Cookie Policy

Effective as of: May 25, 2018

Cookie Policy

The International Mission Board (IMB) has created this Cookie Policy in order to explain IMB’s approach to cookies on IMB’s website,, as well as other websites owned and controlled by IMB. IMB’s Cookie Policy describes only IMB’s practices for cookies at IMB’s website. IMB’s website may contain links to other websites that are not operated by IMB. IMB is not in any way responsible for the cookie practices by such other websites, nor is IMB responsible in any way for the content of such other websites.

For purposes of this Cookie Policy, the term “IMB” includes all IMB offices worldwide, all IMB affiliates, all IMB employees and contractors subject to IMB control, and all partner entities owned or controlled by IMB.

IMB encourages its users to be aware when they leave IMB’s website and to read the cookie policies of each and every website that collects cookies.

This policy should be read alongside our Privacy Statement, which explains how we use personal information.

If you have any queries about the way we use your personal information or cookies, please contact us at

If you wish to manage your cookies, please follow the instructions in the “How to Manage Cookies” section below.

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small pieces of text sent by your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the Website or a third-party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and the Website more useful to you.

Cookies can be “persistent” or “session” cookies.

How IMB Uses Cookies

When you use and access IMB’s website, we may place a number of cookies files in your web browser.

We use both session and persistent cookies on IMB’s website for the following purposes:

  • Access – We use these cookies to identify subscribers and ensure access to subscription only pages, including premium access.
  • Billing – We use cookies for the purposes of measuring activity and billing.
  • Performance – We use these cookies to monitor IMB’s website’s performance. This allows us to provide a high-quality experience by quickly identifying and fixing any issues that arise. For example, we might use performance cookies to track error messages, and to determine improvements to our website.
  • Functionality – We use cookies to allow us to remember your preferences. For example, we may use functionality cookies to provide you with enhanced services, such as allowing you to watch a video online or comment on a blog.
  • Analytics – We use cookies to help us understand our audience and the success of advertising campaigns. We also use analytics cookies to keep track of how many advertising impressions have been served for a campaign and to manage the frequency at which you see the same adverts.
  • Fraud prevention – We use cookies to monitor and prevent suspicious activity and fraudulent traffic.

Third-Party Cookies

In addition to our own cookies, we may also use various third-parties’ cookies to:

  • report usage statistics of IMB’s website, deliver advertisements on and through IMB’s website, and so on.
  • to help us monitor traffic on IMB’S website;
  • to identify fraudulent or non-human traffic;
  • to assist with market research;
  • to improve IMB’s website’s functionality;
  • to monitor compliance with our terms and conditions and copyright policy.

How to Manage Cookies

If you’d like to delete cookies or instruct your web browser to delete or refuse cookies, please visit the help pages of your web browser or visit What is My Browser for instructions for your particular browser.

Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.

Where can you find more information about cookies?

You can learn more about cookies and the following third-party websites:

Changes to IMB’s Cookie Policy

IMB may revise this Cookie Policy at any time without prior notice to users or customers and will post the revised Cookie Policy on the IMB website under “Cookie Policy”.