Internet Explorer 6.0 Microsoft made some significant
changes to cookies by implementing the W3C's Platform
for Privacy Preferences (P3P). By
default IE6.0 now blocks all third-party cookies that do
not comply with this new standard. If your store's
confirmation page on which you have placed the Affiliate
Wiz tracking code is located at a different URL then
your cookies are treated as third-party cookies.
If this is the case, you must take special steps to
ensure that the cookies will work properly in IE6
browsers. If your store is located within the same
website where Affiliate Wiz is installed, cookies will
work properly in IE6 however it is highly recommended
that you employ a P3P policy.
automatically adds a P3P header to each request.
The header can be modified by clicking
preferences/setup in the administration console.
|Version 2.06 --
You must be using version 2.06 and higher of
Affiliate Wiz to have full support of IE 6
cookies. This version adds the following
line to the beginning of the AffiliateWiz.asp
<% Response.AddHeader "P3P","CP=""NOI DSP COR NID ADMa OPTa OUR NOR"""
To make your web site
compliant you must create and publish your own Privacy
Policy in XML format. There are several files
required for a complete implementation. These
- A full P3P Privacy
Policy in XML format with a file name of P3Policy.xml
This file should be placed at http://www.yourdomain.com/w3c/
The following example was obtained from the Center
For Democracy and Technology. This basic
policy covers the general information that is
collected by Affiliate Wiz.
- The URL of your
information (lines 6-10) (5 fields)
- The URL of your
human readable customer service information
- A standard HTML
references in P3Policy.xml and can be located
anywhere on your web site. To view
- Lastly, whenever a
cookie is written to a browser, a cookie privacy
policy must be written to the browser using HTTP
headers. Affiliate Wiz is responsible for
handling this step so you need not worry about it.
You must be using 2.06 and higher in order to have