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Privacy Policy


Hackmakers is an incorporated organisation under the jurisdiction of New South Wales, Australia and is required to disclose the use of user data in accordance with our legal obligations. We have made our privacy policy transparent and easy to understand in line with our philosophy for open innovation and collaboration.

For all standardised hackathons

Data is categorized into personal data and non-personal data. Where personal data refers to any and all identifiable information about the individual, including their name, email address, country of origin, and any other factors relating to their social, cultural, economic or social identity. Non-personal data refers to their non-identifying responses and information collected via our technical partners and our partners.


1. What Personal Data do we collect?


Under Personal data we collect and store the following information:

  1. First Name

  2. Last Name

  3. Email Address

  4. Company / University

  5. Job Title

  6. Linkedin URL

  7. Country 

  8. Stage of Career

  9. Age/ gender


We receive this information through our registration process or any other communication with Hackmakers or its employees.


2. How do we collect the data?


  1. Registration forms and account creation

  2. Cookies on our website


We work with partners who may also receive your data, these include:


  1. Companies or organizations who sponsor a Hackathon, and their employees, mentors or judges

  2. Technical and analytics providers who help us process your data (Google Analytics)


All partners enter into data sharing agreements with us which ensure compliance of data privacy laws


3. What do we use the Personal Data for?


The personal data provided is used for the following purposes:

  1. Registration to the Hackathon event

  2. Communication of essential competition related information - confirmation of registration, participation, submissions, qualifying and results information

  3. Communication of marketing and promotional information

  4. Showcase of winners or participation on our marketing and promotional channels


4. Your rights regarding your data and its protection


  1. You have the right to be informed about the collection and usage of your personal and non-personal data

  2. The Right of Access - you have the right to access all the data and information stored by Hackmakers

  3. The Right to Rectification - you have the right to request corrections of your data in case of any errors

  4. The Right to Erasure - you have the right to unsubscribe or request deletion of all your personal data from our servers

For further queries or requests reach out to

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