Effect Hope’s (The Leprosy Mission Canada) Statement on the Privacy and Security of Information


Effect Hope (The Leprosy Mission Canada) is committed to internet privacy as a matter of legal requirement and ethical choice. This policy relates to the privacy, security and use of your information in relation to this website and Effect Hope (The Leprosy Mission Canada). Briefly,

  • Individuals who join Effect Hope (The Leprosy Mission Canada) online or who sign up for specific services will only be contacted for purposes related to our work.
  • At any time, users who have signed up for a specific service can have their names removed from the relevant contact list.
  • We do not share the information voluntarily disclosed to us with any other organization.
  • For further information, or to opt-out of an existing list, please see “Opting Out” below.

Cookie Usage

As like with most other websites, Effect Hope, or its authorized service providers, use cookies, web beacons and third party tracking software, such as Google Analytics, to collect information about how often users visit this website (“Site”), what pages they visit when they do so, and what other websites they visited prior to coming to this Site.

Google Analytics uses or shares this information How Google Uses Your Information in accordance with its Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. At any time, you can stop Google Analytics from recognizing you on return visits to this Site, by blocking, deleting or disabling cookies on your browser or device setting.

We sometimes also use third-party service providers to serve advertisements (banners, video or test ads) on our behalf across the Internet, or to implement cross-channel communications via email or direct mail. These third parties may collect non-personally identifiable information about your interaction with us. 

Collection of Personal Information – Private Areas

In addition to the public areas of Effect Hope’s (The Leprosy Mission Canada) website, there are private areas for people who have registered by reason of their special interests or status with the organization and our work.

If you qualify as one of these people, there are instances where Effect Hope (The Leprosy Mission Canada) requests personally identifiable information, such as name, mailing address, email address, and perhaps additional information, to provide you with specific services or correspondence.

Your Privacy Secured

Personally identifiable information that you provide in this way will not be given to any other organization. Effect Hope (The Leprosy Mission Canada) does not sell, rent or exchange names, telephone numbers, e-mail addresses or postal addresses. Nor do we disclose any financial information to partners or any other third parties.

Effect Hope’s (The Leprosy Mission Canada) website will not post personal contact information for volunteers, including their email address, street address, and phone numbers, without that individual’s consent.

Outside Links

This site contains hypertext links to other sites. Effect Hope (The Leprosy Mission Canada) is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.


Effect Hope (The Leprosy Mission Canada) uses industry-accepted data collection and encryption methods to insure the secure collection and transmission of sensitive user information. We will make every effort to safeguard the privacy of our donors’ information. However, we cannot guarantee the confidentiality of this site, and we shall not be responsible for any harm that you or any person may suffer as a result of a breach of confidentiality in respect of your use of this site or any information you transmitted to or from this site.

Opting Out

People who join or donate via our website and provide an email address receive our organization’s electronic newsletter, sent out periodically. You always have the option to opt-out by a number of methods. These include sending an e-mail to info@effecthope.org or calling us at 1-888-537-7679.