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Cookies and Similar Technologies Used on WOL.JW.ORG

Cookies and Similar Technologies Used on WOL.JW.ORG

There are various types of cookies that perform different functions and generally improve your experience on the website. Below are examples of our use of cookies and similar technologies.

Name of Cookie(s)

Purpose

Duration *

Type

fontScale

Allows a person to customize the font size of text on the site.

1 year

Functionality

audioPlayer

Allows a person to hide the audio player controls by default.

1 year

Functionality

audioContinuousPlay

Allows a person to disable the continuous playback of audio tracks in a publication.

1 year

Functionality

prox

Allows a person to save a preference for the default search scope.

1 year

Functionality

rank

Allows a person to save a preference for the default search ranking.

1 year

Functionality

syncrsconf

One of several settings that allow a person to select a default library for displaying content in a different language.

1 year

Functionality

synclib

One of several settings that allow a person to select a default library for displaying content in a different language.

1 year

Functionality

synclang

One of several settings that allow a person to select a default library for displaying content in a different language.

1 year

Functionality

synclocale

One of several settings that allow a person to select a default library for displaying content in a different language.

1 year

Functionality

synclangsym

One of several settings that allow a person to select a default library for displaying content in a different language.

1 year

Functionality

synclangscript

One of several settings that allow a person to select a default library for displaying content in a different language.

1 year

Functionality

syncdir

One of several settings that allow a person to select a default library for displaying content in a different language.

1 year

Functionality

rsconf

One of several settings that allow a person to select a default library for content.

1 year

Functionality

lib

One of several settings that allow a person to select a default library for content.

1 year

Functionality

lang

One of several settings that allow a person to select a default library for content.

1 year

Functionality

locale

One of several settings that allow a person to select a default library for content.

1 year

Functionality

ckLang

One of several settings that allow a person to select a default library for content.

1 year

Functionality

dir

One of several settings that allow a person to select a default library for content.

1 year

Functionality

script

One of several settings that allow a person to select a default library for content.

1 year

Functionality

rb

Allows a person to choose to display ruby text when available.

1 year

Functionality

rbMsg

Allows a person to dismiss the banner message about the availability of ruby text.

1 year

Functionality

glossaryFilter

Allows a person to save the filter settings for glossary terms.

1 year

Functionality

audioLanguage

One of several settings that allow a person to save the preferred language for audio playback.

1 year

Functionality

audioLanguageName

One of several settings that allow a person to save the preferred language for audio playback.

1 year

Functionality

showStudy

Allows a person to choose if the study pane will be shown when opening a content page.

1 year

Functionality

binavview

Allows a person to choose the layout of the Bible navigation grid.

1 year

Functionality

oldIe

Allows a person using older versions of Internet Explorer to indicate that he has seen the IE deprecation banner.

1 year

Functionality

preferredVideoResolution

Allows a person to save the preferred video quality.

1 year

Functionality

mru

Allows a person to see a list of recently used libraries.

Indefinite (local storage)

Functionality

See also Cookies and Similar Technologies Used by Several of Our Websites.

^ par. 6 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.