Cookies

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
_dc_gtm
_ga
_gid
_utmzz
_utmzses
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.
_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.
Eloqua Sets a unique cookie for each person with the eloqua.com domain, ELOQUA, ELQSTATUS 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
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, yahoo.com, instagram.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. AddThis Privacy & Data Practices
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. Instagram Privacy Policy
Facebook Data Use Policy
LinkedIn Privacy Policy
Google+ Privacy & Terms
Cookie Acceptance cookie-msg-read-caterpillarDotCom 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.
Cookie Acceptance cookie-msg-read 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.
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.
Logon Account SSOURL
SSOURLLocal
SSOCookie
AFFILIATION_CODE
SSOLogin
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 VISITORID
LiSESSIONID
Lithium uses session ID cookies. For the session ID cookie, once users close the browser, the cookie simply terminates.
Lithium Privacy Policy
YouTube VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE
LOGIN_INFO
PREF
SAPISID
SID
HSID
SSID
APISID
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. Google Privacy Policy
User unique identifier CWSID Used to track the logged in user.  
Salesforce Chat X-Salesforce-CHAT
liveagent_vc
liveagent_oref
liveagent_ptid
liveagent_sid
These cookie names are associated with technology from LiveAgent, which provides online chat and customer support functionality. Live Agent Privacy Policy
Forms formSubmitted
contactData
Tracks the submission of data on chat(salesforce form), product brochure form, caterpillar contact form Caterpillar Privacy Policy
pardot visitor_id
pardot
lpv
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.
www.caterpillarsurveys.com ADRUM_BTa
ADRUM_BT1
ADRUM_BTs
   
caterpillar.gcs-web.com DrupalVisitorMobile
JSESSIONID
s_cc
s_sq
s_vi
   
Login on cat.com catLogonPage
ga_UserId
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.  

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.