Cookies Policy

We use cookies and/or similar technologies to analyze customer behavior, administer the website, track users’ movements, and to collect information about users. This is done in order to personalize and enhance your experience with us.

A cookie is a tiny text file stored on your computer. Cookies store information that is used to help make sites work. Only we can access the cookies created by our website. You can control your cookies at the browser level. Choosing to disable cookies may hinder your use of certain functions.

We use cookies for the following purposes:

Necessary cookies – these cookies are required for you to be able to use some important features on our website, such as logging in. These cookies don’t collect any personal information.
__cfduidused to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis. For example, if the visitor is in a coffee shop where there are a bunch of infected machines, but the specific visitor’s machine is trusted (e.g. because they’ve completed a challenge within your Challenge Passage period), the cookie allows us to identify that client and not challenge them again. It does not correspond to any user ID in your web application and does not store any personally identifiable information.48 hours
Functionality cookies – these cookies provide functionality that makes using our service more convenient and makes providing more personalized features possible. For example, they might remember your name and e-mail in comment forms so you don’t have to re-enter this information next time when commenting.

Commentators If you comment on an article on this website, WordPress uses the following cookies:

comment_author_{HASH},comment_author_email_{HASH}, comment_author_url_{HASH}Your name, email address and website address.2 years from set/update
jetpack_comments_subscribe_{HASH},jetpack_blog_subscribe_{HASH}Remembers the state of the post and comment subscription checkboxes.2 years from set/update
Analytics cookies – these cookies are used to track the use and performance of our website and services

Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”), to help us understand how our websites are used. Information about your use of our website, including your IP address, may be transmitted to Google and stored on their servers. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

_gaTo distinguish users.2 years from set/update
_gatTo throttle request rate.10 minutes from set/update
_gidUsed to distinguish users.24 hours/update

Cookie Policy Advisory If you visit our site for the first time and have not pressed Accept button a bar appears at the bottom of the page advising you that the site uses cookies and has a link to our cookie policy for more details:

viewed_cookie_policyYou have accepted the cookie policy1 year from set/update.

Newsletter Subscription For displaying the newsletter subscription popup our site uses the following cookies:

hwp-{NUM}_hideIndicates if you have or have not clicked on the Accept button.1 day
hwp-{NUM}_shownIndicates if the cookie privacy bar has been shown to you.1 day
hwp_visit An ID representing your visit.9 months
hwp_newIndicates if you are new to the site.1 day

You can remove cookies stored in your computer via your browser settings. Alternatively, you can control some 3rd party cookies by using a privacy enhancement platform such as or For more information about cookies, visit

We use Google Analytics to measure traffic on our website. Google has their own Privacy Policy which you can review here. If you’d like to opt out of tracking by Google Analytics, visit the Google Analytics opt-out page.

Contact Information

HeadInvest has always governed ourselves by these precepts and we want you to know that we are strongly committed to our relationship with you and the protection of your privacy. If you have any questions or concerns, please call Carl Gercke at (207) 773-5333 or (800) 315-5360.