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Caterpillar (NI) Limited recognises and respects the privacy interest of individuals with regard to personal information provided to us.

Privacy Notice for www.FGWilson.com

Last Revised: 25 May 2018

This privacy notice describes how Caterpillar (NI) Limited collects and processes the personal information through www.FGWilson.com. This notice is 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 FG Wilson. It collects technical information described below and requests your contact information if you decide to leave feedback or request additional information.

This is a website that provides an online service for you to manage your marketing preferences. You can provide and update your contact information and update your preferences, including requesting that you no longer receive marketing communications.

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, what site referred you to this Website, etc.).

Additionally, this website uses cookies and other tracking technologies as described below:


Cookies Being Used On This Website

Visiting the fgwilson.com website 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.

JsessionID – JSESSIONID is a cookie generated by Servlet container like Tomcat or Jetty and used for session management in J2EE web application for http protocol. Since HTTP is a stateless protocol there is no way for Web Server to relate two separate requests coming from same client and Session management is the process to track user session using different session management techniques like Cookies and URL Rewriting. If Web server is using cookie for session management it creates and sends JSESSIONID cookie to the client and then client sends it back to server in subsequent http requests.

_dc_gtm_UA - Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics sets cookies in order to allow us to evaluate and report on the use of our website. It is widely used across the web and all data is anonymised meaning the cookies carry no personally identifiable information. These cookies help us to understand our visitor's behaviour and allow us to make improvements to better our user's experience.

_ga - By default, the analytics.js library uses a single cookie named _ga to store a unique client identifier (Client ID), which is a randomly generated number. Once the ID is generated it's stored in the cookie and is included with each hit / request sent to Google Analytics. This ID is later used by Google Analytics servers to calculate user, session, and campaign data.

The _ga cookie is a first-party cookie that can only be accessed by the domain on which the JavaScript is run.

ELQSTATUS - This cookie is set by Eloqua as a permission to recognize visitors and track activity.

guestCartId -  Stores my.fgwilson.com shopping cart product IDs when the user has not yet logged in

VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE - Youtube technical cookie that attempts to estimate your bandwidth. Youtube is a video hosting service from Google used to provide video to visitors to this website.

YSC - Youtube is a video hosting service from Google used to provide video to visitors to this website. YSC is using a session cookie to store your login credentials to make sure pages are sent to the browser as quickly and efficiently as possible.

Read more at YouTube’s embedding videos information page.

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: 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 vistors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

Click here for an overview of privacy at Google.

Internet Advertising

We use cookies, web beacons (also known as action tags or single-pixel gifs), and other technologies (collectively, "cookies"). Cookies enable us to learn about what content you see, what ads you click, and other actions you take on this Site and other sites. This allows us to provide you with more useful and relevant content. We do not associate your interaction with unaffiliated sites with your identity. We do not provide any personal information to advertisers or to third party sites that display our interest-based ads.


Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.


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

You may contact the site administrator by email - web_editor@fgwilson.com.

For additional 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.