Caterpillar (Qingzhou) Ltd. (“Caterpillar”) is committed to providing customers, dealers, and suppliers with the best value products and services in the field and online. Caterpillar recognizes and respects your online privacy. This privacy statement is being provided to you to explain what information Caterpillar is collecting from you through your use of this website (this “Site”) and how it uses this information.
This privacy statement applies to information collected through this Site and it does not apply to information that we collect through other means (e.g., other websites or other methods such as telephone calls), or to information collected on any other company or third-party site regardless of whether such site links to or is accessible from this Site. You should carefully read the privacy statements of any other websites.
Collection and Use of Information
Technical and Usage Information
When you visit this Site, it automatically collects certain information about you and your request (e.g., your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, the content that you request), and other information provided by your browser (e.g., browser name, referral site). 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 makes use of “cookies”. Please see our cookie statement for additional information.
Interactively Provided Information
In addition to the technical data noted above, you may provide personal information (e.g. name) through this Site through various forms to inquire about or receive Caterpillar events, products, services, offers, and general information. In each case your personal information will be used to fulfill your request (e.g., e.g., if you provide your mobile phone number then you may be contacted at such number if you indicate interest in a particular product or service, of 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 used to customize and deliver future communications, including without limitation through email.
You may notify us in writing if you do not wish to be marketed to by Caterpillar at the address below (please see “Contacting Caterpillar” below)
Disclosures of Information
Your personal information will be shared within the Caterpillar enterprise globally (e.g., its affiliates and subsidiaries worldwide) and disclosed with the applicable Caterpillar dealer(s) in the applicable service region(s). We may disclose your personal information to answer your inquiry or to fulfill the purposes of the Site or to service providers to process the information on Caterpillar’s behalf. In any case, the disclosure of personal information is only to those with a legitimate business reason to access the information. Notwithstanding the above disclosures, we will disclose personal information when required or permitted by law or according to relevant corporate policies.
Caterpillar may also disclose personal information in response to legal process, such as a court order or subpoena, and any personal information that you provide may be transferred in a merger, acquisition, restructuring, or other corporate transaction involving Caterpillar or its assets.
We do not want to collect or maintain information from those under the age of 18. No part of this Site is structured to attract anyone under the age of 18. By using our Site, you represent that you are not less than 18 years of age.
Caterpillar cares about the safety and security of your transaction(s) at this Site. We use reasonable measures to protect personal information against loss, manipulation, falsification, unauthorized access, or unauthorized disclosure.
Accessing or Updating
Your Information Upon request, and after providing satisfactory proof of identity, individuals will be given reasonable access to and, if appropriate, the option to update or delete the personal information they have provided through this Site.
To make a request to access, update or delete your personal information (including to opt-out of future advertising, marketing or opinion poll communications from Caterpillar), or for additional information about this privacy statement, please contact us at:
Caterpillar (Qingzhou) Ltd
20F, Caterpillar Tower, No. 8 Wangjingjie, Beijing. 100102
Or you may contact Caterpillar’s Office of Business Practices at http://codeofconduct.cat.com/ or by calling (800)-300-7898.
This Site may contain links to other sites. Caterpillar 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 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.
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 aw the legal jurisdiction in which you are located.