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1. (WO2018122584) A METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR TRACKING AN EMAIL MESSAGE

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/122584    International Application No.:    PCT/IB2016/058099
Publication Date: Fri Jul 06 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Sat Dec 31 00:59:59 CET 2016
IPC: H04L 12/58
Applicants: THE MAIL TRACK COMPANY S.L.
Inventors: SALVAT I ALABART, Jordi
RUIZ I TORRUELLA, Gerard
Title: A METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR TRACKING AN EMAIL MESSAGE
Abstract:
The method comprises embedding, by an application (11), a first tracking mark in an email message (50) to be send to a recipient device (20) via a second server (200), and sending metadata (40) about the email message (50) to a first server (100); storing, by the second server (200), a first copy of the email message (51) and forwarding the email message (50) to said recipient device (20); and detecting when the recipient device (20) opens the email message (50) by the recipient device (20) requesting the embedded first tracking mark to said first server (100), wherein before or after said detecting being performed, said first copy of the email message (51) is replaced with a second copy of the email message (52) including no tracking mark, having embedded therein a second tracking mark or having embedded therein an inactive mark instead of the first tracking mark.