troubleshooting Question

Finding a way to track click throughs without losing http_referer

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At my travel site (see the <a href> for many of the listings go to logit.cfm.  (e.g. includes/logit.cfm?id=113&type=1&site=

However, logit.cfm uses cflocation (in a cfc) which strips the http_referer value.  This in turn does not allow the analytics program at the destination website to register the value.  

What I'm looking for is a new way to register the click through as is done currently but also redirect the click through in a way that lets the receiving website see it.

The version of ColdFusion is 7.0 MX

From an SEO perspective, the cflocation code is not letting the other website see the click through.  We want that, but we want the stats in our database.

One theory that I've heard is that we should be able to do this with javascript so that when an on click event occurs, the INSERT could be run without interfering with the http_referer.
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