of Hoas or its content provider or other subcontractor or supplier. The said materials are subject to protection under copyright legislation in Finland and elsewhere. The user has the right to make one copy of information on the website for personal, non-commercial and internal use on a single computer unless Hoas has given express written consent for other copying or use. Press releases and other public documents may be used in public communications provided that the source is credited.

Limitation of Liability

The website of the Foundation for Student Housing in the Helsinki Region and its contents are provided "as is". Hoas cannot guarantee that the website will be available for use without interruption or errors. Hoas reserves the right to make changes to the site, restrict access to it or cease publishing the site either temporarily or permanently. Hoas gives no warranties as to the availability, correctness, reliability, or content of the site. Therefore, Hoas does not guarantee that any data contained on the site, such as text, image, graphics file or link, is available, correct in content, scaled correctly or complete. Hoas cannot be held responsible for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages, even if Hoas has been made aware of the possibility of such damages.

The websites and the services may contain links to websites maintained by third parties and to services on such websites (e.g. a map service). Said links are merely a service offered to the user and Hoas assumes no liability for such sites, their content or the correctness of such content, nor for the legitimacy of the registration of personal data collected by such sites.

The building and apartment layouts published on Hoas's website are indicative only and are not drawn to scale. Hoas reserves the right to modify any information and home prices published on its website.

User's Responsibilities and Obligations

The user is responsible for the safeguarding and use of his/her personal user credentials. The user is obligated to pay damages to Hoas and directly to other parties for possible misuse, as well as for his or her unlawful actions or breach of agreement.

In certain situations, the service provider reserves the right to refuse access to the services from the customer or a particular IP address.

Processing of Personal Data (Privacy Policy)

Some components in Hoas's online service require the user to enter personal data. Personal data is collected only with the voluntary consent of the users. Customer data will not be disclosed outside the Foundation for Student Housing in the Helsinki Region or third parties working for it to maintain or develop the service. Register data can only be accessed by Hoas and third parties authorized by Hoas. The register data are collected only for the use and development of service-related purposes. Hoas will not share personal data with third parties for direct marketing.

Privacy Policy

Cookies

This website may use cookies from time to time. Cookies are used to collect data on e.g. the page from which you originated, the pages on our site which your viewed and the time of viewing, the browser used, your display resolution and your operating system, and the IP address of your computer, i.e. the address from which the data you submit originates and where the data is received.
Cookies allow Hoas and its partners to monitor website usage and to analyse and improve the services. Additionally, Hoas's partners may use cookies which collect data on the user's visits to this site and other sites in order to target advertisements. Data collected with cookies are used to generate targeted advertising based on the visitor's interests. Users are not identified when advertising is targeted using cookies and the data are not linked to any personal data which may be obtained from the user in other contexts.

Users may prevent the use of cookies by adjusting their browser settings to block cookies. The user accepts that blocking cookies may affect the functionality of certain services.

 

Service provider's contact point as referred to in Section 21 of the Finnish Act on Provision of Information Society Services (458/2002): Foundation for Student Housing in the Helsinki Region Sr, PL 799, 00101 Helsinki, phone 09 549 900, privacy[at]hoas.fi, fax 09 5499 0234