Method and system for facilitating access to a promotional offer

  • US 10,296,931 B2
  • Filed: 12/03/2018
  • Issued: 05/21/2019
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/07/2009
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A tangible, non-transitory, machine-readable medium storing instructions that, when executed by one or more processors, effectuate a first set of operations comprising:

  • receiving, with a computer system, via a network, a request from a web browser executing on a client computing device; and

    causing, with the computer system, browser-executable code to be sent to the web browser, wherein the browser-executable code is configured to effectuate a second set of operations comprising;

    displaying, with the web browser;

    a unit of content that is associated with a user-presentable code, anda user-selectable region associated with the user-presentable code; and

    receiving, with the web browser, a user selection of the user-selectable region and, in response, causing the user-presentable code to be copied to clipboard memory of the client computing device without using a flash object to copy the user-presentable code to the clipboard memory, wherein;

    the user-presentable code is a combination of characters that is presentable to a third-party server system via an input field of a third-party webpage and configured to cause the third-party server system to adjust or otherwise determine, in response to submission of the user-presentable code via the input field, a value displayed in the third-party webpage;

    copying the user-presentable code comprises selecting the user-presentable code before copying the user-presentable code to the clipboard memory of the client computing device;

    receiving the user selection comprises receiving a click event within a designated area;

    the first set of operations further comprises sending instructions to the client computing device that cause the web browser to send a request to a fourth-party server and identify an entity distributing the unit of content to the fourth-party server, wherein the fourth-party server is configured to respond to the request from the web browser with a redirect command that causes the web browser to request content from the third-party server system;

    the unit of content is disposed within a first hypertext markup language (HTML) element;

    the user-presentable code is disposed within a second HTML element; and

    the web browser has a secure sandbox from which the user-presentable code is copied to the clipboard memory.

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