The Universal Church, (“Church, we or us”) is a nonprofit organization.  For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to the Church include, Universal Canada, and The Universal Church.  Protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy governs data collection and usage with regard to its website including any other media form, media channel, mobile website or mobile application related thereto (collectively, Site”). By using the Site, you consent to the data practices described in this statement. 

Collection of your Personal Information 

In order to better provide you with services offered on our Site, we may collect personally identifiable information, such as your name, mailing address, email address and telephone number. 

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through the Church’s public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. 

We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when communicating with us or when you elect to use certain services available on the Site including, without limitation, the following: (a) registering for an account on our site; (b) entering a contest sponsored by us; (c) sending us an email message; (d) submitting your credit card or other payment information when ordering and purchasing products and services.  We also may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future. 

We may use cookies and other tracking technologies to improve your browsing experience on our website, to show you personalized content and targeted ads, to analyze our website traffic, and to understand where our visitors are coming from. Cookies don’t allow us to gain control of your computer in any way. They are strictly used to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not so that we can provide a better experience for you.  By browsing our Site, you consent to our use of cookies and other tracking technologies. 

Use of your Personal Information 

We collect and use your personal information to operate the Site and deliver the services you have requested. We may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other services available from us. 

Sharing Information with Third Parties 

We do not sell, rent or lease its users or donors lists to third parties. We may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide user support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to us, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information. 

We may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Universal Canada or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Universal Canada; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Universal Canada, or the public. 

Tracking User Behavior 

We may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within the Site in order to determine what Site services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content within the Site to users whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area. 

Automatically Collected Information 

Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by us. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Site. 


This Site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our Site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information. 

Security of your Personal Information 

We secure your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure through Secure Sockets Layer (SSL). When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other sites, it is protected through the use of encryption SSL’s protocol. Although we strive to take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or alteration of your personal information, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, you acknowledge that: (a) there are security and privacy limitations inherent to the Internet which are beyond our control; and (b) security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through this Site cannot be guaranteed. 

Children Under Thirteen 

We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website. 

E-mail Communications 

From time to time, we may contact you via email for the purpose of providing announcements, alerts, confirmations, surveys, and/or other general communication. In order to improve our Services, we may receive a notification when you open an email from us or click on a link therein. 

If you would like to stop receiving marketing or general communications via email from us, you may opt out of such communications by clicking on the UNSUBSCRIBE button. 

External Data Storage Sites 

We may store your data on servers provided by third party hosting vendors with whom we have contracted. 

Changes to this Statement 

We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your account, by placing a prominent notice on our site, and/or by updating any privacy information on this page. Your continued use of the Site and/or Services available through this Site after such modifications will constitute your: (a) acknowledgment of the modified Privacy Policy; and (b) agreement to abide and be bound by that Policy. 

Contact Information 

We welcome your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that we has not adhered to this Statement, please contact us at: The Universal Church, 2420 Dufferin Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M6E 3S8; Email Address:; Telephone number: 1.416.785.8700