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Release Notes

December 2022

  • GiftingEvents.com:
    • Security:
      • Resolved CVE-2021-33621: HTTP response splitting in CGI.

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November 2022

  • GiftingEvents.com:
    • Performance and stability improvements

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October 2022

  • GiftingEvents.com:
    • General:
      • (Fixed) Addressed an issue where, under certain circumstances, the FAQ button became partially obscured by flash messages.
      • Performance Improvements:
        • Removed calls to decommissioned web services.
        • Removed legacy framework defaults.
    • Under the hood:
      • (New) US zip code format validation

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April 2022

  • GiftnetOnline.com:
    • Fixed the issue with multi-signer text font color
    • Fixed the issue with hyperlink color on FAQ
    • Updated the footer copyright to 2022

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January 2022

  • GiftnetOnline.com:
    • Added missing Polish translations
    • Increased employee ID field length
    • Filter Category option for ‘Toys, kid, baby” for responsive 3 layout
    • Fixed an issue with the language pulldown for multiple languages and color schemes
  • Recognition Wall:
    • Fixed an issue with ecard images appearing blurry on modal pop-up

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November 2021

  • GiftnetOnline.com:
    • Responsive 3+ improvements to the user experience.
    • Upgraded underlying library (Bootstrap) on the recognition cards page.
    • Web service to support Recognition Wall Viewer for Public (RWVP)
    • Other minor tickets
  • Recognition Wall:
    • Web service to support Recognition Wall Viewer for Public (RWVP)
  • Recognition Wall for Public released into production.

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October 2021

  • Recognitionnotes.com:
    • Version 2.2.3.0.5:
      • Home Page:
        • (NEW) Certificate notes – optional card assigned to one person who functions as a certificate producer. Requires population data.
        • Addressed an issue where notes scheduled in the future showed time using GMT rather than the user’s time zone.
      • Registrations:
        • (NEW) Added eea_resident to the form.
        • (NEW) Added eea_country to the form.
      • Confirmations:
        • (NEW) Added eea_resident to the form.
        • (NEW) Added eea_country to the form.
      • My Profile:
        • Edit Note form:
          • (NEW) Added eea_resident to the form.
          • (NEW) Added eea_country to the form.
        • Show Note form:
          • Added the time to the ‘send date’ field.
        • Index:
          • Addressed an issue where scheduled noted displayed time using GMT rather than the user’s time zone.
      • Notebook:
        • (NEW) Added a ‘Copies’ tab that is only visible for population data configured companies with managers that receive notes when the ‘copy manager’ check box is checked.
        • Improved internationalization of the tabs.
      • Emails:
        • Note email:
          • Separated the manager’s note to a separate email that doesn’t include the reply or view notebook links.
          • Corrected a typographic error.
        • (NEW) Send Manager’s Note email
        • Import Report email:
          • (NEW) Added an overview table that includes counts of new, updated, disabled, and failed records.
      • Admin Page:
        • Dashboards and Reports:
          • General:
            • Addressed an issue where, under certain conditions, red text printed in black.
          • Company Card Waterfall section:
            • (NEW) Display disabled card names in red.
            • (NEW) Added a legend to explain the red-colored card names.
          • Department Card Waterfall section:
            • (NEW) Display disabled card names in red.
            • (NEW) Added a legend to explain the red-colored card names.
        • Reports:
          • (NEW) Birthdays section
          • Company Cards section:
            • (NEW) Added an option to hide inactive cards.
            • Company Cards Details sub-section:
              • Addressed an issue where certain columns would not properly hide when viewed on mobile devices.
          • Company Departments section:
            • (NEW) added ‘CC Manager’ column.
            • (NEW) Added an option to hide inactive cards.
          • Company Recognition Sentiment section:
            • (NEW) Added an option to hide inactive cards.
          • Department Cards section:
            • Addressed an issue where certain columns would not properly hide when viewed on mobile devices.
          • Department Recognition Sentiment section:
            • (NEW) Added an option to hide inactive cards.
          • Disabled Email Accounts section:
            • (NEW) Employees with Alternate Departments section.
          • Notes Details section:
            • (NEW) Certificates Details section
          • Schedule Notes section:
            • (NEW) Hid the sender email address and recipient email address on mobile devices.
        • Account Settings:
          • Departments:
            • (NEW) Added ‘CC Manager’ field to set copy manager as default for department emails.
        • Member Management:
          • Permissions:
            • Addressed an issue where, under certain circumstances, the cancel warning dialog displayed over one time.
          • Import:
            • Addressed an issue where, under certain circumstances, new employees were registered as special.
            • (NEW) Added counts of ‘disabled’ and ‘unknown_disabled’ accounts.
      • ActiveAdmin:
        • Dashboard Page:
          • (NEW) Added ‘Recent Note Volume’ panel that shows the past seven-day activity.
        • Domain Page:
          • (NEW) Added ‘Confirmed Plus Members’ count to the show page.
        • (NEW) EEA Countries
        • Person Page:
          • Changed ‘note sent’ panel contents to descending order by date.
          • Changed ‘notes received’ panel contents to descending order by date.
          • (NEW) Added eea_resident field to show and edit pages.
          • (NEW) Added eea_country field to show and edit pages.
        • Note Page:
          • Added the cc column to the index page.
          • Added the cc filed to the show page.
      • Security:
        • Updated all script tags to include nonce attribute.

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April 2021

  • Giftnetonline.com:
    • General:
      • Addressed an issue where under certain conditions, an email error message displays rather than the correct error for incorrect state/province.
      • (Improvement) Added id attribute to the “Choose this Gift” button.
    • Mobile:
      • Addressed an issue where Arabic the phone number was cut off the return policy.
      • Addressed an issue where the phone number text color same as the background color for French users.
      • Privacy Policy: Addressed an issue where the privacy policy font was incorrect.
    • Security Improvements:
      • (Improvement) Logout button redirects and ask for login details.
      • (Improvement) Employee information shown in URL on Create PDF on R3 Page and download PDF without Login.
      • (Improvement) Prevent direct URL browses company with no browse configuration.
      • (Improvement) Search and Filter works with direct URL and gives error without company code.
      • (Improvement) Some direct URL links redirect to Error Page.
      • (Improvement) Contact Form security Testing: Fixed an issue where the browser Hangs when the user enters an invalid Email Id.
      • (Improvement) Bulk shows View Celebratory messages and there are no ecards.
      • Addressed an issue where a console error on the company login screen occurs when the user clicked forgot password.
      • Addressed an issue where the contact form’s email field accepted invalid email id when Contact by Phone is selected.
      • Addressed an issue where a direct link after user login redirects to the gift selection page.

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March 2020

  • GiftingEvents.com:
    • General:
      • (NEW) Added modal dialog to select optionally between multiple source codes.
      • Replaced multiple selection lists with a calendar control to accept a date.
    • Security:
      • (NEW) Added anti-clickjacking protection for older browsers.
      • Moved database credentials to the encrypted credentials datastore.
    • Pick an Award:
      • Minor styling update to the product description box.
      • Minor placement update to the product image.
      • Addressed an issue where changing the award type cleared the new selection after clicking the okay button on the dialog box.
    • Summary Tab:
      • (NEW) Hide the Recipient Type if display_recipient_type attribute is true.
      • Do not display image if the image is unavailable.
      • Display appropriate column headers for retirement awards.
      • (NEW) Hide the billing information when the show_billing_information attribute is false.
    • Email:
      • (NEW) Hide the terms and conditions when not defined.
      • (NEW) Hide the billing information when the show_billing_information attribute is false.
      • (NEW) Hide the receipt type when the display_billing_information attribute is false.

Any questions – please contact your Account Manager

January 2020

  • Recognitionnotes.com:
    • Version 2.2.3.0.2:
      • Notes form:
        • (NEW) Added buttons for users that are part of companies with population data AND special_rules enabled to send notes to non-population email addresses.
      • Notebook:
        • Addressed an issue where under certain circumstances, clicking the unfavorite button could adversely affect note placement.
        • Addressed an issue where the favorite and unfavorite icons printed with the incorrect colors.
      • Emails:
        • Note email:
          • Addressed an issue where the special attribute was incorrectly set for recipients added through sent notes.
      • Admin Page:
        • Dashboard Designer Modal:
          • (NEW) All Members Pie Chart panel.
          • (NEW) Department Card Waterfall Chart panel.
          • (NEW) Department Sentiment Radar Chart panel.
          • (NEW) Non-Plus Members Pie Chart panel.
          • (NEW) Plus Member Pie Chart panel.
          • (NEW) Plus Non-Confirmed Pie Chart panel.
          • Dashboard Designer form:
            • Improved placement of the help icon on each section tile.
            • Improved the way section parameters work.
        • Report Designer Modal:
          • (NEW) All Members Pie Chart panel.
          • (NEW) Department Card Waterfall Chart panel.
          • (NEW) Department Recognition Sentiment panel.
          • (NEW) Department Sentiment Radar Chart panel.
          • (NEW) Non-Plus Members Pie Chart panel.
          • (NEW) Plus Member Pie Chart panel.
          • (NEW) Plus Non-Confirmed Pie Chart panel.
          • Report Designer form:
            • Improved placement of the help icon on each section tile.
            • Improved the way section parameters work.
        • Dashboards and Reports:
          • General:
            • System level section can override default attributes.
            • Waterfall Charts:
              • Addressed an issue where the drop line would not extend to the x axis for tall charts.
            • Pie Charts:
              • Reduced the legend font size to 11 point.
          • (NEW) All Members Pie Chart.
          • Company Sentiment Radar Chart section:
            • Limit company sentiments to those associated with company level cards.
            • Sort by sentiment name for consistent output.
          • (NEW) Department Card Waterfall Chart section.
          • (NEW) Department Sentiment Radar Chart section.
            • Sort by sentiment name for consistent output.
          • (NEW) Non-Plus Members Pie Chart.
          • Plus Confirmed Pie Chart section:
            • Renamed from ‘Confirmed Plus Pie Chart’ for improved consistency.
          • (NEW) Plus Member Pie Chart.
          • (NEW) Plus Non-Confirmed Pie Chart section.
        • Reports:
          • General:
            • (NEW) Key section data appears as part of section title.
            • Updated footer related sections to exclude all unselected sections.
            • Addressed an issue where column sorting was not available until after a page refresh.
          • System Default Report:
            • Disabled HR Invalidated Email Accounts section.
            • Disabled Non-Confirmed Plus Members section.
            • Disabled Special Email Accounts section.
          • Company Departments section:
            • Addressed an issue where the department notes sent does not agree with other report sections.
          • Company Recognition Sentiment section:
            • Limited company sentiments to those associated with company level cards.
          • Department Cards section:
            • Removes self-referencing related sections entry.
            • Added overview section entry.
          • (NEW) Department Recognition Sentiment section
          • Index section:
            • Updated titles for sections that include parameter value.
          • (NEW) Notes Details section – optional
          • Overview section:
            • Reformatted the members group for improved clarity.
            • Reformatted the excluded members group for improved clarity.
            • Updated the Related sections list to include relevant new report sections.
            • (NEW) Notes scheduled count.
          • Top Recipients section:
            • (NEW) Count appears in the section title.
          • Top Senders section:
            • (NEW) Count appears in the section title.
        • Account Settings:
          • Improved the clarity of the tooltip associated with the Account Settings menu.
        • Member Management:
          • HR Invalidated Members:
            • Set the SK field when an email account is removed from HR_invalidated.
          • Addressed an issue where some buttons displayed unlined text on mouseover.
      • Under The Hood:
        • General:
          • Improved the check for emails belonging in a company’s allowed_domains list.
          • Internationalized alert text in registrations.js.
          • Internationalized alert text in notebook.js.
        • Configuration Changes:
          • Replaced the classic autoloader with the preferred Zeitwerk autoloader.
          • Made Active Record use stable #cache_key alongside new #cache_version method.
          • Made ‘form_with’ generate id attributes for any generated HTML tags.
          • Return false instead of self when enqueuing is aborted from a callback.
          • Sent Active Storage analysis and purge jobs to dedicated queues.
          • When assigning to a collection of attachments declared via ‘has_many_attached,’ replace existing attachments instead of appending.
          • Use ActionMailer::MailDeliveryJob for sending parameterized and normal mail.
          • Enabled the same cache key to be reused when the object being cached of type ‘ActiveRecord::Relation’ changes by moving the volatile information of the relation’s cache key into the cache version to support recycling cache key.
      • Security:
        • Use AES-256-GCM authenticated encryption for encrypting messages instead of AES-256-CBC.
        • Added default protection from forgery to ActionController::Base instead of in ApplicationController.
        • Use SHA-1 instead of MD5 to generate non-sensitive digests, such as the ETag header.
        • Don’t force requests from old versions of IE to be UTF-8 encoded.
        • Embedded purpose and expiry metadata inside signed and encrypted cookies for increased security.
        • Changed the return value of ‘ActionDispatch::Response#content_type’ to Content-Type header without modification.
        • Send Note Form:
          • Updated recaptcha to use TurboLinks.
          • Added nonce attribute to JavaScript tag.

Any questions – please contact your Account Manager

December 2019

  • GiftnetOnline.com:
    • Template enhancements.
    • Time-out redirect breaks if user clicks on item detail.
    • International email setup.

Any questions – please contact your Account Manager

October 2019

  • GiftingEvents.com:
    • General:
      • Improved instructions modal font size to improve formatting and readability.
      • Addressed an issue where, at certain screen widths, the instructions modal displayed wider than the screen resolution.
      • Addressed an issue where field validations produced browser console errors when attempting to clear nonexistent error messages.
    • ‘Pick an Award’ partial:
      • Addressed an issue where, at certain screen widths, the product image could become distorted.
      • Addressed an issue where, at certain screen widths, the price, if present, could overwrite its label.
      • Addressed an issue where, at certain screen widths, the product image could obscure the price, if present.
      • Addressed an issue where, at certain screen widths, the product image could obscure the CA Prop 65 link, if present.
      • Addressed an issue where the CA Prop 65 modal would not close.
      • Addressed an issue where the change warning dialog cancel button cleared the previous Team/Individual selection.
    • Under the hood:
      • Updated application to use encrypted credentials.
      • Improved performance.
      • Technology Updates.
  • Recognitionnotes.com:
    • Version 2.2.3.0.2:
      • What’s New page:
        • Updated the details about the new Favorites notebook tab.
      • Join NotesPlus form:
        • Addressed an issue where under certain rare circumstances, the search key value was not set.
        • Addressed an issue where under certain rare circumstances, the domain was saved with the wrong case.
      • Send Note form:
        • All address lookup and manually entered recipient information for companies with population data that use special mode.
      • My Profile:
        • (NEW) Added Favorites count on the ‘Your Account Highlights’ pane.
        • (NEW) Added a pill on the ‘Upcoming Notes’ menu containing the upcoming notes count.
        • (NEW) Added hyperlinks to notebook tabs from non-zero items under ‘Lifetime:’
      • Notebook:
        • (NEW) Added a ‘Favorite’ tab
        • (NEW) Added a favorite toggle (heart icon in the upper right corner) to each note.
        • Improved tooltip text for viewed (green checkmark) icon.
        • Addressed a page layout issue affecting users who are not logged in.
      • Emails:
        • Note email:
          • Improved resiliency when an email contains missing company logo or card art.
          • Addressed an issue where under certain rare circumstances, the timezone is not set for new unknown email addresses.
      • Admin Page:
        • Dashboards and Reports:
          • Sentiment Radar Chart section.
            • Renamed to ‘Company Sentiment Radar Chart’
          • Card Waterfall Chart section.
            • Renamed to ‘Company Card Waterfall Chart’
        • Reports:
          • Company Cards section:
            • (NEW) Added table footer with the total for the notes column.
          • Department Cards section:
            • (NEW) Added ‘No Assigned Department’ as the last row with people and notes counts.
            • (NEW) Added table footer with the total for the notes column.
            • Removed the legend. (no longer necessary with the ‘No Assigned Department’ row.)
            • Addressed an issue where ‘shared with’ indicated ‘Others’ rather than ‘None.’
          • Company Departments section:
            • (NEW) Department Cards Sent column.
            • (NEW) Total Cards Sent column.
            • (NEW) Legend added to the footer.
            • Updated Employee Count format.
            • Updated Cards count format.
            • Updated Total format.
          • Unsubscribed Email Accounts section:
            • Updated report to sort by email address.
            • Updated Total format.
          • Blocked Email Accounts section:
            • Updated report to sort by email address.
            • Updated Total format.
          • Disabled Email Accounts section:
            • Updated report to sort by email address.
            • Updated Total format.
          • HR Invalidated Email Accounts section:
            • Updated report to sort by email address.
            • Updated Total format.
          • Non-Confirmed Plus Members section:
            • Updated Total format.
            • Significant performance improvements.
          • Top Senders section:
            • (NEW) Count of notes sent by top senders.
            • Performance improvements.
          • Top Recipients section:
            • (NEW) Count of notes received by top recipients.
            • Performance improvements.
          • Note Open Rate section:
            • Fixed an issue where division by zero displays ‘NaN.’ Replaced with zero.
          • Special Email Accounts section:
            • Updated Total format.
          • HR Administrators section:
            • Updated Total format.
            • Set the initial sort order by email address.
          • Recognition Sentiment section:
            • Renamed as ‘Company Recognition Sentiment’ section.
        • Account Settings:
          • Advanced Settings:
            • Improved the way missing logos are updated.
            • Addressed an issue where ‘Delete FAQ Page Marquee’ failed.
            • Addressed an issue where ‘Delete Home Page Marquee’ failed.
          • (NEW) Department index page, show, and edit forms.
        • Employee Management:
          • Employee Management
            • Removed a stray </div> tag.
        • Employee Management:
          • Import:
            • Set employee’s special attribute to false when the employee is included in the population spreadsheet.
      • Under The Hood:
        • Added checks to prevent emailing scheduled notes for opted_out, disabled, blocked, and hr_invalidated senders or recipients.
        • Addressed a typographical error with a message about the sender’s email address being hr_invalidated.
        • (NEW) Person can have an ‘include with department.’ If present, it is treated as their assigned department.
        • Migrated application-specific keys to encrypted credentials.

Any questions – please contact your Account Manager

August 2019

  • GiftnetOnline.com:
    • Security improvement:
      • Updated Sophos UTM from Version 9.603-1 to 9.605-1.
  • Recognitionnotes.com:
    • Version 2.2.3.0.2:
      • General:
        • Updated the company information in the terms and conditions text.
        • Updated the application favicon.
      • Join NotesPlus form:
        • (NEW) Allow email added with population data to receive validation email rather than a flash message.
      • My Profile:
        • (NEW) Display ‘Scheduled’ section when the company account has allow_events enabled.
        • Improved the vertical spacing of ‘Your Account Highlights’ section.
        • Removed label redundancies.
        • Removed date of birth year from the form.
        • Addressed an issue where the wrong date field was displayed when showing a scheduled note.
      • Notes Form:
        • Improved the first name lookup performance significantly for population data.
        • Addressed an issue where the submit button validation executed multiple times.
        • Addressed an issue where replying to a note while not logged in failed to validate.
        • Addressed an issue where validation of the recipient email address failed when the user logged in mid-form after previously entering a blocked, disabled, or hr_invalidated email address.
      • Notebook:
        • Increased the vertical height of the note message area.
        • Reduced the note footer height and improved footer item placement.
        • Updated the page where moving the mouse over the sort icons changes the cursor icon.
        • Addressed an issue where repeated clicks of any sort button caused images and messages to alternate positions.
        • Addressed an issue where the first click on the ‘sort by date’ switch had no effect.
        • Addressed an issue where after archiving or unarchiving, items on sent and received tabs could be incorrectly sorted.
        • Addressed an issue where the animation was not executed when archiving or unarchiving a note.
        • Addressed an issue where the viewed indicator (green checkmark) for sent notes was not properly displayed when archiving or unarchiving a note.
        • Addressed an issue where the responding_to indicator (blue chain links) for received and sent notes was not properly displayed when archiving or unarchiving a note.
      • Emails:
        • Note Email:
          • Addressed a cosmetic issue when the email is viewed using Outlook 16 (Window 7, Windows 10, Windows 10 – 120dpi).
        • Upcoming Notes Email:
          • Addressed a cosmetic issue when the email is viewed using Outlook 16 (Window 7, Windows 10, Windows 10 – 120dpi).
        • Goal Met Email:
          • Addressed a cosmetic issue when the email is viewed using Outlook 16 (Window 7, Windows 10, Windows 10 – 120dpi).
        • Goal Short Email:
          • Addressed a cosmetic issue when the email is viewed using Outlook 16 (Window 7, Windows 10, Windows 10 – 120dpi).
        • HR Weekly Digest:
          • (NEW) Added Scheduled Emails table grouped by company.
          • Restructured the Email Activity table grouped by company.
      • Disclosure form:
        • Improved form placement.
      • Admin Page:
        • Menu:
          • Dashboard submenu:
            • (NEW) Added all hr_admin user’s dashboards.
            • (NEW) Added a menu item highlight to the displayed dashboard.
            • (NEW) Added a horizontal separator between the dashboards and dashboard designer.
          • Report submenu:
            • (NEW) Added all hr_admin user’s reports.
            • (NEW) Added a menu item highlight to the displayed report.
            • (NEW) Added a horizontal separator between the reports and report designer.
        • Dashboard Designer Modal:
          • Updated the default dashboard button (flag icon) behavior also to toggle.
          • Updated the default dashboard button tooltip.
        • Report Designer Modal:
          • Updated the default report button (flag icon) behavior also to toggle.
          • Updated the default report button tooltip.
          • Addressed an issue where attempting to show a non-default report failed.
          • Addressed an issue where the default icon tooltip did not display properly.
        • Dashboards:
          • Performance improvements.
        • Reports:
          • Overview section.
            • Updated people count to exclude hr_invalidated people.
          • Company Card Details section:
            • Updated the initial sort order to card order, ascending, and start date, descending.
            • Improved column sizing.
          • Department Card Details section:
            • Updated the initial sort order to card order, ascending, and start date, descending.
            • Improved column sizing.
          • Card Waterfall Section:
            • Addressed an issue where card counts were artificially high.
          • Allowed Only Domains Section:
            • Updated initial sort order to the Name column.
          • Blocked Domains Section:
            • Updated initial sort order to the Name column.
          • Top Senders:
            • Removed email addresses that are hr_invalidated, blocked, disabled, or opted out.
          • Top Recipients:
            • Removed email addresses that are hr_invalidated, blocked, disabled, or opted out.
          • Recognition Sentiment section:
            • Added details to the legend in the footer.
            • Added Cards column to mobile view.
            • Updated the sort order of card names field in the cards column. Active primary, display name secondary.
            • Minor formatting tweaks to the column spacing.
          • Addressed an issue where under certain circumstances user-initiated column sorting occurred multiple times per click.
          • Performance improvements.
        • Account Settings:
          • Permissions:
            • (NEW) Allow HR Super Admin to bulk send confirmation emails. (The default is checked.)
        • Employee Management:
          • (NEW) Import Results Email – provides fine-grain details about an import to the HR_SUPER_ADMINs.
          • Employee Management:
            • Significantly faster form rendering.
          • Send Confirmation Emails form:
            • (NEW) Hide the ‘Send Confirmation Emails’ menu item when ‘Allow HR Super Admin to bulk send confirmation emails’ is unchecked.
            • Disabled the Submit button when the list is empty or no items are selected.
            • Significantly faster form rendering.
        • Member Management:
          • Removed date of birth year from show and edit forms.
          • Removed mail_to hyperlink from all forms.
        • Employee Management:
          • Import:
            • Improved performance.
      • Under The Hood:
        • Improved encryption on blind index fields.
        • Improved flash messaging.
        • Significant database query performance improvements.Any questions – please contact your Account Manager

Any questions – please contact your Account Manager

June 2019

  • GiftnetOnline.com:
    • Security improvement:
      • Updated Sophos UTM from Version 9.510-5 to 9.603-1.

Any questions – please contact your Account Manager

April 2019

  • GiftnetOnline.com:
    • Security improvements:
      • Added HTTP Strict-Transport-Security response header instructing browsers to only be accessed using HTTPS.
      • Added the X-Content-Type-Options response HTTP header to prevent the MIME types advertised in the Content-Type headers from being changed.
      • Migrated to Content Security Policy to help guard against cross-site scripting attacks.
      • Added the X-Frame-Options HTTP response header to avoid clickjacking attacks, by ensuring that iframe content is not embedded into other sites.
      • Added additional clickjacking prevention to support older browsers.
      • Confirmed all cookies are secure and Http-Only in code.
      • Improved CSRF protections.
  • Recognitionnotes.com:
    • Version 2.2.3.0.1:
      • General:
        • (NEW) Recognition Notes is SAML capable.
      • Devise Pages:
        • General:
          • Addressed an issue where using the links at the bottom of the form could take you to a page with an incorrect header logo.
        • Reset Password:
          • Addressed an issue where under certain conditions an incorrect header logo was displayed.
      • Home Page:
        • Addressed an issue where the card title, if present, printed in black rather than the screen colors.
        • Addressed an issue where card titles were misplaced on very small mobile devices.
      • Note Form:
        • Addressed an issue where the recipient’s email domain was not confirmed against the company’s allowed_domains or blocked_domains lists.
        • Addressed an issue where the sender’s email domain was not confirmed against the company’s allowed_domains or blocked_domains lists.
      • What’s new page:
        • Improved the annotations on the notebook_detail image.
        • Clarified the meaning of a footnote.
      • Admin Page:
        • Dashboards/Reports:
          • Significant performance improvements.
          • Pie Charts:
            • Improved text placement within arcs.
            • Added thousands separator.
          • Card Waterfall Charts:
            • Added thousands separator.
        • Dashboard Designer/Report Designer:
          • (NEW) Show report sections based on company account settings.
        • Reports:
          • Non-Confirmed Members section:
            • Addressed a cosmetic issue where the total line appeared incomplete.
            • Significant performance improvement.
          • Allowed Only Email Domains section:
            • (NEW) Added a total line to the table footer.
          • Blocked Email Domains section:
            • (NEW) Added a total line to the table footer.
          • Unsubscribed Email Accounts section:
            • (NEW) Added a total line to the table footer.
          • Blocked Emails Accounts section:
            • (NEW) Added a total line to the table footer.
          • Disabled Email Accounts section:
            • (NEW) Added a total line to the table footer.
          • HR Invalidated Email Accounts section:
            • (NEW) Added a total line to the table footer.
          • HR Administrators section:
            • (NEW) Added a total line to the table footer.
          • Special Email Accounts section:
            • (NEW) Added a total line to the table footer.
            • (NEW) Show Special section when company’s use_special is set.
          • Recognition Sentiment section:
            • (NEW) Display disabled cards in red.
            • (NEW) Added a legend to the table footer.
          • (NEW) Unknown People section.
          • (NEW) Show Department Cards section when the company has departments.
          • (NEW) Show Company Departments section when the company has departments.
        • Account Setting:
          • Advanced:
            • Improved render efficiency.
        • Employee Management:
          • Import Employee Spreadsheet:
            • Improved import performance

Any questions – please contact your Account Manager

March 2019

  • Recognitionnotes.com:
    • Version 2.2.3:
      • General:
        • New art:
          • Happy Birthday – cupcake with a single lit candle.
          • Get Well – teddy bear with a bandage.
          • Congrats! – Horn and confetti.
        • Updated art:
          • Rescaled all 300X389 cards to 4 times original size and generated all intermediate sizes.
          • Rescaled all 900X500 cards to 4 times original size and generated all intermediate sizes.
        • Accessibility improvements
        • Improved favicons.
        • Improved look and placement of table column sorting icons.
        • Discontinued support for Google G+ social media.
      • (NEW) Events
      • (NEW) Person profile page:
        • Added page to manage events.
          • Added a link to view scheduled recognition notes.
          • Added a link to update scheduled recognition notes.
          • Added a link to delete scheduled recognition notes.
        • (NEW) Recognition reminders and goals:
          • Added, “Remind me about upcoming scheduled recognition.”
          • Added “My weekly Recognition Notes goal.”
      • Notebook:
        • Added a recipient reply link to received notes.
        • Improved the way note messages display.
        • Improved email tracking for email clients when the user clicks the back-at-you button (if the email view was not previously recorded).
        • Addressed an issue on the sent tab where the sender’s email address is displayed rather than the recipient’s email address.
        • Added a responding to indicator showing note is a reply to another note. (Both sender and recipient)
        • Added a link to the responding to indicator that shows the note responded to.
        • Added tooltips to the icons.
      • Note Page:
        • Improved the validation messaging for the recipient email field.
        • Add checkbox to CC manager (available for pop data and employee with the identifiable manager)
        • Add feature to set a future note delivery date.
        • Log in while mid-entry without losing your note.
        • Addressed an issue where on certain browsers duplicate editor controls display.
        • Addressed an issue where certain browsers did not disable autocomplete.
        • Addressed an issue where under certain conditions an email address with an unknown domain would be blocked for the default company.
      • Log In, Join Notes Plus, Forgot/Change Password, Resent Confirmation Instructions
        • Internationalized text.
        • Links:
          • Centered links at bottom of forms.
          • Simplified text.
        • Resend confirmation email form:
          • Added field validation.
        • Change password form:
          • Added field validations.
        • Join Notes Plus form:
          • Removed redundant link to ‘Join Notes Plus’.
          • Addressed an issue causing the fields jump after the ‘next’ button is pressed.
          • Improved form layout.
          • Improve email check.
      • Mailers:
        • Weekly Digest Email:
          • Addressed an issue where under certain conditions the card title text color was not properly rendered.
          • Addressed an issue where under certain conditions an incorrect label was displayed.
        • (NEW) Goal Emails:
          • (NEW) Goal Met Emails
          • (NEW) Time Running Out Email
        • (NEW) Hr_admin_digest_report email:
        • (NEW) Member_goal_reminder email
        • (NEW) Upcoming_event email
      • For HR Administrators:
        • Profile:
          • Menu/Navigation pane:
            • Removed excessive white space above and below menus.
            • Addressed an issue preventing Member Management >> Blocked Members from becoming highlighted.
            • Added tooltips to menu icons buttons.
        • Dashboards:
          • Add links to related hr_admin forms for HR_SUPER_ADMIN only.
          • Improved no data message.
          • Performance improvements.
          • Charts:
            • Card Waterfall Chart Section:
              • Addressed an issue where excessive blank space displayed below the image.
              • Addressed an issue where horizontal rows could become crowded.
        • Reports:
          • Add links to related hr_admin forms for HR_SUPER_ADMIN only.
          • Related sections sorted alphabetically.
          • (NEW) Department section. (Useful for population data only!)
          • Improved no data message.
          • Overview Section:
            • Added ‘Departments’ to the General group.
            • Added ‘Active Department Cards’ to the Cards group.
            • Added ‘Inactive Department Cards’ to the Cards group.
            • Updated ‘Total Cards’ to include Active and Inactive Department Cards.
          • Cards Section:
            • Renamed to ‘Company Cards’
          • Cards Detail:
            • Addressed an issue where the ‘Show Name’ and ‘Active’ columns would not sort.
            • Renamed to ‘Company Card Details’
          • (NEW) Department Card Section.
          • Card Waterfall Chart Section:
            • Addressed an issue where excessive blank space displayed below the image.
            • Addressed an issue where horizontal rows could become crowded.
          • (NEW) Special Members
          • Non-Confirmed Plus Members:
            • Added total count in section footer.
      • For HR Super Adminstrators:
        • Members:
          • (NEW) Subscribed previously unsubscribed members
          • (NEW) Subscribed previously unsubscribed non-members
          • (NEW) Unsubscribe Members
          • (NEW) Unsubscribe Non-Members
        • (NEW) Employees:
          • (NEW) Employees Form
          • (NEW) Import Employees Form
          • (NEW) Migrate email addresses
          • (NEW) Manage Employees Form
        • Performance Improvements.
      • Security:
        • General:
          • Added fallback javascript to remove X-Frame scripting vulnerability for older browsers.
        • Recognition Note Email:
          • Restricted messages to prevent malicious javascript injections.
        • Weekly Member Digest Email:
          • Restricted messages to prevent malicious javascript injections.

Any questions – please contact your Account Manager

January 2019

  • GiftingEvents.com:
    • Changes:
      • Updated CA Proposition 65 product data.
      • Disabled autocomplete (browser dependent feature) for all fields on C partial.
      • Added required indicator and validation to the D partial for city, state, and zip code fields.
    • Performance Improvements:
      • 1.7X performance improvement.

Any questions – please contact your Account Manager

September 2018

  • GiftingEvents.com:
    • (NEW) Support for CA Proposition 65 warnings.
    • Improved accessibility.
    • HTML improvements.
    • Performance and stability improvements.

Any questions – please contact your Account Manager

August 2018

  • GiftingEvents.com:
    • General:
      • Improved HTML styling.
      • Updated technology.
      • Removed unnecessary libraries.
      • Improved application performance and stability.
    • Forms:
      • Refactored coding to improve rendering performance.
      • Set the focus on the first entry field of each form page.
      • Addressed an issue where, under certain conditions, the zip code label did not display on the ‘Billing Information’ page.
    • Web services:
      • Added ship_to.
      • Added bill_to.
      • Remove blank entries returned from billing_unit as a safeguard.

Any questions – please contact your Account Manager

June 2018

  • GiftingEvents.com:
    • Updated numerous library.
    • Performance and stability improvements.
    • Added support for Portable Network Graphics (PNG) formatted product image files.
    • Added support for JPEG formatted logo image files.
    • Accessibility improvement:
      • Default home page:
        • Improved link contrast
        • Corrected header level
      • Order form:
        • Changed logo alternate text to the company name.
        • Added product name as alternate text to product image on the summary page.

Any questions – please contact your Account Manager

May 2018

  • GiftingEvents.com:
    • Language and numerous library updates.
    • Compressed stylesheets for better performance,
    • Removed support for older, unsupported browsers,
    • Numerous small fixes and performance improvements,
  • GiftnetOnline.com:
    • Addressed an issue where under certain circumstances Giftnettrack produced an invalid link.

Any questions – please contact your Account Manager

April 2018

  • General:
    • Universal Threat Monitor (UTM) was updated to version 9.509-3
  • Recognitionnotes.com:
    • Version 2.2.2.1:
      • Addressed an issue where under certain conditions, an unknown domain was treated as if it were a blocked domain.
      • Addressed an issue in the Notebook on the sent tab where the sender’s email address was displayed rather than the recipient’s email address.
      • Numerous small improvements to dashboard and report tooltip text.
    • Version 2.2.2:
      • General:
        • Improved consistency of page elements
        • Improved application performance and stability
      • Page Header:
        • Addressed an issue where, under certain conditions the logo becomes partially obscured by the page content.
      • Page Footer:
        • Display the support email label and link if the support_email attribute is present.
        • Display the support phone label and link if the support_phone attribute is present.
        • Addressed an issue where, under certain conditions the footer does not extend to the edges on tablets.
      • Note Page:
        • Addressed an issue where notes containing html tags could shift the note message under the viewport requiring the member to scroll.
        • Addressed an issue where tooltips would not center of plus member logo.
      • Registration:
        • Updated to prevent unapproved emails domains registration based on the company’s allowed only and blocked domain lists.
        • Addressed an issue when an already registered email address attempts to re-register, the member is taken to the default company regardless of the company to which the email address is registered.
        • Addressed an issue where the required indicators on labels did not display until page reload.
      • Confirmations:
        • Addressed an issue where the required indicators on labels did not display until page reload.
      • Sessions:
        • Addressed an issue where the required indicators on labels did not display until page reload.
      • HR_ADMIN:
        • General
          • (NEW) ‘are you sure?’ dialog for dirty cancels.
        • Profile
          • Production Switch:
            • (NEW) Warning dialog when subdomain_locked is false about going into production locks the subdomain.
          • Dashboard/Report Designer Form:
            • (NEW) Help icon on the right side of each tile with informational tooltip.
            • (NEW) Index section sticky (not moveable) at top of tiles.
            • Improved navigation.
          • Dashboards and Dashboards:
            • General:
              • (NEW) “how to read” button that provides how to use the section. Only displayed when details are available.
              • Addressed an issue where clicking the section top button sometimes positions the section under the navigation bar.
              • Improved printing.
            • Report Section Footers:
              • (NEW) Section footers including a list of generated related sections with bookmark links.
            • Links to Sections section:
              • Updated list of sections to be sorted alphabetically.
              • Improved section names.
            • Overview Section:
              • (NEW) cards group
            • (NEW) Notes Reply Depth Section
            • (NEW) Non-Confirmed Member Section
            • Membership Chart:
              • (NEW) Confirmed and non-confirmed plus members counts.
            • Card Waterfall Chart:
              • Corrected an axis labelling issue.
          • (NEW) Member Management (for HR_SUPER_ADMINS):
            • (NEW) Members
            • (NEW) Non-confirmed Members
            • (NEW) Disabled Members
            • (NEW) Blocked Members
            • (NEW) Non-Members
            • (NEW) Disabled Non-Members
            • (NEW) Blocked Non-Members
          • (NEW) Account Settings (for HR_SUPER_ADMINS):
            • (NEW) Basic Form
            • (NEW) Advanced Form
            • (NEW) Permissions Form
            • (NEW) Email Setup Form
            • (NEW) HR Admin Roles Form

Any questions – please contact your Account Manager

February 2018

  • RecognitionNotes.com version 2.2.1:
    • General:
      • Improved consistency of page elements
      • Improved performance and stability
    • Email:
      • (NEW) Customizable the subject line
      • (NEW) Customizable button text
      • (NEW) Optional framing around note body.
    • Person Digest Mailer:
      • Addressed an issue where ‘small value’ footer color codes were misrepresented.
      • Updated the title tag to use the message subject field’s content.
    • HR_ADMIN:
      • Reports:
        • Cards section:
          • (NEW) Card Details subsection (included with the Cards Section):
          • (NEW) Note Open Rate section:
      • (NEW) Email Option Form
      • Dashboard/Report Designer modal:
        • (NEW) Sort by Name.
        • (NEW) Sort by Comment sorting.
    • Notebook:
      • (NEW) When a person shows a note to which they are the recipient, the note’s viewed_at date is set unless it has already been set.
    • Show Note page:
      • Updated the page to only show the framed note (company logo, note title, if present, card, and note text).
      • Removed disclaimer text.

Any questions – please contact your Account Manager

January 2018

  • General:
    • Security patches addressing MELTDOWN and SPECTRA CPU vulnerabilities.
  • GiftnetOnline.com:
    • Corrected Track Your Order issue
    • Corrected Ecard Text Word Wrap issue
    • Added white border at the bottom when video plays
  • Recognition Wall Editor:
    • Corrected issue with browsing and uploading video
    • Corrected caching issue for non-milestone users – custom image upload
    • Create sample MN email with PDF certificate as attachment
    • Added redo capability to Responsive 3 layout
  • Recognitionnotes.com:
    • Version 2.2.1.1:
      • Improved HTML standards compliance
      • Email improvements
      • Dashboard and Report Designer improvements
      • Dashboard and Report improvements:
        • (NEW) ‘no data available’ message when no data is available to graph.
        • Improved table sorting.
      • General performance and stability improvements.
      • Numerous minor improvements and bug fixes.
    • Version 2.2.1:
      • Updated all marquees.
      • Improved printing.
      • Improved page styling.
      • Dropped support for Microsoft IE8 and older browsers.
      • General performance and stability improvements.
      • General:
        • Updated the “What’s New” page to agree with UI changes.
      • Confirmations:
        • Updated to only send confirmation emails to plus members who are not blocked or disabled, and who have not previously confirmed their email address.
        • Improved placement of secondary links.
      • Sessions: (login page):
        • Updated ‘remember me’ to remember the plus member for up to 2 weeks.
        • Prevented validation error message from appearing when clicking a link.
        • Improved placement of secondary links.
      • Passwords: (change password page):
        • Prevented validation error message from appearing when clicking a link.
      • Registrations:
        • Improved validation messaging.
        • Improved placement of secondary links.
        • Prevented validation error message from appearing when clicking a link.
      • Notebook:
        • Improved printing.
        • Updated Notebook sort controls tooltips to look and act like tooltips in the header.
      • HR_ADMIN/Profile:
        • Dashboard/Report Template form:
          • Added validation for required Name field.
          • Added validations for required numeric fields (Report Template only).
          • Updated styling of the section tiles.
          • Updated the cursor to indicate move when hovering over containing panel text.
          • Updated the menu selector to keep working menu open.
        • Dashboard/Report:
          • Updated the menu selector to keep working menu open.
          • Corrected sorting controls disappearing from table headers when the page is refreshed.
          • (NEW) Visual indicator for long running operations.
          • Updated styling:
            • Added colored accent line above title.
            • Added shadow around reports.
          • (NEW) Sections can optionally be only printable.
          • (NEW) Sections can optionally be only displayable on the screen.
          • (NEW) link on the right header of each section to go to the page top.
          • Improved printing.
          • Improved performance of complex queries.
        • Report:
          • (NEW) index section with links to all generated sections.
          • Card Section:
            • (NEW) column for related sentiments.
          • Sentiment Section:
            • (NEW) column for related cards.
          • Overview Section:
            • Vertically centered titles that span multiple lines.
            • Centered ‘Value’ over column.
            • Address and issue causing note count to disagree with Company Domains section notes total.
          • Company Domains Section:
            • Improved number formatting by adding commas.
            • Updated footer text to bold
          • Donut/Pie Chart Section:
            • Corrected tooltip and arc highlight from disappearing when the mouse passes over the arc number.
            • Updated cursor to remain default when the mouse passes over the arc number.
            • Updated cursor to remain default when the mouse passes over the legend text.
          • Card Waterfall Chart Section:
            • (NEW) Added axis titles.
            • Updated the tooltip text to number of cards sent.
            • Updated the cursor to remain default when passing over axis, text, and label text.
          • Radar Chart Section:
            • Updated the cursor to remain default when passing over axis and label text.
          • Charts (general):
            • Updated to be responsive.
            • Centered charts vertically and horizontally in section.
          • Employee:
            • Corrected sorting controls disappearing from table headers when the page is refreshed.

Any questions – please contact your Account Manager

December 2017

  • General:
    • Universal Threat Monitor (UTM) upgraded to version 9.506-2
  • GiftnetOnline.com:
    • GiftnetOnline.com Responsive 3 UI/UX updates
    • SF 117983 – NV Energy Bulk
  • Recognition Wall:
    • Recognition Wall Editor Responsive 3 UI/UX updates
  • Recognitionnotes.com:
    • Version 2.2.0.1:
      • Addressed an issue when registering new email addresses confirmation emails were not sent.
      • Addressed an issue where weekly digest email links contained malformed parameters.
    • Version 2.2.0:
      • Language and library updates
      • (NEW) Support for HTTP/2 protocol
      • Improved art quality:
        • (NEW) Background image
        • (NEW) Marque art
      • HTML styling improvements
        • (NEW) tooltips available for each card
      • (NEW) Admin Link
        • (NEW) Dashboards
        • (NEW) Reports
        • (NEW) Account setup
      • (NEW) FAQ Link
      • Emails:
        • Improved formatting.
        • (NEW) CAN-SPAM disclosure.
      • Personal Digest Email:
        • Fixed an issue with the link to user preferences
      • Plus Member improvements:
        • (NEW) member can set their time zone.
        • Improved field validations.
        • Notebook improvements:
          • (NEW) Sort notes by date
          • (NEW) Sort notes by domain/email
          • (NEW) Recipient viewed note indicator
        • Updated What’s New page
        • Numerous bug fixes

Any questions – please contact your Account Manager

November 2017

  • General:
    • Universal Threat Monitor (UTM) upgraded to version 9.505-4
  • GiftnetOnline.com:
    • Responsive 3 layout updates
  • Recognition Wall:
    • Recognition Wall Editor Responsive 3 updates
  • MCFAPPS:
    • SF 116277 – ESR Enhancement Request – Personalized PDF
    • SF 116720 – Please create sample MN email with PDF certificate as attachment

Any questions – please contact your Account Manager

October 2017

  • General
    • Branding changes:
      • Copyright owner updated
      • Company name changed
      • Company logo changed
      • Links to marketing website updated
      • Disclosures updated
    • GiftingEvents.com:
      • Library updates.
      • Minor user interface improvements.
      • General performance and stability improvements.
      • (NEW) Default home page with details on how to gain access to giftingevents.com.
      • Page header:
        • Improved company logo placement.
        • Progress bar:
          • Corrected an issue where text was cut off at certain screen widths.
          • (NEW) Progress bar text added to the screen for clarity on mobile devices.
        • Page footer:
          • Phone numbers can be clicked and will dial phone number on telephony enabled devices.
        • Corrected issue where the ‘continue’ button shifts left when product image is displayed.
        • Added email address format validation.
        • Conditionally remove country field from address for companies only using the service in the United States.
        • Conditionally remove second and third blank address lines when left blank.
        • Corrected an issue where, under certain conditions, the enter/return key behaved erratically.
        • Emails:
          • Improved the formatting of entered phone numbers.
          • Conditionally removed second and third blank address lines when left blank.
          • Conditionally removed country field from address for companies only using the service in the United States.

Any questions – please contact your Account Manager

September 2017

  • GiftnetOnline.com:
    • GOL R2+ Version 1.1.1
    • Performance and Stability updates
    • Corrected issue affecting colors on custom UI elements

Any questions – please contact your Account Manager

August 2017

  • General:
    • Universal Threat Monitor (UTM) upgraded to version 9.502-4
  • GiftnetOnline.com
    • GOL R2+ Version 1.1
    • Activated UPS address validation with suggested address corrections.

Any questions – please contact your Account Manager