Privacy Policy

DIGITAL ACADEMY has adopted the following Privacy Policy because we recognise your right to expect that other people will treat your personal information as private. This Privacy Policy covers DIGITAL ACADEMY’S treatment of personally identifiable information that we collect or hold. DIGITAL ACADEMY is owned and managed by Monarch Institute in Melbourne, Australia, under the website This Privacy Policy explains how DIGITAL ACADEMY may collect and use Personal Information that we obtain through your use of the DIGITAL ACADEMY website accessible at www.digital-academy.io. (the “Site”); social media pages or handles;  DIGITAL ACADEMY’S online courses.

By engaging with the Site and Services, you acknowledge that you have read and understood this Privacy Policy.

The information we collect

We collect the following categories:

Identity Data: Information we use to identify you, authenticate you as an authorized user of the Services, communicate with you, and record any transactions you make. This includes first name, last name, title, date of birth and gender.

Contact Data: Includes postal address, email address and telephone number.

Technical Data: Includes internet protocol (IP) address, your login data, browser type and version, time zone setting and location, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform, and other technology on the devices you use to access our Site and Services.

Usage Data: Includes information about how you use the Site and Services. 

Transaction Data: Includes details of the Services for which you have previously registered and/or in which you have been enrolled.

Automated Technologies or Interactions

As you interact with our Site and/or Services, we also collect technical data such as usage statistics about your equipment, browsing actions, and patterns. We collect this information by using cookies, server logs, and other similar technology.

Third-Party Sources

We may also receive Personal Information about you from various third parties and public sources.

How we use your information

DIGITAL ACADEMY will only use or disclose your personal information as follows:

  • to provide the products, services or information requested from DIGITAL ACADEMY, including providing you with products such as online course training;
  • to register you for events, promotions or competitions or to conduct training,
  • to assist us to make DIGITAL ACADEMY sites, services and products more valuable to our clients;
  • for direct marketing of products or services and to keep you informed of new developments we believe may be of interest to you. If we contact you in this way without obtaining your prior consent, we will provide you with the opportunity to decline any further marketing communications.

Internet security

DIGITAL ACADEMY will take reasonable steps to keep secure any personal information which we hold and to keep this information accurate and up to date. Personal information is stored in a secure server or secure files. The internet is not always a secure method of transmitting information. Accordingly, DIGITAL ACADEMY cannot accept responsibility for the security of information you send to or receive from us over the internet for any unauthorised access or use of that information.

Making a complaint regarding a breach of the Australian Privacy Principles, or registered APP code

If you believe DIGITAL ACADEMY has breached any of the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) or a registered APP code (if any) that binds the entity, you can make a complaint to DIGITAL ACADEMY’s Privacy Officer by emailing admin@monarch.edu.au or calling 1300 738 955 (in Australia) or +613 9230 6300 (Outside Australia). Alternatively, you can make a complaint directly with the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner by going to oaic.gov.au for contact details.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

DIGITAL ACADEMY may amend this Privacy Policy from time to time. We suggest that you visit our website regularly to keep up to date with any such changes.

Contacting us

If you would like further information, or if you have any queries, problems or complaints relating to the DIGITAL ACADEMY Privacy Policy or our information processing practices, please contact our Privacy Officer at admin@monarch.edu.au or 1300 738 955.