Types of personal data we collect
Certain personal information is collected about users and visitors to our Sites.
The most common types of information we collect include things like: user-names, member names, email addresses, IP addresses, other contact details, survey responses, blogs, photos, payment information such as payment agent details, transactional details, tax information, support queries, forum comments (if applicable), content you direct us to make available on our Sites (such as item descriptions), your actions on our Sites (including any selections or inputs into items) and web and email analytics data. We will also collect personal information from job applications (such as, your CV, the application form itself, cover letter and interview notes).
How personal data is collected
When you give us personal information, we collect it directly. This can be automatically when you browse the Sites or by other people when you use the services that are associated with them.
We collect your personal information when you provide it to us when you complete membership registration and buy or provide items or services on our Sites, subscribe to a newsletter, email list, submit feedback, enter a contest, fill out a survey, or send us a communication.
We have a legitimate right to verify the identity of our authors as the operator of digital content platforms. Knowing who our authors are will help to strengthen the integrity and security of our marketplaces. It will reduce fraud and make authors more accountable for the content they create. Customers and Miicrojobs can also enforce contracts against authors who violate the rules. There are legal obligations that we must know the identity of our authors in certain situations. We will ask you for a Photo ID document to verify your identity if you are author. Miicrojobs verify is the verification process. You will need to take a photo of yourself as part of the verification process. This will be used to compare your Photo ID document with facial recognition technology. After the verification process is complete, we will only use your Photo ID document to verify and then delete it.
We collect Your personal information from others.
We generally collect your personal information directly from the person you contact, but we may occasionally collect certain types of information from other sources. Particular:
To process a transaction, payment providers in the US, UK and Australia will need financial and/or transaction information.
If you use Miicrojobs, third-party service providers (like Google or Facebook) may have access to information you provide when you connect, link, or log into your account with them. They may also send you information, such as your profile and registration information. This information can change and be controlled by the service provider, or as you authorize via your privacy settings at that provider.
We may also receive information from third parties/and/or partners in Australia, the US, or the UK. This information is combined with information we already have about you. Service providers such as identity verification services may send fraud warnings. Through partnerships, we also have information about you and your activities. We also get information about your interactions with our partner networks. Information about you as rights holder is also received from third-party authors. Information such as a model release if your image is used on an item we make available on our Sites.
How we use personal information
We will use your personal data:
To fulfill a contract or take steps related to a contract. In particular, facilitate and process transactions that take place via the Sites. For example, where you buy an item from our Marketplace.
If this is necessary to serve legitimate purposes of us or third parties. These interests include:
- Operation of the Sites
- We provide you with the services described on these Sites.
- Signing in to any one of our sites requires you to verify your identity
- Answering support tickets and helping to resolve any disputes
- You will be updated with operational news, information about our services and Sites, e.g. Notify you of changes to our Sites, site disruptions, or security updates.
- performing technical analysis in order to identify ways to improve our Sites and Services;
- Monitoring activity on the Sites (e.g. To identify fraudulent activity and ensure compliance with the Sites’ user terms;
- Management of our relationship with. Answering to any comments, questions or feedback you submit to us via the Sites.
- Management of our legal and operational affairs (including managing risks relating content and fraud issues).
- Training Miicrojobs employees on how to best serve our users;
- Increasing our products and services
- Providing general administrative and performance functions; and
- Verifying your identity through a comparison of a selfie you took with your Photo ID document using facial recognition tech (as necessary for the establishment exercise or defense legal claims);
- Processing your job application to Miicrojobs.
- We ask for your consent
- We will send you marketing information about products or services that we believe may be of interest to you.
- To be used for purposes that are legally required.
- For the purpose of responding to requests by government, a court of law, or law enforcement authorities conducting an investigation.
When we disclose your personal information
- The following recipients will receive personal information:
- Companies that are part of the Miicrojobs Group
- If applicable, please provide the names of authors of any items and services that you have made available to them, in order to facilitate support or license validation.
- Subcontractors and service suppliers who help us with personal information use (as described above) include: Website hosting providers located in Australia and the UK; technical support and customer support services that are located within Australia, Canada and Mexico; recruitment agencies located in Australia and the US; security, fraud prevention and services that are located inside the US; subscription management and payment processing services that are located outside the US, UK, and Australia; identification verification and tooling services located at the UK; and payment processing services that are located within the US. It is important to note that subcontractors and service providers can also access and transfer such information from countries where they operate.
- our professional advisers (lawyers, accountants, financial advisers etc.) These are located in Australia and the USA, Mexico, Australia, Ireland, Mexico, UK, and USA.
- Regulators and government officials in relation to our compliance procedures;
- A purchaser or potential purchaser of all or a portion of our assets, or our business, together with their professional advisors in connection to the purchase.
- A third party may respond to inquiries relating to criminal investigations or alleged or suspected illicit activity.
- A third party may be used to enforce or defend our rights or address financial or reputational risk.
- A rights holder regarding an allegation or other infringement of intellectual property;
- Other recipients if we are required or authorized by law.
Where we store and transfer your personal data.
Your data will be processed in the USA as we are located in the US. Some of the recipients that we have mentioned in section 10 and to whom you may disclose personal data are located in the US, Canada, Ireland and Mexico. This policy guides us in our decisions. We work with service providers and subcontractors to ensure your privacy.
How we keep your personal information secure
Personal information is stored on secure servers managed by us or our service providers. Sometimes, hard copies of files are also kept in secure locations in Us, Australia, Ireland and Mexico. We protect personal information we store and transmit with security and access controls that include username and password authentication, two factor authentication, data encryption, and two-factor authentication.
How to access your personal data
Logging in to your account will allow you to access certain personal information we have about you. You can also request access to other personal data we have about you, and request corrections to any inaccuracies. You may also close any account you have with us on any of our sites at any time. You can contact the privacy champion at the bottom of this policy to make a correction or access request.
Marketing Choices for your personal data
If you have given us your consent (e.g. If you have consented to receive marketing communications from us (e.g., if you subscribe to our email list or indicated your interest in receiving information or offers from us), you will be sent emails about products and services we think you might find interesting. If you do not wish to receive such communications in the future, you can “opt out” by following the instructions in the email.
As described below, you also have the option to accept or reject cookies. You can change your browser preferences to accept or reject cookies. Some parts of our Sites might not function properly if you reject cookies.
Cookies and web analytics
- You can visit our Sites and certain information is recorded. This information is anonymous and does not reveal your identity. This information may be linked to your account if you are logged in. These are the details we’re referring to:
- Your proxy server IP address, or IP address of your IP address;
- The domain name that you requested
- Depending on how your ISP connects, the name of your internet provider may be captured.
- The date and time you visited the site.
- The length of your session
- The pages you have accessed
- The number of times that you visit our site in any given month;
- The file URL and information about it you see;
- The website that referred you to our Sites.
- The operating system that your computer uses;
- Your web browser’s technical capabilities.
Information about children
Children under 16 years old cannot use our sites. If you are under 16, we ask you to not use our sites or provide us with any personal information. Young tech-savvy people should direct their nearest adult to use the Sites. You can browse the Sites if you are between 16 and 18 years old, but you will need to be supervised by a parent or guardian in order to register as a user. Parents or guardians are responsible for monitoring their children’s use on our Sites.
Information that you make public or share with others
We cannot control the way that other people use and manage your personal data. There are many ways you could give information to others. For example, you might post a message in a forum thread or share information via social media. Or you may contact another user (like a third-party Author) via our Sites. Think carefully before you make your information public or give it to others. Ask other users to explain how they will treat your information if you give it to them via our Sites. To understand the information management practices of another site, you should check its privacy policies.
How long do we keep your personal data?
When this policy should be updated.
- This policy will be updated from time to time to keep it current with all the latest legal requirements and any changes to our privacy management practices.
- We will notify you if we make any changes to the policy. This page will always have a copy of the most current version of this policy.
How you can contact us
- If you have any questions about our privacy practices or the way in which we have been managing your personal information, contact us or send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you’re a user or visitor in the European Economic Area these rights also apply to you:
For the purposes of applicable EU data protection law (including the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (the “GDPR”), we are a ‘data controller’ of your personal information.
How you can access your personal information
You can also ask us to transmit your personal data (e.g. You have the right to ask us to transmit your personal information in a structured, common-used and machine-readable format to you, to erase it or limit its processing. You have the right to object to any processing that is based upon our legitimate interests. For example, profiling we use for direct marketing purposes. If we have requested your consent, you can withdraw that consent as detailed below.
In some cases, these rights may be limited. For example, we might need to prove that we have a legal obligation to process your personal data. This could mean that we retain certain data even after you withdraw consent.
If we need your personal data to comply with legal obligations or contractual obligations, we must provide it. If we don’t, we won’t be able manage our contractual relationship with or meet any obligations. All other cases, the provision of personal information requested is voluntary.
Unresolved issues can be reported to the data protection authorities. The country’s data protection authority is the one you live in; the place where you work or your usual residence; or the place in which the alleged violation occurred.