Terms and conditions

Website terms and conditions of use

Please read these terms and conditions of use (“Terms & Conditions”) carefully before using our website www.zinc-works.co.uk (“Website”).

In these Terms & Conditions, “we”, “us”, “our” or “Student Roost” refers to PBSA Portfolio Advisor Limited, a company registered in England and Wales under company number 08721957, whose registered office is at Charles House, 8th Floor, 148 Great Charles Street, Birmingham B3 3HT and “you” or “your” refers to you as the user of our Website. The Website is a site operated by Student Roost.

The Terms & Conditions apply to all visitors, users and others who access or use our Website. By accessing and using our Website you accept and agree to be bound by these Terms & Conditions. If you disagree with any part of these Terms & Conditions you must stop accessing and using our Website.

The following policies also apply to your use of our Website:

If you book a studio apartment at Zinc Works using our Website our separate tenancy agreement setting out the terms and conditions of the accommodation booking will apply.

Your Use of our Website

The Website is for personal, non-commercial use. You are granted a limited license only, subject to the restrictions provided in these Terms & Conditions, for purposes of viewing the material contained on this Website.

You must not:

  • publish any material from our Website in any media;
  • sell, sublicence and/or otherwise commercialise any material from our Website;
  • publicly perform and/or show any material from our Website;
  • use our Website in any way that is, or may be, damaging to our Website;
  • use our Website in any way that impacts user access to our Website;
  • use our Website contrary to applicable laws and regulations, or in a way that causes, or may cause, harm to our Website, or to any person or business entity;
  • use our Website to engage in any advertising or marketing without our express and written consent; or
  • engage in any data mining, data harvesting, data extracting, web scraping or any other similar activity in relation to our Website, or while using our Website.

You may print or download content from the Website for your own personal use provided that:

  • no content is modified in any way;
  • no illustrations, photos, video or audio sequences or graphics are used separately from accompanying text; and
  • you acknowledge the Website as the source of the material.

We reserve the right to deny you access to our Website should you breach any of these Terms & Conditions.

Intellectual Property Rights

We are the owner or the licensee of all the intellectual property rights on the Website and in the material published on it. These works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved. You are granted a limited license only, subject to the restrictions provided in these Terms & Conditions, for purposes of viewing the material contained on our Website.

Limitations of Liability

In no event shall we, nor any of our officers, directors and employees, be liable to you for anything arising out of or in any way connected with your use of our Website, whether such liability is under contract, tort or otherwise, and we, including our officers, directors and employees shall not be liable for any indirect or consequential liability, loss of revenue or profit, loss of business, business interruption or loss of business opportunity arising out of or in any way related to your use of our Website.

We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so. This includes liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence and fraud.


You hereby indemnify us, to the fullest extent possible, from and against any and all liabilities, costs, demands, causes of action, damages and expenses (including reasonable lawyer’s fees) arising out of or in any way related to your breach of any of the provisions of these Terms & Conditions.

User Account

If you are an owner of an account on this Website, or you choose or are provided with a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential. You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your private user details (username and password). You must not disclose such details to any third party.

At our sole discretion, we may terminate your account or edit and remove content in your account.

Links to other websites

Our Website may contain links to third party websites or services that are not owned or controlled by us. Such links should not be interpreted as approval by us of those linked websites or information you may obtain from them. We have no control over and accept no responsibility for content or services on such third party websites.

User-Generated Content

The Website may include information and materials uploaded by other users of the site, including to bulletin boards and chat rooms. This information and these materials have not been verified or approved by us. The views expressed by other users on our Website do not represent our views or values.

Changes to these Terms & Conditions

We may make changes to these Terms & Conditions from time to time. Every time you wish to use our Website, please check this page to familiarise yourself with the changes and to ensure you understand the Terms & Conditions that apply to you at that time.

Our Content

Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information and content on our Website, we make no representations, warranties, guarantees, whether express or implied, of any kind that the content on our Website is accurate, complete or up to date.

The content on our Website is provided for general information only. Nothing contained on our Website shall be construed as providing advice to you. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on our Website.

Website availability

We do not guarantee that our Website, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. We may suspend or withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of our Website for business and operational reasons. We will try to give you reasonable notice of any suspension or withdrawal.

You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our Website through your internet connection are aware of these Terms & Conditions and other applicable terms and conditions and that they comply with them.


We do not guarantee that our Website will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.

You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform to access our Website. You should use your own virus protection software.

You must not misuse our Website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our Website, the server on which our Website is stored, or any server, computer or database connected to our Website. You must not attack our Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities, and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our Website will cease immediately.

Linking to our site

You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.

You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.

You must not establish a link to our Website in any website that is not owned by you.

Our Website must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our Website other than the home page.

We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

These Terms & Conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales and any disputes relating to these Terms & Conditions will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

Contact Us

If you have any questions regarding these Terms & Conditions, you can contact us by email at marketing@zinc-works.co.uk or as indicated on the Contact Us page.

Thank you for visiting our Website.

Last updated: 9 May 2022