Privacy Policy

Who we are

We are the Vancouver Japanese United Church and the Pacific Mountain Regional Council Archives. This website contains digital copies of selected archival documents relating to the history of the Vancouver Japanese United Church. For more information about us, visit:

Vancouver Japanese United Church

Pacific Mountain Regional Council Archives (Bob Stewart Archives)

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


When you leave a comment on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form in order to allow you to comment. We also collect your IP address and information about the browser you are using; these help us detect spam.

Contact forms

When you contact us using our contact form, any information you enter in the contact form (your name, email address, subject line and message content) is emailed to us so that we can respond to your message.

Your email address and the content of your message may be forwarded to a spam prevention service so that spam emails are not emailed to us.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if you had visited the other website.

These other websites may: collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

For example, videos on our site are hosted by YouTube; see privacy policies for how your viewing of a video may be tracked.


Our web hosting provider tracks your IP address and information about the browser you are using to visit our site and the operating system you use. It also tracks how you found our website (by clicking a link or searching) and (sometimes) what you searched for to find us.

This information helps us identify which areas of our website are most useful to visitors, what types of computer setups our website needs to work well on, and how people find our website.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and the name and email address you provided are retained indefinitely.

We never share your email address. Your name and your comment are posted publicly on the website.

We may use your email address to contact you personally if needed for clarification or more information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have have left comments on this site, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Any comments you make may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Our contact information

You can contact us directly at:

Blair Galston, Regional Archivist
Pacific Mountain Regional Council Archives
312 Main Street, Ste. 320
Vancouver, BC  V6A 2T2
Phone: 604-431-0434, ext. 6358


Vancouver Japanese United Church
4010 Victoria Drive
Vancouver, BC  V5N 4N2
Phone: 604-874-7014