The use of our web site is usually possible without providing personal data. If personal data (e.g. name, address, or e-mail addresses) are collected on our pages, this is always done on a voluntary basis. These data will not be forwarded to any third parties except in cases where
- it is otherwise stated in this privacy statement, or
- we are required by law or at the request of a regulatory authority or by court order, or
- if third parties are processing data on our behalf.
When you visit this site we, respectively Google or etracker will send you cookies. A cookie stores a small text file on your computer. This file enables us to recognize you each time you visit us. Cookies help us to make your visit more user friendly as well as to make this website work more efficiently.
Cookies used on this site
Cookie: Google Analytics
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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 vistors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.
Purpose: These cookies are used to collect information about how many visitors use our site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form.
Purpose: This cookie is primarly used in forms on this site to increase ease of use. For instance, data inserted in forms are temporarely saved in case of an error message output.
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 on privacy and usage of cookies by h Google Analytics or etracker please have a look further down this page.
Privacy protection statement as regards utilization of Google Analytics
Parts of our websites use Google Analytics, a web analysis service by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text data which are being stored on your computer to allow analysis of your usage of this website. The information generated by the cookie about your usage of this website (including your IP address truncated by the last octet prior to its storage using the “_anonymizeIp()” method) is transferred to a server owned by Google in the USA and stored there.
Google will use this information to analyze your usage of the website, compile reports about website activities for the operators of the website and to provide further services related to website utilization and Internet usage. Google will also forward this information to third parties in case it is required by law or if third parties are processing these data on behalf of Google.
Users can prevent the installation of cookies by appropriate configuration of their browser software; however, we advise that they may not be able to fully exploit all functions of this website.
In order to prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie about the use of the website (including user’s IP address) to Google and the processing of these data by Google, users need to download and install the browser plugin available under the following link: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
Another option to refuse the use of Google Analytics is by clicking on the following link, which sets an “opt-out cookie” on the computer, that prevents the future collection of your data when visiting this website: set opt-out cookie.
Privacy protection statement as regards utilization of etracker
Furthermore, our web site uses technologies of etracker GmbH (www.etracker.com) to collect and store data for marketing and optimization purposes. From these data, usage profiles may be created under a pseudonym. Cookies may be used for this purpose. Cookies are small text files that are stored in the cache of the site visitor's Internet browser. The cookies enable the recognition of the Internet browser. Without the express consent of the subject, the data collected with etracker technologies will not be used for personally identifying the visitor to this Web site and will not be associated with the personal data via the pseudonym. The data collection and storage may be objected to at any time with effect for the future.
Please note that the data transfer on the Internet (e.g. during communication by e-mail) may be subject to security vulnerabilities. Full protection of the data from third-party access is not possible.
The use of the contact data published within the scope of the legal notice obligation by third parties for the transmission of unsolicited advertising and information material is hereby expressly objected to. The site operators expressly reserve the right to take legal steps in the case of unsolicited delivery of advertising information, e.g. in the form of spam mail.
By using this website, you consent to the processing of the data collected by Caterpillar Energy Solutions GmbH, Google or other third parties on our behalf in the manner described herein and for the purpose mentioned above.