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Privacy Notice for H-CPC

H-CPC is an interactive website that provides information and offers for Caterpillar, Inc products and services. We collect information about your computer, your use of our H-CPC, and may collect or receive user provided personal information as you interact with us in order to optimize your user experience or address your request. Examples of how your information may be used (but not limited to) include the delivery of marketing communications or promotional materials, improvements to the website, products, and services we provide, and detecting, preventing, and responding to misuse of the website (ie. fraud, violation of law, etc.).

Personal information is any information about a specific individual or that identifies or may identify a specific individual. Some additional information we may collect includes contact and relationship or role.

- Contact information allows us to interact and communicate with you.
- Relationship or role information helps us understand who you are and what you are seeking to properly fulfill your request.
We may share personal information with our affiliated companies, suppliers, dealers, and business partners which may use it for the purposes listed above.

Users are advised that information provided may be cross referenced with other information you have provided to us. For example, if you provide your contact information, we may be able to provide additional information on products you own and services you use.

H-CPC may directly authenticate or connect a user to an authenticated (or logged in) experience based on the user’s digital activity or data inputted by the user. An authenticated experience occurs when a set of log-in credentials are obtained from the users and will allow for additional access and experiences not allotted to non-authenticated users. In these circumstances an anonymous user is not acceptable or allowed. Common authenticated users include Caterpillar and Dealer personnel, customers, & affiliates. In an authenticated experience we collect the information discussed in the section above which will now be tied to an authenticated account profile and additional information associated with the account profile. In the event the user provides personal information on behalf of another individual the user should ensure proper consent is obtained from the individual. Examples of how this information may be used (but not limited to) include requesting, accessing, and managing Caterpillar systems, services, or programs.

Some additional personal information we may collect includes personal preferences and authenticated account information.

- Personal Preferences allows us to provide an experience adjusted to the way you prefer to ingest content.
- Authenticated Account Information is an identity profile which is requested or created by the user and collected by Caterpillar to ensure you are an authorized user.

Cookie Statement

Web cookies are a small stored data file on your computer. These file enables us to recognize you each time you visit us and are used by this website in several ways including enabling certain features, remembering choices that you make, improving the efficiency of the website, and providing us with information about how people use the website. Caterpillar web security cookies (if the user has a Caterpillar web security ID) are not used to collect personal information on this web site. This website’s cookies will either be deleted or stored automatically when you close your browser depending upon the cookie's purpose.

Cookies Used on this Site

Strictly necessary

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


Name Party Setting Duration Description
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JSESSINID server Session This cookie is used by the website’s server computer to manage your browser’s session with this website.

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.


Name Party Setting Duration Description
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_gaexp Google Persistent This cookie is used to collect information about how visitors use the website via Google Analytics. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookie collects information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the website, where visitors have come to the website from, and the pages they visited. Read more at Google Analytics Cookie Usage on Websites.
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AIDI Google Persistent This cookie is used to maintain user settings across Google owned sites as well as 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, and to avoid showing ads the user has already seen. Read more at Google’s Privacy Policy
ANID Google Persistent The "ANID" cookie is used for advertising served across the web and stored in google.com. Read more at Google’s Privacy Policy.
APISID‬‬‬ Google Persistent This cookie is used by Google to display personalized advertisements on Google sites, based on recent searches and previous interactions. Read more at Google’s Privacy Policy.
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SID. Google Persistent A security cookie to authenticate users, prevent fraudulent use of login credentials, and protect user data from unauthorized parties. Read more at Google’s Privacy Policy.
SIDCC Google Persistent This cookie carries out information about how the end user uses the website and any advertising that the end user may have seen before visiting the said website. Read more at Google’s Privacy Policy.
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