Legal Notices


Legal Notice

Caterpillar retains all copyrights in any text, graphic images, and software owned by Caterpillar and hereby authorizes you to electronically copy documents published herein solely for the purpose of transmitting or viewing the information. You may not mirror, modify or otherwise alter any files in this website for rebroadcast, or print the information contained therein, without written permission from Caterpillar. Except as expressly provided above, nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring any license or right under any Caterpillar copyright, patent or trademark.

CAT, CATERPILLAR, their respective logos, "Caterpillar Yellow," and the "Power Edge" trade dress as well as corporate and product identity used herein, are trademarks of Caterpillar and may not be used without permission. Cat and Caterpillar are registered trademarks of Caterpillar Inc., 100 N.E. Adams, Peoria IL 61629.

Legal Notices

The information in this publication, including text, images, and links, are PROVIDED "AS IS" BY CATERPILLAR INC. SOLELY AS A CONVENIENCE TO ITS DEALERS AND CUSTOMERS WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. Caterpillar Inc. assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions in this publication or other documents which are referenced by or linked to this publication. This publication could include technical or other inaccuracies, and not all products or services referenced herein are available in all areas. Changes are periodically added to the information, and Caterpillar may change the products or services described in this publication at any time. Contact your local Caterpillar dealer for further information before relying on any information contained herein.

Should you choose to respond directly to Caterpillar with comments, questions, suggestions, ideas or the like relating to this Web Site or Caterpillar products and services, you agree that such information shall be deemed as non-confidential and Caterpillar shall have no obligation to respond and be free to reproduce, use, disclose and distribute the information to others without limitation, including but not limited to developing, manufacturing, and marketing products incorporating such information.

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Website Privacy Statement

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.

Cookies
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.

Non-Personal Data
We may use cookies to:

  • Count the number of times you visit our sites
  • Compile anonymous statistics on website use
  • Gather information on the type of Internet Browser and operating systems used

This website, like most websites, stores information in small data files called cookies on your computer.  These cookies are used by this website in several ways including enabling certain features, remembering choices that you make, improving the efficiency of the site, and to provide to us information about how people use the site so that we can improve it.  This website’s cookies will either be deleted or not deleted automatically when you close your browser depending upon the need to retain the information in the cookie between your visits to this website.  If you do not allow this website to use cookies, then certain features or sections of the site may not be available to you or may not function as expected.  Cookies can also be removed or blocked by following the help directions in your browser.
The table below explains the cookies that we use on this site and why.

Cookie Group Cookie Name Purpose More information  

Google Analytics

  • _utma
  • _utmb
  • _utmc
  • _utmz

These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use this site. These cookies collect information in an anonymous form.  This includes the number of visitors to the site, where visitors came from, and the pages they visited on this site.  We use this information to help us to improve this site.

Google Privacy Policy
_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.

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WebTrends

  • WT_FPC
  • WEBTRENDS_ID
  • ACOOKIE
  • CWS_ID

These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use this site. This includes the number of visitors to the site, where visitors came from, and the pages they visited on this site.  We use this information to help us to improve this site.

Webtrends Privacy Policy 
CWS_ID is a session cookie and is deleted when you close your browser.
The other cookies are persistent and remain on your computer after you close your browser.

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Eloqua

  • Sets a unique cookie for each person with the eloqua.com domain, 

Eloqua employs cookies in order for its server to recognize a return visitor as a unique user. Cookies are small text files placed in the 'Cookies' folder on a visitor's hard disk and allow Eloqua to remember the visitor. The cookies placed by the Eloqua server are readable only by Eloqua, and cookies cannot access, read or modify any other data on a computer. All web-browsers offer the option to refuse any cookie.  If a visitor refuses the Eloqua cookie, Eloqua does not gather any information on that visitor, but doing so will require you to re-enter certain information at each visit, or prevent us from customizing the site's features according to your preferences. You may also delete a cookie manually from your hard drive. Cookies themselves do not contain any personal information. We do link the information we store in cookies to any personally identifiable information you submit while on our site.

Eloqua Privacy Policy

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AddThis and Social Networking Services

  • These services use several cookies to enable their services and to collect information about usage.  Cookies are set by addthis.com and other social networking sites including without limitation facebook.com, twitter.com, linkedin.com and google.com.  Please see their policy statements for specific information concerning their privacy policies and cookie usage.

The AddThis service uses cookies to enable sharing links to articles on this site with others via email and social networking sites.  These cookies collect information regarding your usage of AddThis services and which social networking sites are available through this site.
If you choose to share links from this site to social networking sites, then those social networking sites will use cookies to enable their services, to collect information regarding your usage of their services, and to improve their services.

AddThis Privacy & Data Practices

Facebook Data Use Policy

Twitter Privacy Policy

LinkedIn Privacy Policy

Google+ Privacy & Terms

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Cookie Acceptance

  • WCMCookiesAccepted

This cookie is used to record if you have accepted the use of cookies on this website.

This cookie is persistent and remains on your computer after you close your browser.

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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.

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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.

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Logon Account

  • SSOURL
  • SSOURLLocal
  • SSOCookie
  • AFFILIATION_CODE
  • AFFILIATED_ORG_CODE

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.

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Cat.com country site cookies

  • cdaPreferences2

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.

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Finance.cat.com country site cookies

  • financeCatCom

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Lithium

  • VISITORID
  • LiSESSIONID

Lithium uses session ID cookies.

For the session ID cookie, once users close the browser, the cookie simply terminates.
Lithium Privacy Policy

 

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YouTube

  • VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE
  • use_hitbox

Google (YouTube) uses various technologies to collect and store information when you visit a Google service, and this may include sending one or more cookies and anonymous identifiers to your device.

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Google Privacy Policy

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Links
Caterpillar Web sites contain links to other Web sites. Caterpillar is not liable for the privacy practices or the content of other Web sites.

Forms
Individual forms have their own data privacy statements. Please be sure to check these privacy statements before submitting the form.


Copyright Agent

©2017 Caterpillar All Rights Reserved.

Caterpillar Inc. respects the rights of all copyright holders and in this regard, Caterpillar Inc. has adopted and implemented a policy that provides for the removal from its web site of materials that infringe the rights of copyright holders. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide Caterpillar's Copyright Agent the following information required by the Online Copyright Infringement Liability Limitation Act of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. ¤ 512:

  1. A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
  2. Identification of the copyright work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single on-line site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site;
  3. Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material;
  4. Information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact the complaining party;
  5. A statement that the complaining party has a good-faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
  6. A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

Caterpillar's Copyright Agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement on or regarding this site can be reached as follows:

Copyright Agent
Attn: David J. Pacheco
100 N.E. Adams St.
Peoria, IL 61629-9620
Email: copyrightagent@cat.com