Your Privacy


The Lausanne Movement Canada (Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization in Canada) exists to connect influencers and ideas for global mission. Lausanne connects influencers and ideas for global mission, with a vision of the gospel for every person, an evangelical church for every people. Christ-like leaders for every church, and kingdom impact in every sphere of society.

To further this mission, the Lausanne Movement Canada may collect, process, and use your personal information. The purpose of this Privacy Statement is to explain to you how Lausanne might use your personal information and how Lausanne takes seriously its obligation to you to protect your rights and your personal information.

Where we use the terms “Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization in Canada,” “Lausanne Movement Canada”, “LMC”, “Lausanne”, “we,” “us,” and “our,” we refer to the Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization in Canada, a Registered Canadian Charity B/N 119009736RR0001.  “Personal information” generally refers to all data that directly or indirectly relates to you, but “personal information,” “personal data,” or “personally identifiable information” and other terms may apply based upon applicable law and will carry the meaning of those applicable laws. From time to time, we may update this Privacy Statement, so we encourage you to review this statement periodically, paying special attention to the “LAST UPDATED” date above. In certain
circumstances, Lausanne may contact you to specifically notify you of changes to this Privacy Statement.

LMC’s Commitment to Data Protection

It is the global policy of the Lausanne Movement Canada to exercise a high standard of care in its handling of the personal information it collects, processes, and uses. LMC will maintain appropriate policies and processes throughout the organization to enhance the protection of personal data and ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations. LMC is also committed to the periodic review and augmentation of these policies and processes as part of its Global Privacy Program.

Laws That Apply to This Privacy Statement

Lausanne is an organization that functions globally and therefore maintains data protection policies and practices consistent with accepted international data privacy principles. These policies supplement national data privacy laws, and any national law takes precedent in the event it conflicts with LMC’s policies. In Europe, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect as of May 25, 2018. If GDPR and/or other EU privacy laws apply to you, this Privacy Statement describes how you can exercise your rights.

What Kinds of Information We Collect

LMC collects the following types of personal information:
Contact information: Includes phone number, physical address, SMS, email address, telephone number, social media profile details.
Demographics: Includes information about who you are, where you live, and what programs and activities in LMC may be of interest to you.
Financial History: Includes historical information on your donations to LMC, other financial transactions you have had with LMC including registration fees for LMC gatherings and events.
Identity Data: Includes name, date of birth, gender, organizational affiliations, position/titles and level of influence at those organizations.
Payment Information: Pertinent financial details for Lausanne activities are provided by you directly to third party payment gateway providers. All payment gateway providers used comply with the highest level of security required.
Requests and Preferences: Includes your preferences for how the LMC will communicate with you (including which types of optional email communications you would like to receive from LMC). 
Travel information: Includes requests related to your travel or attendance at Lausanne events including passport information, dietary needs or restrictions. Lausanne Movement Canada information: Includes information on your history and engagement
with Lausanne.

How We Use Your Personal Information

LMC uses the personal information you provide to better serve your requests and to connect you further with the mission and ministry activities of Lausanne. Whether you are involved in a Lausanne event/gathering, accessing Lausanne resources, or donating to our missional objectives, Lausanne will generally use your personal information to achieve its legitimate interests related to our organizational mission. We do not sell, lease or rent your personal information to others. Lausanne will only process your personal information in accordance with an appropriate legal basis and only for the purposes described in this Privacy Statement. The table below provides a list of examples of how we may use your information, the types of information involved, and the legal basis for our use of your information.


How Information is Collected

We obtain personal information about you in the following ways:

  1. Personal interactions:  The ministry of Lausanne is very much defined by relationships between individuals connecting through Lausanne events and activities.
  2. Direct Requests:  You may have reached out to Lausanne on your own or visited our website. If you have inquired about a Lausanne activity, subscribed to Lausanne email communications, engaged in a Lausanne activity, made a donation, registered for an event or have otherwise chosen to give Lausanne Information, we have your personal information. Please read this Privacy Statement carefully to understand your rights and our commitments related to your personal information.
  3. Cookies and Other Automated Technologies:  If you have visited and/or registered on a Lausanne website, some of your personal information may have been gathered by cookies or other automated technologies used on Lausanne websites.  More information is available below about Lausanne’s use of cookies.

How and When We Might Share Your Information

The Lausanne Movement Canada does not disclose personal information with anyone outside the organization. However, as Lausanne functions globally, the organization may for the purposes described above, share your personal information with:

  1. Lausanne leaders and those formerly affiliated with the organization.
  2. Public or regulatory organizations for obligatory purposes described above.
  3. Third party service providers Lausanne has contracted to assist in the types of uses described above, including web-based contact management service providers, cloud service providers, companies assisting in the processing of your donations or other financial transactions, and email marketing service providers. Lausanne has entered into contracts with these third party service providers without neglecting the protection of your personal information.

International Data Transfers

Lausanne Movement Canada is an active member of the global Lausanne Movement which operates and holds events in different parts of the world. Therefore, Lausanne may transfer your personal information from one country to another for use as relates to specific events. All individuals in the European Economic Area or the United Kingdom need to be aware that we may transfer your personal information outside of the European Economic Area or the UK for processing. Any transfer of personal information from country to country will be done with appropriate safeguards and in compliance with applicable laws.

Your Rights

If you are located in the European Economic Area or the United Kingdom, you have certain rights related to your personal information. If you wish to exercise any of those rights, please reach out to Lausanne by using the Contact Us form. We will respond to your request within 30 days. We may need to verify your identity in order to process your request. These European rights specifically are identified below. However, the Lausanne Movement Canada is extending these same rights to others in the Lausanne database/information management systems who live in countries worldwide.

  1. Right of access: You have the right to know that we are processing your personal information, how we are processing this information, and for what purposes. This Privacy Statement is intended to provide the transparency necessary for you to know this information, but you can certainly make additional inquiries to Lausanne by using the Contact Us form.
  2. Right to Edit and Update Information: You have the right to rectify inaccurate information, update your personal information, and supplement incomplete information in the Lausanne system. Lausanne’s network solutions will often allow you to make these changes on your own by managing your “opt out” options. Where this feature is not accessible, you can reach out to Lausanne by using the Contact Us form, and we will address your request without undue delay.
  3. Right to Delete Personal Information: You have the right to request us to delete your personal information for the following reasons:

a) If the data is no longer necessary for the purposes it was collected.
b) If you withdraw previously given consent where consent is required to process the information.
c) If you object to Lausanne processing the data in a certain way or for certain purposes and Lausanne does not have legitimate grounds to continue processing the information.
d) If your personal information has been unlawfully processed.
e) If your personal information must be erased to comply with a legal obligation.
f) If the personal information has been collected in relation to the offer of Information Society Services as defined in Article 8(1) of the General Data Protection Regulation.

We may be required to reject your request to delete your information for the following reasons:
a) For exercising the right of freedom of expression and information.
b) For compliance with a legal obligation.
c) For reasons of public interest as described in Article 17 of GDPR.
d) For the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims.

To make a request to delete information, you can reach out to Lausanne by using the Contact Us
form. We will notify you within 30 days as to whether your request has been accepted or if and for
what reason we cannot fulfill your request.

4. Right to Request the Limitation of Processing Personal Information: You have the right to restrict our processing of your personal information for the following reasons:
a) If you believe your personal information is inaccurate, you can request that we limit our processing of the data until its accuracy is verified.
b) If the processing of your data is unlawful, you may either request erasure as described above or request certain restrictions.
c) If the controller does not need the information for the purposes above but must retain the information for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims.
d) If you have objected to the processing of your personal information and there is a pending determination as to whether our legitimate grounds to process override your rights described here. As with any request for erasure of your personal information, you also have the right to be notified by us about a restriction in the processing of your personal information.
You can make this request by reaching out to Lausanne by using the Contact Us form.
5. Right to Portability: You have the right to request us to send you your personal information in a structured, commonly
used, machine-readable format so that it can easily be transferred and used by a third party if:
a) You provided us with the information.
b) The processing of your personal information is based on your consent or required for the performance of a contract; or
c) The processing is carried out by automated means. You can make this request by reaching out to Lausanne by using the Contact Us form.
6. Right to Object and Automated Individual Decision-making: You have the right to object to our processing of your data when our legal basis for processing is Lausanne’s legitimate interests based on your particular situation. Upon receiving an objection from you, Lausanne will cease to process your information unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which overrides your rights and freedoms. Particularly, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal information related to direct electronic marketing.
You also have the right to object to our processing of your information where decisions on processing are made by automated processing which has a legal or other significant impact on you. You can make this request by reaching out to Lausanne by using the Contact Us form.
7. Right to Withdraw Consent: Lausanne is primarily processing your information based on our legitimate interests and other obligations. However, where you have given consent to us to process your personal information, you have the right to withdraw that consent and we will promptly respond. You can make this request by reaching out to Lausanne by using the Contact Us form.

8. Right to File a Complaint with the Data Protection Authority: We want to provide the best service to you related to these requests and resolve any issue you have with Lausanne related to the processing of your personal information. You, however, always have the right to contact your local data protection authority for assistance or to make a complaint. While the rights explained above do not apply to those outside of the European Economic Area and the UK, as a matter of rights and freedoms, we still do care about your questions and concerns related to your personal information and will take them seriously. If you are not located in the European Economic Area or the United Kingdom, you can reach out to Lausanne by using the Contact Us form to make a request related to your personal data.


To safeguard and secure the information we collect, Lausanne has applied appropriate physical, electronic and managerial procedures to prevent unauthorized access and maintain data accuracy. The Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol is used to encrypt and protect all Internet data transmissions. The padlock icon in your browser’s window signifies that a site is secure. Sometimes password protection is used to protect your privacy and security. Lausanne will continue to augment current security procedures and adopt new security protocols as necessary to meet the standard of care we have promised in our policies and in this Privacy Statement.

Lausanne is also committed to a prompt response to any potential data breach and has instituted a Data Breach Protocol Process which includes timely notices as required by applicable law.

Information Collected by Cookies or Technology

The website may use cookies to recognize you and may allow you to automatically log in to access some content without re-entering your user name and password every time you visit our site. The cookies are encrypted and may store limited personally identifiable information about you, including your name, user name and email address. If cookies are disabled on your browser, you may be able to still use the website, but you will be required to enter your password each time you visit.