Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us. This policy covers all information entered on any webpage. Please check back as this policy may be updated occasionally with changes. To contact us regarding any questions please contact the Privacy Officer by calling 604-438-3222.

Registration and login are not required on most ECBC Church's webpages, but the following information may be collected from our website depending on the services:

  • In common with other websites, log files are stored on the web server saving details such as the visitor's IP address, browser type, referring page and time of visit.
  • Cookies may be used to remember visitor preferences when interacting with the website. Cookies are small digital files that are stored in your web browser that enable us to track your return visits to our website. Your browser settings may allow you to block these cookies, but we recommend you have them enabled to help us personalize your experience of our website.

We take Measures to Protect Your Privacy

Email addresses will not be sold, rented or leased to third parties. Non-personal user and traffic data is accessible only to our web teams, who work to improve your experiences with our website. Personal information is collected only for ministry purposes. 

Any data collected during the giving process is accessible by our financial team for recordkeeping and tax receipting purposes. ECBC Church does not share donor information with any other parties.

ECBC Church does not share your personal information with other institutions except the following situation. (a) satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request, (b) enforce applicable Terms Of Use, including investigation of potential violations thereof, (c) detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues, or (d) protect against imminent harm to the rights, property or safety of ECBC Church, its users or the public as required or permitted by law.

Our Security Measures

To safeguard your personal information and protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of data, together with our Website Service Provider, SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) security have been implemented and we also make sure our Payment Processing Partner are also "PCI DSS" (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) compliance. We do not store credit card information on our server or local machines. Access to any data is only granted to those personnel, staff, and contractors that are either directly involved in using the required data or using it to improve our sites. These individuals are bound by confidentiality obligations and may be subject to discipline, including termination and criminal prosecution if they fail to meet these obligations.

Terms & Conditions

All donations/payments are in Canadian dollars.

Personal Information
Any data collected during the giving process (again, we do not store credit card information) is accessible by our financial team for recordkeeping and tax receipting purposes. ECBC Church does not share donor information with any other parties. Personal information is collected only for ministry purposes. By providing your personal information during the giving/payment process, you consent to have ECBC Church record your information for receipting and ministry purposes.

At any time you may update the personal information ECBC Church has on record for you by emailing [email protected].

Tax Receipts
Tax receipts are issued according to Canada Revenue Agency guidelines at the end of each year and mailed in February. Please contact [email protected] if you did not receive your receipt. Note: If donations are made through Charitable Impact or Canada Helps, the contributions and receipts are handled and issued by them.