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1. (WO2003077164) ANONYMOUS GIFTING

Pub. No.:    WO/2003/077164    International Application No.:    PCT/AU2003/000233
Publication Date: Sep 18, 2003 International Filing Date: Feb 27, 2003
IPC: G06Q 30/00
Applicants: RSVP PERSONALS INTERNATIONAL LIMITED
MULCAHY, Stephen
Inventors: MULCAHY, Stephen
Title: ANONYMOUS GIFTING
Abstract:
Methods, apparatus and software are disclosed for facilitating an anonymous gifting transaction between a donor and a recipient. In preferred embodiments the donor and recipient are members of the same dating or introduction service and the gift is selected on-line. The donor and recipient remain anonymous to each other, but for nick names which are already known to them. The purchase of the gift is conditional on at least one factor such as valid delivery address, acceptance by the recipient, fraud indicating factors or geographic factors which might affect delivery.