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Cookies and Similar Technologies Used by Several of Our Websites

Cookies and Similar Technologies Used by Several of Our Websites

There are various types of cookies that perform different functions and generally improve your experience on our websites. Below are examples of our use of cookies and similar technologies that may appear on any of our websites.

Legal Consent

These cookies help us track whether you have consented to any legal notices that may appear on our websites.

Name of Cookie(s)

Purpose

Duration *

Type

legalNoticesClient-nextListCallNeeded

Helps us reduce data usage and API traffic when a user has already accepted our legal notices.

Indefinite (local storage)

Strictly Necessary

accepted-${noticeID}, legalNoticesClient-accepted-notice:${noticeID}

Allows a person to consent to a legal notice and not have to see it again each time he visits the site.

6 years

Strictly Necessary

Content Distribution

These cookies help us provide users with safe and efficient access to content on our sites.

Name of Cookie(s)

Purpose

Duration *

Type

ak_bmsc, bm_sv, bm_mi

Helps us protect the site against malicious users.

2 hours

Analytical

Third-Party Cookies

These third-party cookies allow users to make use of third-party services that we have incorporated into our sites.

Name of Cookie(s)

Purpose

Duration *

Type

Cookie Set By

APISID, HSID, NID, S, SAPISID, SID, SSID, _ga

Allows a user to make use of our Google maps integration. These cookies are also required by reCAPTCHA, a Google product that a person must use when he is creating an account, donating anonymously, or requesting a Bible study.

Various, up to 2 years

Strictly Necessary

Google

Google privacy information

^ par. 8 When duration is defined as “Indefinite (local storage)”, this indicates that the data is stored in the browser’s storage engine rather than as a cookie. Data stored in this way is retained indefinitely unless the user clears the storage on his browser.

^ par. 22 When duration is defined as “Indefinite (local storage)”, this indicates that the data is stored in the browser’s storage engine rather than as a cookie. Data stored in this way is retained indefinitely unless the user clears the storage on his browser.

^ par. 32 When duration is defined as “Indefinite (local storage)”, this indicates that the data is stored in the browser’s storage engine rather than as a cookie. Data stored in this way is retained indefinitely unless the user clears the storage on his browser.