Privacy Policy

For the purposes of this Privacy Policy the words "we", "our" and "us" refers to AusChallenge and "Site" to materials and services delivered on or through the website located at the domain name Eventbrite will also be the applicable data controller and is responsible for your personal information.

This Privacy Policy should be read carefully by users of the Site (“you”) prior to accessing or using the information and services available through the Site. By accessing or using the Site, you agree to our collection, use and disclosure of your personal and sensitive information as described in this Privacy Policy. By accepting our terms and conditions, you confirm that you have also read and understood this Privacy Policy including how we use and store your personal information.

1. Our commitment to your privacy

Eventbrite provides a facility, subject to our terms and conditions for event holders to sell tickets, merchandise and other products, and solicit donations for events which they hold, and for end users to purchase those tickets, merchandise and other products, and to pay donations. Eventbrite takes your privacy seriously and is committed to its compliance with the Australian Privacy Principles contained in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) ("Privacy Principles").

This Privacy Policy outlines our practices relating to the collection, use, disclosure and storage of your personal and sensitive information. Personal and sensitive information relates to information about an individual that makes the identity of an individual reasonably apparent. Unless you give us explicit consent otherwise, we will act in accordance with this Privacy Policy with regard to our collection and use of your personal and sensitive information.

2. The information we collect or receive 

AusChallenge believes in transparency and is committed to being upfront about our privacy practices. We will only collect personal and sensitive information that is reasonably necessary for us to provide you with, or directly related to, the functions that we offer on our Site, and the services that you have requested from us. You have to the right to object to, or restrict the collection of your personal data, however if you do not wish to provide us the information we require, we may not be able to provide all of our services to you. We collect personal and sensitive information from you when you interact with the Site, either at the time you register with us, or as a result of the features available to you once you have registered, including without limitation your:

  • name;
  • postal address;
  • email;
  • telephone number;
  • credit card details;
  • payment details;
  • the details of any products you purchase through the Site;
  • any donations you make; and
  • any other information necessary to provide the functions and services requested.

Eventbrite will collect personal and sensitive information only by lawful and fair means and not in an unreasonably intrusive way. Your consent in addition to our legitimate interest in offering our services to you forms our legal basis for collecting your personal data. When you access our Site via a browser or application, our servers automatically record certain information. These server logs may include information such as your web request, your interaction with a service, Internet Protocol address, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your request and one or more cookies that may uniquely identify your browser or your account.

3. How we use your information
We will only use your personal and sensitive information for the provision of our goods and services to you, and for any other purpose which we state at the time of the collection, as permitted by law and/or as required to provide the functions and services you request. Such use may include the provision of your information to attendees at events, to event holders or to charities to whom you make donations. We may also use the information you provide to engage in marketing. If we do use the information you provide in this manner then it is done in aggregate and on a purely anonymous basis with your personal and sensitive information removed. We will not use any sensitive information that you provide to us for this purpose without first obtaining your consent.  
We may also collect information about you and how you interact with our Site, by using or storing “cookies” on your computer. You can delete cookies from your computer at any time via your internet browser. However doing so may limit your use of some of the Site’s features.

4.  Content

Please remember that any information that you post in our public forums and any social media interfaces is public information and will not be treated as confidential. Such information can be collected and used by others. Please be careful and responsible when you are online.

5. Sharing your information

We will only disclose your personal and sensitive information in the following circumstances:

  • when we have your consent;
  • to third parties where necessary for us to provide our services to you, or where you have expressly asked us to do so for the purposes of them or us providing further services. These third parties may include, without limitation, banks and payment processors;
  • to third parties from whom you use our services to purchase the third parties’ goods and services. These third parties could include event organisers, charity fundraisers, clubs (including sporting clubs), national sporting bodies and other associations. You should ensure that at the time you purchase goods or services from these third parties, that you are familiar with their privacy policies in relation to the use, storage and disclosure of your personal and sensitive information;
  • to our related bodies corporate, and their respective directors, officers, agents, and employees for the purpose of processing personal and sensitive information on our behalf;
  • we may from time to time engage service providers to help us deliver our services to you. These service providers may be located in Australia and/or overseas (we currently directly engage providers in Australia, the United States of America, the United Kingdom and Canada). In these instances, we may disclose your personal and sensitive information to these third parties in order to help deliver services to you;
  • to a third party data storage provider as part of the storage of your personal, sensitive or protected information on the Site on servers located within Australia;
  • to comply with any law enforcement agency, judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process in any jurisdiction that is investigating any breach or suspected breach of any law in any jurisdiction regarding your identity or other personal and sensitive information provided by you to us;
  • where disclosure is reasonably necessary to enforce our agreements with you or any rights we have, including investigation of potential violations, or to detect, prevent, or investigate a matter relating to security, fraud or other technical issues;
  • where disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect Register Now’s rights or intellectual property or to protect the safety of Register Now’s employees, users or the public as required or permitted by law; or
  • where we are otherwise permitted by law to disclose your personal and sensitive information.

Unless explicitly provided for otherwise in this Privacy Policy, this Privacy Policy only applies to the way we use, store, maintain or disclose the personal data we collect from you. We have no control over the privacy policies of third parties that may apply to you, however when we work with third parties to provide you with certain services, we will indicate which privacy policy applies to you and will use our best endeavours to provide you with the privacy policies belonging to the relevant third parties so that you may familiarise yourself with how they access, use, store, maintain or disclose your personal data. 

If you opt in to receive email communications from us, these will be sent to you directly by us. We will only send communications to people who have opted to receive them. You can unsubscribe from receiving these communications at any time by using the link on the emails we send you, or informing us and we will do it for you.

6. Consent

By using our Site or registering an account with us for the provision of our services, you are accepting our terms and conditions and this Privacy Policy, and you are consenting to our collection, use, disclosure, retention, and protection of your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy.

9. How we protect your information

We will act to protect your personal and sensitive information in accordance with the Privacy Principles. We are committed to keeping the personal and sensitive information you provide to us secure. We take all reasonable precautions to protect the personal and sensitive information we hold about you from misuse and loss and from unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.

We protect your information using technical and administrative security measures. Our safeguards include firewalls and data encryption. If you believe your account has been abused, please contact us immediately.
To the extent permitted by the Privacy Principals, we will not be liable for information that has been unlawfully intercepted while in transit over the internet or while stored on our systems or on our Site. In the event we have reason to believe that an eligible data breach has occurred, we will notify the affected individual and a notification statement will be provided to the Office of Australian Information Commissioner or where applicable a notification will be issued to the Information Commissioner’s Office.  

Except as permitted by law, the Privacy Principals, we will take reasonable steps to destroy or permanently de-identify personal and sensitive information if it is no longer needed for the purpose for which the information was disclosed, or where you have provided us with your written request to do so.

10. Access to the Site outside Australia & Cross Border Disclosure

AusChallenge does not represent or warrant that the content on the Site complies with the laws of any country outside of Australia or the EU. If you access the Site from outside Australia or the EU, you do so at your own risk. AusChallenge may require cross-border disclosure or other third party disclosure of your personal and sensitive information to enable us to provide our services to you, and accordingly the Site may contain links to other websites which are not maintained or controlled by is or its related companies. Once you transfer from the Site to another website, we are not responsible for the conduct or practices of those third party websites, as they are not under our control. Please make sure you check and familiarise yourself with the applicable privacy policy of that site. You acknowledge that Register Now does not need to take any steps to ensure that an overseas recipient of your personal and sensitive information treats your personal and sensitive information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

12. Changes to this Privacy Policy

AusChallenge intends to develop and enhance its services continuously, by adding new features and services to the Site. As we add features we will update this Privacy Policy from time to time as required. We can change this Privacy Policy at any time by posting the updated terms to the Site. The updated terms will take effect 30 days after they are posted. We may announce any changes to this Privacy Policy on our Site and/or via email if you believe they are material. We encourage you to check this page regularly and review any updates to this Privacy Policy.

For more information about privacy issues in Australia and protecting your privacy, visit the Federal Privacy Commissioner’s website

This Privacy Policy was last modified on 11th of May 2019.