Caterpillar Inc. is committed to providing customers, dealers, and suppliers with the best value products and services in the field and online. We've asked for your personal identity information, so we want you to know how it will be used. By registering with or contacting us through Caterpillar's family of corporate web sites, you agree that any information or comments you provide may be shared between Caterpillar, its affiliated companies and dealers, and used without restriction to process customer orders and improve or market our products and services. We will not sell or rent your information to any third party, and will exercise reasonable efforts to keep the information secure. Caterpillar Inc. recognizes and respects your online privacy.
When you visit our websites we may send you a cookie. A cookie stores a small data file on your computer. This file enables us to recognize you each time you visit us. Cookies help us in many ways, for example, by saving your region and language preference and for purposes of collecting non-personal data.
Caterpillar web security cookies (if the user has a Caterpillar web security ID) are not used to collect personal information on this web site.
The table below explains the cookies that we use on this site and why.
|COOKIE GROUP||COOKIE NAME||PURPOSE||MORE INFORMATION|
|_utmc is a session cookie and is deleted when you close your browser.|
|_utma, _utmb and _utmz are persistent cookies and remain on your computer after you close your browser.|
|_ga, _gid are used to distinguish users.|
|_dc_gtm: used to help identify the visitors by either age, gender, or interests by DoubleClick - Google Tag Manager.|
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|Server||JSESSIONID||This strictly necessary cookie is used by the site’s server computer to manage your browser’s session with this website.||This is a session cookie and is deleted when you close your browser.|
|Server||WCMJSESSIONID||This strictly necessary cookie is used by the site’s server computer to manage your browser’s session with this website.||This is a session cookie and is deleted when you close your browser.|
|These cookies are necessary for the login to this site to work properly. They are used to save information about the account used to log onto this website. They can also save you the time and effort from logging into other related sites when you visit those sites during the same browsing session.||These are session cookies and are deleted when you close your browser.|
|Cat.com country site cookies||localePage||This cookie is used to record which cat.com country site you are visiting. This also enables the site to automatically go to this same country site on your next visit.||This cookie is persistent and remains on your computer after you close your browser.|
|Finance.cat.com country site cookies||catFinGlobal||This cookie is used to record which finance.cat.com country site you are visiting. This also enables the site to automatically go to this same country site on your next visit.||This cookie is persistent and remains on your computer after you close your browser.|
|Search||proxy-2||This cookie is used to record your preferences for displaying search results. This also enables the site to retain your preferences on your next visit.||This cookie is persistent and remains on your computer after you close your browser.|
|Dealer Locator||proxy-11||This cookie is used to record your choice of dealership. This also enables the site to retain your choice upon your next visit.||This cookie is persistent and remains on your computer after you close your browser.|
|Content Management||wcmpreferencesdev||This cookie is set by our content management system and is only actually used for a small number of users. We are working to remove this cookie from the website.||This cookie is persistent and remains on your computer after you close your browser.|
|Lithium uses session ID cookies.||For the session ID cookie, once users close the browser, the cookie simply terminates.
|User unique identifier||CWSID||Used to track the logged in user.|
|Pardot tracks visitor and prospect activities on your website and landing pages by setting cookies on their browsers.||The visitor cookie is composed of a unique visitor ID
If your account tracks opt-in preferences, the pi_opt_in cookie is set with a true or false value when the visitor opts in or out of tracking.
A session cookie named “pardot” is set when you’re logged in as a Pardot user. This cookie isn’t set on a visitor’s browser.
|Login on cat.com||catLogonPage
|Cookies tracking the login on cat.com site||ga_UserId is a unique id tracking the logged in user.|
|CDN.krxd.net||_kuid_||These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site and respond to our advertising campaigns. The cookies collect information about your online behavior, including across different browsers and devices used by you. We use the information to compile reports, segment audiences, and to help us improve Caterpillar websites. We also use this cookie to segment audiences to make advertising more engaging to users and more valuable to publishers and advertisers. Some common applications of cookies are to select advertising based on what’s relevant to a user; to improve reporting on campaign performance; website personalization; and to avoid showing ads the user has already seen. The information collected by these cookies may be shared with other organizations such as advertisers and dealers.