Privacy Policy | Digital8

Privacy Policy

Last updated 31 March 2020

Definitions All defined terms in these Terms and Conditions have the meaning assigned to them by the Definitions set out herein:

ACN means Australian Company Number, as defined by the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth).

ABN means Australian Business Number, as defined by A New Tax System (Australian Business Number) Act 1999 (Cth).

Agreement means the terms and conditions contained in these Website Terms and Conditions herein, together with any quotation, order, invoice or other agreement document or amendments expressed to be supplemental to this Agreement, which includes but are not limited to, the Digital8 Privacy Policy.

Client means an entity or person acting in their own capacity or on behalf of and with the authority of an account holder of the Digital8 website, requesting Services. If a Client is requesting Services on behalf of their business, employer, or other organisation, then the Client is taken to have been duly authorised to act on behalf of their employer or that entity, and this Agreement will be binding on that person or entity as well.

Contractor means any person or entity proposing to complete the Services upon instruction of the Client.

Confidential Information means information of a confidential nature whether oral, written or in electronic form including, but not limited to, this Agreement, intellectual property, operational information, know-how, trade secrets, financial and commercial affairs, contracts, User information (including Personal Information), and pricing details.

Cookies means small files which are stored on a user’s computer. They are designed to hold a data (including Personal Information) specific to a particular User and website, and can be accessed either by the web server or the User’s computer.

Digital8 means Digital8 Holding Co Pty Ltd, its successors and assigns or any person acting on behalf of and with the authority of Digital8.

Parties means any Contractor or Client. 

Personal Information means information that could be used to identify a person, including but not limited to name, address, date of birth, occupation, driver’s license details, electronic contact details (such as email, Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter details), and other contact information (where applicable), and Cookies. For the avoidance of doubt, an ABN or ACN is not Personal Information, but may be Confidential Information.

Profile Information means some Personal Information which will be provided by a User in setting up an account on the Digital8 Website, but will not include Confidential Information, or information, including but not limited to, the User’s date of birth, driver’s license details, alternative contact details, financial account details, etc.

Services means the work completed by a Contractor at the request of a Client including but not limited to a project, assignment, job, task, work, or requirement for some other kind of service, and includes any Variations. 

User means any user of the Digital8 Website, which may include the Contractor, Client, or any other person.

Variations means any variations to the Services agreed to between the Parties, in accordance with the Contract of Service.

Website means a location which is accessible on the Internet through the World Wide Web and which provides multimedia content via a graphical user interface.

  1. This Privacy Policy describes how Digital8 handles User’s personal data, and sets out the rights and obligations that Users and Digital8 have in relation to a User’s Personal Information.
  2. By accessing Digital8’s Website, the User accepts and agrees to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, and acknowledges that their Personal Information may be collected, used and disclosed in accordance with this Privacy Policy. Except for any terms that are defined in this Privacy Policy, all other defined terms shall have the same meaning as that defined in the User Agreement.
  3. Digital8 may, from time to time, modify this Privacy Policy (and update the website page on which it is displayed). Digital8 will send notification of any material modification to a User’s registered email address if they have provided those details to Digital8.
  4. All emails, documents, images or other recorded information held or used by Digital8 is Personal Information, and therefore Confidential Information as defined in this Agreement.
  5. Digital8 primarily stores information in Queensland-based servers. If you reside or are located outside of Queensland, Australia, Digital8 may send and store your Personal Information in Australia in order to provide and operate our Website and facilitate providing Services to Users.
  6. Digital8 acknowledges its obligation in relation to the handling, use, disclosure and processing of Personal Information pursuant to the Privacy Act 1988 (“the Privacy Act”) including Part IIIC of the Privacy Act, Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Act 2017 (NDB). and any statutory requirements, where relevant in a European Economic Area (“EEA”), under the EU Data Privacy Laws (including the General Data Protection Regulation “GDPR”) (collectively, “EU Data Privacy Laws”).
  7. If Digital8 becomes aware of any data breaches and/or disclosure of Personal Information held by Digital8 that results or may result in serious harm to a User, Digital8 will notifying the User in accordance with the Privacy Act and/or the EU Data Privacy Laws.
  8. Releases of Personal Information by Digital8 will only be made accordance with the Act and the EU Data Privacy Laws (where relevant), and Digital8 will not release Personal Information without the User’s written consent, unless required to do so by law.
  9. Digital8 uses the following Cookies.
    1. Persistent Cookies: these Cookies do not have an expiration date and may be saved on a User’s computer hard drive, and can be accessed by the Website if the User closes and then later reopens the Website.
    2. Session Cookies: these Cookies are stored in internet memory only, and are not saved onto a User’s computer hard drive, and will be lost after the computer browser closes.
  10. Digital8 agrees to notify users as to the use of Cookies and/or similar tracking technologies, such as pixels and web beacons (if applicable), if collecting the User’s Personal Information, including but not limited to:
  1. IP address, browser, email User type and other similar details;
  2. tracking website usage and traffic; and
  3. reports made available to Digital8 when Digital8 sends an email to Users, so Digital8 may collect and review that information.
  1. Digital8 will collect Cookies from all users of the Digital8 Website. A User may disable the collection of Cookies through their internet browser, but in doing so may be prevented from accessing the site’s functionality.
    1. Notwithstanding any of the above clauses, privacy limitations will extend to Digital8 in respect of Cookies, where transactions for purchases/orders transpire directly from Digital8’s website.
  2. Digital8 will collect Personal Information when a User registers an account with Digital8. This may include any or all of the following:
  1. name, address, email address, phone number and other contact details;
  2. birth date and gender;
  3. credit card and account details;
  4. location, and the location where the User performs tasks; and
  5. (viii)occupation, work experience, resume, qualifications, education, previously posted project for Services, preferred projects, skillset, interests, and other information relevant for a User’s fitness for tasks;
  6. photographs;
  7. any other information a User adds to their profile; and
  8. Visa / Work status details. 
  1. Users who use the Website and Services by making an account are not anonymous, their Profile Information and other information they publish will become visible to other Users and potentially other internet users.
  2. Digital8 will contact Users directly with the Personal Information the User has provided in order to:
  1. send updates on services, news and special offers, as well as information about affiliated service providers, if the User has opted-into receiving marketing communications;
  2. send administrative and account-related messages, even if the User has opted out of receiving marketing communications; and
  3. to establish and set up a User’s account, verify or re-issue a password, log User’s activity, enable User’s communications with other Users, provide customer support and contact Users from time to time.
  1. Digital8 may also collect other information from 3rd parties, such as data aggregators and public databases, which may be used to supplement the information provided by Users, in accordance with applicable laws. This may include but is not limited to:
  1. checking ACN/ABN numbers;
  2. undertaking fraud searches;
  3. carrying out risk assessment efforts;
  4. monitoring content integrity;
  5. conducting security investigations;
  6. verifying or authenticating information provided by Users; and
  7. enforcing the Digital8 Terms and Conditions of Service; and
  8. (viii)comply with applicable laws.
  1. Digital8 disclaims any liability and does not guarantee that information Users send from a computer or other device over the Internet will be protected by encryption or any encoding software. Digital8 does not warrant as to the security or privacy of User’s Personal Information communicated in this way, including payment and account details. Users transmit personal information to Digital8 at their own risk and are entirely responsible for maintaining the security of their passwords and/or account information.
  2. Digital8’s website may contain links to third party websites including the networks of affiliate service providers, advertisers, or make available services obtained from third parties, including verification services by third party verification providers. If Users follow a link to any of these websites, or use any services obtained from third party service that requires Users to provide Personal Information directly to such third parties (for instance third party verification providers), Digital8 does not control, and does not accept any responsibility or liability for, the privacy policy of, and use of personal information by, any party other than Digital8, including any user of the website, the operators of any other website to which the website links, or third party service providers which Users provide personal information to, and does not warrant as to the treatment of this Personal Information by any other Website, which is governed by that other website’s own privacy policies.
  3. User shall have the right to request (by e-mail) from Digital8:
  1. a copy of the Personal Information about the User retained by Digital8; and the right to request that Digital8 correct any incorrect Personal Information;
  2. that Digital8 does not disclose any Personal Information about the User for the purpose of direct marketing; and
  3. a correction to any incorrect information held by Digital8 in relation to that User,

subject to Digital8’s legal rights to retain or refuse to provide that information, or because the request is unreasonable.

  1. Digital8 will destroy Personal Information upon request (by e-mail), or if it is no longer required, unless it is required in order to fulfil the obligations of this Agreement, or is required to be maintained and/or stored in accordance with the law.
    1. Digital8 retains copies of information in their system to prevent information being accidentally or maliciously destroyed; Digital8 makes no assurance that residual information of this kind will be deleted immediately if it is removed from the Website.
  2. The User can make a privacy complaint by contacting Digital8 via e-mail. Digital8 will respond to that complaint within seven (7) days of receipt and will take all reasonable steps to make a decision as to the complaint within thirty (30) days of receipt of the complaint. In the event that the User is not satisfied with the resolution provided, the User can make a complaint to the Information Commissioner at

If you have any questions about this Policy or about the manner in which we process your personal data, you may contact Digital8 by using the ‘Contact Us’ details on the Digital8 website.