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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.

The stylized no. 8 and the RCR checkered flag logo are registered trademarks of RCR Enterprises, LLC.

DANIEL HEMRIC and Daniel Hemric's autograph are trademarks of Daniel Hemric, Inc., CAT, CATERPILLAR, CAT RACING, their respective logos, "Caterpillar Yellow," the "Power Edge" trade dress, other marks and corporate identity used herein are trademarks of Caterpillar and may not be used without permission.

All trademarks, personal likenesses and the likeness of the no. 8 race car are used under license from their owners.

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

©2019 Caterpillar All Rights Reserved.

 

Introduction
Caterpillar Inc. recognizes and respects your online privacy. This privacy statement is provided to explain what information Caterpillar Inc. is collecting from you through use of this website (this “Site”) and how this information may be used.

 

This privacy statement applies to information collected through this Site and it  does not apply to information collected through other means (e.g., other websites or other methods such as telephone calls), including other company or third-party sites, regardless of whether such sites link to or are accessible from this Site. You should carefully read the privacy statements of any websites.

Collection and Use of Information

Automatically Collected Technical and Usage Information & Tracking

When you visit this Site, it automatically collects your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address and other technical information provided by your browser (e.g., your browser, what site referred you to this Site, etc.). This information may be used to improve the content and usefulness of this Site, to understand your usage of the Site and to customize content based on your usage. Additionally, this Site sets and retrieves “cookies” which are small identifiers stored by your browser software to identify you, including cookies that are set by third parties that are used to track your use of this Site. This Site does not honor “do not track” signals sent by your browser. 

Interactively Provided Information
In addition to the technical data noted above, you may provide personal information through this Site through various forms to inquire about or receive Caterpillar Inc. events, products, services, offers, and general information. In each case your personal information will be used to fulfill your request (e.g., if you sign up for a newsletter then your information will be used to provide you with a copy of that newsletter). In addition, you have the option to select (i.e., “opt-in”) to receive marketing communications. If you do, then your personal information and your Site usage will be used to customize and deliver future communications, including without limitation through email.

Questions on forms that are required (as opposed to optional) will be designated by a red asterisk (*).

Disclosures of Information

How do we collect personal information?
We collect the personal information that you supply to us, through the Contact Us Form (and also other forms) on this Site. We may also collect personal information from other sources, both within and outside Caterpillar.

What personal information do we collect?
The Contact Us Form identifies you by name from logging in through CWS and submits your name to the Webmaster of this Site. 

How do we use this personal information?
Personal information collected by us through the Contact Us Form will only be used to respond to your inquiry. We will also use CWS ID in Business related reporting.

Security 
Caterpillar Inc. cares about the safety and security of your transaction(s) at this Site. We redirect visitors to a secure server to transfer and receive certain types of sensitive information, and take precautions against physical and electronic intrusion to protect against loss, misuse, or alteration of information that we have collected from visitors to this Site.

Links
This Site may contain links to other sites. Caterpillar Inc. has no control over the information and privacy policies and practices of those websites, and is not responsible for their content, collection and use of information, or freedom from error or viruses. It is your responsibility to recognize, by paying attention to your browser’s address bar, when you are leaving this Site.

Changes and Modifications
Caterpillar Inc. reserves the right to change or replace this Privacy Statement at any time. Changes will be posted here before the new Statement becomes effective. Please review this page periodically to remain apprised of our current policies and practices.

Legal Statement
This Privacy Statement forms part of the Terms & Conditions for use of this Site. You should also review the Terms & Conditions, as your use of this Site and any dispute arising under this Privacy Statement is subject to the terms and conditions contained therein.

Your Consent 
By providing personal information to us, you consent to the collection and use of the personal information in accordance with this privacy statement. This Site is hosted in the United States of America. Since this service is available to individuals in a variety of global locations, you are consenting to transferring your personal information to countries or jurisdictions that may not provide the same level of data protection as the legal jurisdiction in which you are located.

Cookies
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

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.

Cookies enable us to learn about what content you see and other actions you take on this Site. We do not provide any personal information to advertisers or to third party sites.

We use these types of cookies:

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.

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.

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.

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.

Content Management

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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.

Browser Settings
The Help feature on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie and how to disable cookies altogether. Additionally, you can disable or delete similar data used by browser add-ons, such as Flash cookies, by changing the add-on's settings or visiting the website of its manufacturer.

For more information about Caterpillar’s Data Privacy Statement please go to www.caterpillar.com/dataprivacy


COPYRIGHT AGENT

©2019 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: Christina Gensler
100 N.E. Adams St.
Peoria, IL 61629-9620
Phone: (309) 675-1000
Email: Trademarks@cat.com