Cookies Policy


This policy sets out IQSA Group’s external position relating to the use of cookies on Group Web sites.

Policy Statement

The law requires that where an organisation uses cookies as part of its web site it must clearly explain what the cookie does and why.


The Privacy and Electronic (EC Directive) Regulations 2003

The Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011.

General Data Protection Regulation


Cookie - A cookie is a small text file that is downloaded onto ‘terminal equipment’ (eg a computer or smartphone) when the user accesses a website. It allows the website to recognise that user’s device and store some information about the user’s preferences or past actions.

Use of "Cookies"

Cookies are pieces of information that a website transfers to an individual for record-keeping purposes. Cookies make web surfing easier for you by saving your preferences while you are at our site. The use of cookies is an industry standard, and as such, you'll find them at most major websites. By showing how and when users use a site, cookies help us see which areas are popular and which are not. Many improvements and updates to the site are based on such data as total number of visitors and pages viewed. This information is most easily tracked with cookies. We use the information from cookies only to provide services better tailored to our Customer’s, Supplier’s or Partner’s needs. We never save passwords, credit card information or any other personal information in cookies.

Persistent Cookies

Persistent cookies stay in your web browser between visits. We use persistent cookies to capture information about our Website visitors to help improve the performance of the website and create a better experience.

Tracking Cookies

Tracking cookies, such as Google Analytics, recognise and count the number of visitors to a Website and to analyse how visitors move around the site when they’re using it.  We use tracking cookies to improve the way our website works, for example by making sure users are finding what they need more easily.

Most browsers are set up to accept cookies. If you want to change your cookie preferences, you can make these through your browser settings or refuse the cookies when you enter the website. Please remember that our cookies are often used to give you certain functionality and without them you may not be able to use some of our website e.g. save properties from our listings.

You can also remove cookies that have already been set in your browser via your browser settings. If you are having trouble doing this or would like more information, the website has information on how to do this across a range of browsers.

Cookies Settings

When you visit our website, you will have the option to Accept Cookies or to view Cookie Settings. Selecting Cookie Settings will take you to the Privacy Preference Centre where you are able to Accept or Reject non-essential cookies by clicking on the different categories of cookies. You can also access these settings by scrolling to the bottom of the page and clicking on “Your Privacy Settings”.

This policy was last updated on 12th May 2023. If it is necessary for us to alter the terms of our cookies policy, we will post the revised policy on this website.  If you have any questions about how we manage cookies please get in touch with us.

You can e-mail us at or write to us at the following address

Data Protection officer

Compliance Department

IQ Student Accommodation

7th Floor East

Cottons Centre

Hays Lane

London SE1 2QG