LAST UPDATED: June 3, 2022


This policy applies to all employees, contractors, and vendors while doing business with Watt, Inc. d/b/a Northstar and others who have access to European Union (EU) and the European Economic Area (EEA) data subject information (“personal data”) in connection with Northstar’s operating activities.


Northstar believes in transparency about collection and use of data. This policy provides information about how and when Northstar uses cookies for these purposes. Capitalized terms used in this policy but not defined have the meaning set forth in our Privacy Policy, which also includes additional details about the collection and use of information at Northstar.

What is a cookie?

Cookies are small text files sent by us to your computer or mobile device, which enable Northstar features and functionality, like for example, allowing Northstar to recognize whether you have visited our website before and storing user preferences and other information. They are unique to your account or your browser. Session-based cookies last only while your browser is open and are automatically deleted when you close your browser. Persistent cookies last until you or your browser delete them or until they expire.

Does Northstar use cookies?

Yes. Northstar uses cookies and similar technologies like single-pixel gifs and web beacons. Northstar uses both session-based and persistent cookies. Northstar sets and accesses cookies on the domains operated by Northstar and its corporate affiliates (collectively, the “Sites”). In addition, Northstar uses third party cookies, such as Google Analytics.

What type of cookies does Northstar use?

Northstar uses several types of cookies:

Types of cookies used:

We use cookies for the following purposes:

Please visit our Cookie Table below to learn more about the specific cookies Northstar uses and for information on how to control and delete those cookies.

What can you do if you don't want cookies to be set or want them to be removed?

If you do not want us to place a cookie on your device, you may turn that feature off by changing your browser’s cookie settings. In order to do so, you can consult your browser’s documentation for information on how to do this and how to delete persistent cookies. You can usually find these settings in the “options” or “preferences” menu of your browser. Please note that if you decide not to accept cookies from us, certain aspects of the Website or App may not function properly or as intended.

Does Northstar respond to Do Not Track Signals?

The Sites and Services do not collect personal information about your online activities over time and across third-party websites or online services. Therefore, “do not track” signals transmitted from web browsers do not apply to the sites or services, and Northstar does not alter any data collection and use practices upon receipt of such a signal.

Appendix A: Cookie Table

Northstar does its best to keep this table updated, but please note that the number and names of cookies, pixels, and other technologies may change from time to time.

Strictly Necessary Cookies

Cookie Subgroup Cookies Cookies Used _csrf_token, _save_session, is_logged_in First party __hssc, __hssrc, __hstc, hubspotutk First party

Performance Cookies

To view an overview of the privacy of your Google Analytics cookies please go here: You may install a Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on by going here:

Cookie Subgroup Cookies Cookies Used _ga, _gat, _gid, mp_05931b2936654e5f965ae6d31d3fdad4_mixpanel First party

Third Party Website Cookies

We currently do not use any third-party cookies.

How To Control and Delete Cookies

Using Your Browser

Many of the cookies used on our website and through emails can be enabled or disabled through our consent tool or by disabling the cookies through your browser. To disable cookies through your browser, follow the instructions usually located within the “Help,” “Tools” or “Edit” menus in your browser. Please note that disabling a cookie or category of cookies does not delete the cookie from your browser unless manually completed through your browser function.

Cookies Set in the Past

Collection of your data from our analytics cookies can be deleted. If cookies are deleted, the information collected prior to the preference change may still be used. However, we will stop using the disabled cookie to collect any further information from your user experience. For our marketing cookie, when a user opts out of tracking, a new cookie is placed to prevent users from being tracked.