Cookie Policy

Last updated March 27, 2019


TMAP Solutions LLC doing business as Protocol Writers (“we”, “us” or “our”) may use cookies, web beacons, tracking pixels, and other tracking technologies when visitors/ clients (“you” or “your”) visit our website,, or any other media form, media channel, mobile website, or mobile application related or connected thereto (collectively, the “Site”) to help customize and improve your experience.

We reserve the right to make changes to this Cookie Policy at any time and for any reason. We will alert you about any changes by updating the “Last updated” of this Cookie Policy. Any changes or modifications will be effective immediately upon posting the updated Cookie Policy on the Site, and you waive the right to receive specific notice of each such change or modification.

You are encouraged to periodically review this Cookie Policy to stay informed of any updates. You will be deemed to have been made aware of, will be subject to, and have accepted the changes in any revised Cookie Policy by your continued use of the Site after the date such revised Cookie Policy is posted.


A “cookie” is a string of information which assigns you a unique identifier that we store on your computer. Your browser then provides that unique identifier to use each time you submit a query to the Site. We use cookies on the Site to, among other things, keep track of services you have used, record registration information, record your user preferences, keep you logged into the Site, facilitate purchase procedures, and track the pages you visit. Cookies improve your user experience by helping us understand how you use the Site.


The following types of cookies may be used when you visit the Site:

Functional and Required Cookies

We use some cookies that allow visitors to navigate and use key features on our site. Functional and Required Cookies help these features work:

●        Customer accounts

●        Shopping cart and checkout

●        URL redirects

These cookies are:

Cookie Name Duration Descriotion
ASP.NET_SessionId Session Set by the underlying technology (Microsoft ASP.NET) used to run QualPrime Author.
OSSESSIONID Session Set by the underlying technology (Microsoft ASP.NET) used to run QualPrime Author.
Crumb Session Prevents cross-site request forgery (CSRF). CSRF is an attack vector that tricks a browser into taking unwanted action in an application when someone’s logged in.
RecentRedirect 30 minutes Prevents redirect loops if a site has custom URL redirects. Redirect loops are bad for SEO.
CART 2 weeks Shows when a visitor adds a product to their cart.
hasCart 2 weeks Tells our website that the visitor has a cart.
Locked Session Prevents the password-protected screen from displaying if a visitor enters the correct site-wide password.
SiteUserInfo 3 years Identifies a visitor who logs into a customer account.
SiteUserSecureAuthToken 3 years Authenticates a visitor who logs into a customer account.
Commerce-checkout-state Session Stores state of checkout while the visitor is completing their order in PayPal.
squarespace-popup-overlay Persistent Prevents the Promotional Pop-Up from displaying if a visitor dismisses it.
squarespace-announcement-bar Persistent Prevents the Announcement Bar from displaying if a visitor dismisses it.
Test Session Investigates if the browser supports cookies and prevents errors.
pageLoadedFromBrowserCache Session It ensures that, in pages where a feedback message is displayed, if the users clicks the back button they will not be shown the same feedback messages again.
<QualPrime Author web screen name>:<generated id>: <initial tab> Session Used to keep the pagination state in certain pages.
<User Provider Name> 10 days Used by the Remember Login functionality in QualPrime Author.
<User Provider Name>.sid Session Used in conjunction with the Session Id cookie in order to prevent session fixation vulnerabilities.

Analytics and Performance Cookies

We use Analytics and Performance cookies to collect information about how visitors interact with our site.

The following cookies are used for Analytics and Performance:

Cookie Name Duration Descriotion
ss_cid 2 years Identifies unique visitors and tracks a visitor’s sessions on a site.
ss_cvr 2 years Identifies unique visitors and tracks a visitor’s sessions on a site.
ss_cvisit 30 minutes Identifies unique visitors and tracks a visitor’s sessions on a site.
ss_cvt 30 minutes Identifies unique visitors and tracks a visitor’s sessions on a site.
ss_cpvisit 2 years Identifies unique visitors and tracks a visitor’s sessions on a site.
ss_cookieAllowed 30 days Remembers if a visitor agreed to placing Analytics cookies on their browser if a site is restricting the placement of cookies.
osVisitor never The first time the end-user accesses QualPrime Author (accessing a web page from the QualPrime Author), a unique value is stored in this cookie. No association with actual user identity(ies) is done by QualPrime Author.
osVisit 30 min Each time the end-user accesses a web page from QualPrime Author and this cookie does not exist yet, the cookie is created and set with a unique value, representing that the visitor accessed the site. This cookie is set to expire after 30 minutes, so that if the visitor leaves the web application and then returns 30 minutes later, a new visit session is started. No association with an actual user identity(ies) is done by QualPrime Author.


Most browsers are set to accept cookies by default. However, you can remove or reject cookies in your browser’s settings. Please be aware that such action could affect the availability and functionality of the Site.

For more information on how to control cookies, check your browser or device’s settings for how you can control or reject cookies, or visit the following links:

Apple Safari

Google Chrome

Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Internet Explorer

Mozilla Firefox


Android (Chrome)


Iphone or Ipad (Chrome)

Iphone or Ipad (Safari)

In addition, you may opt-out of some third-party cookies through the Network Advertising Initiative’s Opt-Out Tool.


In addition to cookies, we may use web beacons, pixel tags, and other tracking technologies on the Site to help customize the Site and improve your experience. A “web beacon” or “pixel tag” is a tiny object or image embedded in a web page or email. They are used to track the number of users who have visited particular pages and viewed emails, and acquire other statistical data. They collect only a limited set of data, such as a cookie number, time and date of page or email view, and a description of the page or email on which they reside. Web beacons and pixel tags cannot be declined. However, you can limit their use by controlling the cookies that interact with them. 


For more information about how we use information collected by cookies and other tracking technologies, please refer to our Privacy Policy posted on the Site. This Cookie Policy is part of and is incorporated into our Privacy Policy. By using the Site, you agree to be bound by this Cookie Policy and our Privacy Policy.


If you have questions or comments about this Cookie Policy, please contact us at:

TMAP Solutions LLC

Protocol Writers (DBA)

1743 34th Avenue,

San Francisco, CA

+1 (415) 854 0320