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1. WO2000038088 - SYSTEM FOR DISTRIBUTION AND REDEMPTION OF LOYALTY POINTS AND COUPONS

Publication Number WO/2000/038088
Publication Date 29.06.2000
International Application No. PCT/CA1999/001198
International Filing Date 16.12.1999
Chapter 2 Demand Filed 21.07.2000
IPC
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02Marketing, e.g. market research and analysis, surveying, promotions, advertising, buyer profiling, customer management or rewards; Price estimation or determination
0207Discounts or incentives, e.g. coupons, rebates, offers or upsales
0226Frequent usage incentive systems, e.g. frequent flyer miles programs or point systems
Applicants
  • KLAYH, John [CA]/[CA]
Inventors
  • KLAYH, John
Agents
  • BAKER, Harold, C.
  • GILLE, Christian
Priority Data
09/218,01922.12.1998US
Publication Language English (en)
Filing Language English (EN)
Designated States
Title
(EN) SYSTEM FOR DISTRIBUTION AND REDEMPTION OF LOYALTY POINTS AND COUPONS
(FR) SYSTEME DE DISTRIBUTION ET DE REMBOURSEMENT DE POINTS ET COUPONS DE FIDELITE
Abstract
(EN) A system for controlling a customer reward system comprising: a first database for storing customer identifications, and for accumulated loyalty points awarded to the customer, an administration terminal for establishing loyalty point values associated with any of plural predetermined activities, and for storing the values and identities of associated activities, in a second database, a reading terminal for reading the identity of a customer at a location of the terminal, first apparatus located in the region of the reading terminal for detecting an activity of the customer, and second apparatus for accessing the second database, looking up the activity of the customer, and depositing corresponding loyalty points in the first database in association with an identification of the customer.
(FR) L'invention concerne un procédé de commande d'un système de primes comprenant: une première base de données servant à stocker des données d'identifications de clients, les points de fidélité accumulés offerts aux clients, un terminal d'administration destiné à établir des valeurs de points de fidélité, associées à l'une des activités déterminées, et à stocker, dans une seconde base de données, les valeurs et références des activités associées, un terminal de lecture de l'identité d'un client au niveau du terminal, un premier appareil placé dans la région du terminal de lecture, servant à détecter une activité du client, ainsi qu'un second appareil destiné à accéder à la seconde base de données, à rechercher l'activité du client et à déposer des points de fidélité correspondants dans la première base de données, en association avec l'identification du client.
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