Cookies

Cookies

Visiting the Cat.com, Homeandoutdoorpower.cat.com, and Shop.cat.com websites (these Sites) with your browser settings adjusted to accept cookies tells us that you consent to our use of cookies as described in this notice and in our Privacy Statement.

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.

Cookies Used on This Site


Cookie: Cat.com
Name: contactData; formSubmitted
Purpose: These session cookies are used to prevent a data entry form from being submitted multiple times (for example, when a user clicks the submit button multiple times quickly).


Cookie: eloqua.com
Name: ELOQUA; ELQSTATUS
Purpose: These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from, and the pages they visited. Once consent is provided, through a form submission by the visitor, we can associate a visitor's ID to individual characteristics and past behavior.


Cookie: Google Analytics
Name: _utma; _utmb; _utmc; _utmv; _utmz; JSESSIONID
Purpose: These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from, and the pages they visited.

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Cookie: Google.com
Name: PREF; nid
Purpose: These cookies are 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.


Cookie: YouTube.com
Name: VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE; YSC; PREF
Purpose: We embed videos from our official YouTube channel using YouTube’s privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode.

Read more at YouTube’s embedding videos information page.


Cookie: iPerceptions
Name: ARRAffinity, IPE
Purpose: These are functional cookies which manage your browser's session state and timeout intervals, and save your browsing choices while you navigate the site.


Cookie: OMNI Online Store:  shop.cat.com / Websphere Commerce
Name: cwsCookie, LtpaToken
Purpose: These cookies manage your navigation while you are signed into an account on the Caterpillar website.  The LTPA token is used to manage single sign-on if you are entitled to access multiple Caterpillar applications.

Name:EU_COMPLIANCE
Purpose: This cookie controls the display of the Accept Cookie message when you visit the site for the first time.  This cookie prevents the message from appearing when you visit the site later, in a different browser session.

Name: WC_AUTHENTICATION_ID
Purpose: Our store uses a secure authentication cookie to manage authentication data. An authentication cookie flows only over SSL. For increased security, it has a timestamp with a signature. This cookie is used to authenticate the user over SSL-connections.

Name: WC_GENERIC_ACTIVITYDATA
Purpose: This cookie exists only if it is a generic user (-1002) session (that is, a session in which you are not signed into an account). This cookie stores session values such as store ID, language ID, and contracts.

Name: WC_SESSION_ESTABLISHED, WC_USERACTIVITY_ID non-secured session cookie
Purpose: These cookies are used to manage your browser session and your access to the online store’s features.

Name: CompareItems_storeId, priceMode, searchTermHistory, WC_CartOrderId_storeId, WC_CartTotal_orderId
Purpose: These cookies manage various parts of your store activities, such as searching for products, comparing product attributes, and viewing product prices and the shopping cart.


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