Privacy Notice for Caterpillar Inc. Government Affairs Website

Last Revised: February 15, 2019

This privacy notice describes how Caterpillar collect(s) and process(es) the personal information through the Caterpillar Inc. Government Affairs Website – Gov.cat.com – (the “Website”) . This notice is applicable to this site and consistent with Caterpillar’s Global Privacy Statement, which describes how Caterpillar collects, processes and shares personal data, rights that you may have under privacy laws, and other information relevant to Caterpillar’s processing of personal information.  Caterpillar’s Global Privacy Statement is available at http://www.caterpillar.com/dataprivacy.

What personal information does this Website collect and process, and why?

User-Provided Information

This is an informative website that provides information about Caterpillar Inc.’s U.S. legislative priorities and provides a forum for employees and other stakeholders to engage on key issues. Personal information is collected if you decide to take action in any campaigns on the Website or request additional information through the Website.

If you elect to take action in any campaigns on our Website, the personal information that you provide can include your name, title, physical address (including zip code), email address, and phone number.  We may also collect your user name, or handle, from Facebook or Twitter if you connect to them using a link on our Website.

Automatically Collected Information & Tracking

When you visit this Website, it automatically collects your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address and other technical information provided by your browser (e.g., your browser software, information regarding what website pages you accessed and when, etc.).  This type of information is collected to make the Website more useful, and to tailor the experience to meet your special interests and needs.

Additionally, this Website uses cookies and other tracking technologies.  By using the Website and agreeing to this policy, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy and Caterpillar’s Global Privacy Statement.

Do Not Track Signals

At this time, this Website does not respond to “Do Not Track” signals that may be sent by your browser. We may revisit this as standards develop on how such signals should be interpreted and applied.

Where can I obtain further information about this Website and its privacy practices?

If you have questions about this Website and/or Privacy Statement, please email catgovernmentaffairs@cat.com.  

For additional information about Caterpillar’s privacy practices, including corporate contact information, please see the Global Privacy Statement at http://www.caterpillar.com/dataprivacy

What happens if this privacy notice changes?

We reserve the right to amend this privacy notice. If we update or change this privacy notice, the changes will be made on this page. Your use of the Website following the posting of changes to this privacy notice will demonstrate your acceptance of those changes.