Cookies and Data

This Cookies Policy tells you about the information we collect from you when you use our website. In collecting this information, we are acting as a data controller and, by law, we are required to provide you with information about us, about why and how we use your data, and about the rights you have over your data.

Who are we?

We are Mission Without Borders Canada. Our address is box 2007 Abbotsford, B.C., Canada, V2T-3T8. You can contact us by post at the above address, by email at or by telephone on 800-494-4454

Any enquiries about our use of your personal data should be addressed to the National Director using the contact details above.

When you use our website

When you use our website to browse our products and services and view the information we make available, a number of cookies are used by us and by third parties to allow the website to function, to collect useful information about visitors and to help to make your user experience better.

Some of the cookies we use are strictly necessary for our website to function, and we don't ask for your consent to place these on your computer. These cookies are shown below.

Cookie Name

Further Information


This cookie remembers your cart and it added when you click “add to cart”, a session cookie


Session cookie, part of the our Content Management System, it is necessary for site functionality, including forms authentication, created when a user logs in.


This cookie is set by ASP.NET and stores the identifier of the current user's session i.e. Every time a user visits the website, they have a unique session ID. This stops page requests from being seen as independent requests, but part of a string of requests. This lasts for the user's current session only. A session is defined as the period of time that a unique user interacts with a Web application.


This cookie stores a session ID for users who have not registered and logged in to the website to view standard website content / have logged in through authentication.


This cookie identifies the last page that was visited.


However, for those cookies that are useful but not strictly necessary we will always ask for your consent before placing them. These are:

Cookie Purpose

Cookie Name

Further Information

Universal Analytics (Google)

_ga (2 Years)

_gat_gtag_UA_45792062_1 (session cookie)

_gid (24 hours)

These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the website and blog, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited.

The data collected is anonymised; we collect no personally-identifiable information.

Read Google's overview of privacy and safeguarding data


As well as the cookies we use, various third parties may also place them on your computer. These are shown below.

Third Party


Further Information


Streaming of video media.



Streaming of video media.

Please not that we only use the embedded video player.


Our web site uses Facebook Products (including the Like button or other Facebook Technologies).  Certain parts of the Facebook Products may not work properly if you have disabled browser cookie use.


Our web site uses Twitter Products (including the Like button). Certain parts of the Twitter Products may not work properly if you have disabled browser cookie use.


Third party cookies are not within our control. Further information on these third-party cookies is contained below. This list may be updated from time to time.

How do I change my cookie settings?

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set, visit or

Find out how to manage cookies on popular browsers:

To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer's website.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit

Please note that we are planning to enhance our cookie tool to allow you to change your cookie settings relating to our web site more easily after your initial choice.

When you submit an enquiry via our website

When you submit an enquiry via our website, we ask you for your name, contact telephone number, postal address and email address.

We use this information to respond to your query, including providing you with any requested information about work. We may also email you several times after your enquiry in order to follow up on your interest and ensure that we have answered your it to your satisfaction. We will do this based on our legitimate interest in providing accurate information requested.

Your enquiry is forwarded to our Canadian office where it will be stored on our secure fileservers and processed. We do not use the information you provide to make any automated decisions that might affect you

We keep enquiry emails for up to two years, after which they may be securely archived and kept for seven years, when we delete them. CRM records are kept for three years after the last contact with you.

When you make a donation on our website

When you make a donation to us online, we ask you for your name, address, contact telephone number, email address and postal address. We also record your IP (Internet Protocol) address, which is the address of your computer on the Internet.

We use third party payment processors to process your donation and they will place cookies on your PC in order to process your payment.

Your information is stored on our website and on our cloud servers, all of which are based within the European Union.

We do not use the information you provide to make any automated decisions that might affect you.

We keep your donation information for up to seven years in order to comply with fiscal reporting requirements

Your rights as a data subject

By law, you can ask us what information we hold about you, and you can ask us to correct it if it is inaccurate. If we have asked for your consent to process your personal data, you may withdraw that consent at any time.

If we are processing your personal data for reasons of consent or to fulfil a contract, you can ask us to give you a copy of the information in a machine-readable format so that you can transfer it to another provider.

If we are processing your personal data for reasons of consent or legitimate interest, you can request that your data be erased.

You have the right to ask us to stop using your information for a period of time if you believe we are not doing so lawfully.

Finally, in some circumstances you can ask us not to reach decisions affecting you using automated processing or profiling.

To submit a request regarding your personal data by email, post or telephone, please use the contact information provided above.

Updates to this privacy policy

We regularly review and, if appropriate, update this privacy policy from time to time, and as our services and use of personal data evolves. If we want to make use of your personal data in a way that we haven't previously identified, we will contact you to provide information about this and, if necessary, to ask for your consent.

We will update the version number and date of this document each time it is changed.