Service Library
Caterpillar Energy Solutions GmbH

Privacy policy

Your individual consent in the processing of personal data and Cookie seetings

April 1, 2020

Data protection information in accordance with Art. 14 EU-GDPR on processing of personal data within the Service Library

Generally, in order to use these applications, we collect personal information such as name, e-mail address, IP address and other personal information for the purpose of user authentication and platform security.

Data may be transferred to our service providers as part of order processing, or within the Caterpillar Group, which could include the transfer to a third country. The legal basis for the transfer of personal data, as well as other relevant information on the handling of your personal data, including your individual rights and information on the data protection officer, can be found in our data protection declaration:

If you are directed to a webpage provided by a third party, the terms and conditions and privacy policy of that third party apply.

Notes on the use of cookies

The use of cookies makes our applications more user-friendly, efficient and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser. Session cookies are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain in the memory of your device until you delete them. These cookies make it possible to recognize your browser at your next visit.

In the tables attached to this data privacy information you will find further application-specific information, e.g. information on cookies.

Lawfulness of the processing in accordance with Art 6 (a) EU-GDPR

The lawfulness of the processing of your personal data when using all applications relevant to you is based on your individual consent in accordance with Art. 6 (a) EU-GDPR. This also includes your consent with regard to cookies.

We ask for your consent when you first register and when adjusting our data protection declaration or the cookies settings.

Do you have any questions?

If you have any questions about the processing of your personal data, please contact us at

The following table provides an overview of the applications in which cookies are set in our portal:

Category and list of personal data being processed

Contact data: Name, Email-Address
Job related data: Employer, job role
Application using: No. of Logins, IP Address

Purpose for the processing

Required for registration, user administration and invoicing and to ensure the security and resilience of the systems.

(Criteria for) duration of retention

After the user account (personal user ID) has been terminated, the personal data related to that ID will be deleted at the end of the following calendar year in accordance with legal retention periods.


.AspNet.SCHEMA.CDS.<Random ID>
Content: <Random ID>
Domain: Domain des CDS
Max-Age/Duration: Session, will be deleted after logout / session
Internal Usermanagement

Name: .AspNet.SCHEMA.CDS.OAuth2.<Random ID>
External Usermanagement (ADFS, OAuth2...)
Content: <Random ID>
Domain: Domain des CDS
Max-Age/Duration: Session
External Usermanagement

Name: .AspNet.Correlation.OAuth2
Content: <Random nonce>
Domain: Domain des CDS
Max-Age/Duration: Session
Used when changing from CDS to External Authentication System and back - Relationship between the two systems is noted Retained for the browser session, functionality of Microsoft.Owin AuthenticationHandler