Cookie Notice for Caterpillar.com

This website uses cookies, web beacons (also known as action tags or single-pixel gifs), and other technologies (collectively, "cookies").   

Cookies are small files that are placed on your computer and retrieved by the website in order to make this website work more efficiently and to better enable processing of information.  Cookies enable us to learn about what content you see, what ads you click, and other actions you take on this site and other sites. This allows us to provide you with more useful and relevant content.  

If you do not allow this website to use cookies, then certain features or sections of this 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. 

CHANGING YOUR COOKIE SETTINGS 

Many web browser settings allow you to view and delete cookies from your computer and disable or block the installation of cookies on your computer. Below you can find relevant instructions for the different browsers:  
  
Cookies in Mozilla Firefox  
Cookies in Google Chrome  
Cookies in Internet Explorer  
Cookies in Safari

To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.aboutcookies.org  or www.allaboutcookies.org. 

FUTURE CHANGES 

We reserve the right to update and change this cookie statement from time to time, including as required by applicable laws and regulations.  

COOKIES USED ON THIS SITE 

The table below explains what cookies are set and used by this site and why: 

1. STRICTLY NECESSARY COOKIES 

These cookies are necessary for the website to function. These include actions such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling out forms. 

Cookie Name  

Cookie Source  

Duration  

Description  

DrupalVisitorMobile 

Glumobile.gcs-web.com* 

Session 

Determines if the end use is on a mobile device to display content appropriately. 

cookie-consent-status 

Caterpillar.com 

Session/Persistent 

This is a session cookie that is set regardless of whether the user accepts or does not accept cookies. It ensure that, for users who do not accept, the banner does not continue to pop up as they navigate from page to page. When they end their browser session, the cookie will expire, so they will get the consent banner on their next visit. 

JSESSIONID 

Server 

Session 

General purpose platform session cookie, used by sites written in JSP. Usually used to maintain an anonymous user session by the server. 

ak_bmsc  

Server  

Session  

Used by Akamai to optimize site performance and security 

bm_sv 

Server  

Session  

Used by Akamai to optimize site performance and security 

NSC_ESNS 

Cirtrix 

Session

This cookie name is associated with the Netscaler load balancing service from Citrix. This is a pattern type cookie with the root being NSC_ and the rest of the name being a unique encrypted alpha numeric identifier for the virtual server it originated from. The cookie is used to ensure traffic and user data is routed to the correct locations where a site is hosted on multiple servers, so that the end user has a consistent experience. 

 
2. PERFORMANCE COOKIES 

These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources, so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. All information in these cookies is aggregated and therefore anonymous  

Cookie Name  

Cookie Source  

Duration  

Description  

_ga 

Google Analytics 

Persistent 

This cookie enables website owners to track visitor behavior measure of site performance.  To learn more about how Google collects and uses data, visit https://policies.google.com/privacy/partners

_gat 

Google Analytics 

Session 

This cookie enables website owners to track visitor behavior measure of site performance.  To learn more about how Google collects and uses data, visit https://policies.google.com/privacy/partners

_gat_UA-18559393-1 

Google Analytics 

Session 

This cookie enables website owners to track visitor behavior measure of site performance.  To learn more about how Google collects and uses data, visit https://policies.google.com/privacy/partners

_gid 

Google Analytics 

Session 

This cookie enables website owners to track visitor behavior measure of site performance.  To learn more about how Google collects and uses data, visit https://policies.google.com/privacy/partners

s_cc 

Adobe 

Session 

iFrame content related to display of stock chart from caterpillar.gcs-web.com. Adobe Site Catalyst cookie, determines whether cookies are enabled in the browser. 

s_sq 

Adobe 

Session 

iFrame content related to display of stock chart from caterpillar.gcs-web.com. Adobe Site Catalyst cookie, stores information about the previous link clicked within the site. 

s_vi 

Adobe 

Persistent 

iFrame content related to display of stock chart from caterpillar.gcs-web.com. Adobe Site Catalyst cookie, used to identify unique visitors, with an ID and timestamp. 

 

3. FUNCTIONAL COOKIES 

These cookies allow the provision of enhanced functionality and personalization, such as videos and live chats. They may be set by us or 3rd party providers whose services we have added to our pages. 

Cookie Name  

Cookie Source  

Duration  

Description  

_dc_gtm_UA-18559393-1 

Google Tag Manager 

Persistent 

These cookies are used to collect information about who visitors are, and how they use our site.  To learn more about how Google collects and uses data, visit https://policies.google.com/privacy/partners

ELOQUA 

ELOQUA 

Persistent 

Eloqua Business Marketing platform - this cookie collects and transfers contact info from webforms to internal databases. 

localePage 

 caterpillar.com 

Persistent 

This cookie is used to record user language selection, ensuring the site sets to the chosen language on subsequent visits. 

sc_anonymous_id 

Soundcloud 

Persistent 

iFrame content from podcast service (soundcloud). This cookie allows users to embed files or other content onto the website, this function can be limited to specific visitors. 

CONSENT 

Youtube 

Peristent 

This cookie is used to save the user's preferences and other information. This includes in particular the preferred language, the number of search results to be displayed on the page as well as the decision as to whether the Google SafeSearch filter should be activated or not. This cookie is only set when a user is logged into a Google account on the Chrome browser. 

 

4. TARGETING COOKIES 

These cookies are set through our sites by our advertising partners. They may be used by these companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant ads on other sites. They work by uniquely identifying your browser and device.  

Cookie Name  

Cookie Source  

Duration  

Description  

_kuid_ 

Salesforce 

Persistent 

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. 

ELQSTATUS 

Eloqua 

Persistent 

Eloqua Business Marketing platform - this cookie is used to recognize unique visitors to website pages and to track the pages they visit. 

IDE 

DoubleClick (Google) 

Persistent 

These cookies are used by Google to display personalized advertisements on Google sites, based on recent searches and previous interactions. 

UIDR 

scorecardresearch.com 

Persistent 

This cookie is set to measure the number and behavior of website visitors coming and going. It helps the website send out surveys to better understand user preferences. 

bku 

bluekai.com 

Persistent 

This cookie is generally provided by bluekai.com and is used for advertising purposes. 

rlas3 

rlcdn.com 

Persistent 

This cookie is generally provided by rlcdn.com and is used for advertising purposes. 

ab 

agkn.com 

Persistent 

This cookie is generally provided by agkn.com and is used for advertising purposes. 

bkdc 

bluekai.com 

Persistent 

This cookie is usually set by websites to register anonymised user data (IP address, geolocation, etc.) as well as aggregate anonymous activities to enable marketers to provide more targeted online advertising. 

__Secure-3PAPISID 

Google 

Persistent 

Used by Google for targeting purposes to build a profile of the website visitor's interests in order to show relevant and personalised Google advertising. This cookie is only set when a user is logged into a Google account on the Chrome browser. 

__Secure-3PSID 

Google 

Persistent 

Used by Google for targeting purposes to build a profile of the website visitor's interests in order to show relevant and personalised Google advertising. This cookie is only set when a user is logged into a Google account on the Chrome browser. 

__Secure-APISID 

Google 

Persistent 

Used by Google for targeting purposes to build a profile of the website visitor's interests in order to show relevant and personalised Google advertising. This cookie is only set when a user is logged into a Google account on the Chrome browser. 

__Secure-HSID 

Google 

Persistent 

Used by Google for targeting purposes to build a profile of the website visitor's interests in order to show relevant and personalised Google advertising. This cookie is only set when a user is logged into a Google account on the Chrome browser. 

__Secure-SSID 

Google 

Persistent 

Used by Google for targeting purposes to build a profile of the website visitor's interests in order to show relevant and personalised Google advertising. This cookie is only set when a user is logged into a Google account on the Chrome browser. 

ANID 

Google 

Persistent 

Used by Google for targeting purposes to build a profile of the website visitor's interests in order to show relevant and personalised Google advertising. This cookie is only set when a user is logged into a Google account on the Chrome browser. 

SEARCH_SAMESITE 

Google 

Persistent 

Security feature for Google advertising targeting cookies.  Used by Google for targeting purposes to build a profile of the website visitor's interests in order to show relevant and personalised Google advertising. This cookie is only set when a user is logged into a Google account on the Chrome browser.