What are cookies?

What are cookies?

Cookies are a small text files that is stored on your PC, phone or other web enabled devices and allows small amounts of data to be remembered when you visit or re-visit the Transtools website. They are not harmful and do not contain any confidential information such as your address, date of birth or credit card details.

Cookies are an essential part of how our site works. Some of these cookies are required by our site to enable you to transact whilst other cookies enable us to give you an enhanced, personalised web experience.

By using our site, you will need to give your consent to the use of these cookies. Cookies are used on our site for the following reasons:

To store the content of your online shopping basket whilst you browse the site and to complete an order.

To record the areas of the website that you have visited, products you have viewed and time spent browsing, as well as the products you purchased. Transtools uses this information to help make the website more user friendly, develop our site design and to continuously improve the quality of the service we provide.

We also offer you the facility to share your experience on our site through social sites such as Facebook and Twitter. By using these features, you will also have to give your concent to allow cookies from these providers. More information about how these providers use cookies can be found at their respective websites.

Are cookies safe?

Yes. The information stored in cookies is safe and anonymous. They do not contain any information which could personally identify you and your account security is never compromised. You can find more information about cookies at and For a video about cookies visit

Can I turn off cookies?

Transtools uses cookies to ensure that we provide the best possible standard of service to our online customers. However, as part of our privacy and security policy, we require your consent to use them.

To withdraw your consent, or if you want to be notified each time a cookie is about to be used, you should amend the settings provided in your web browser to prevent us from storing cookies on your computer's hard drive. For information on how to disable cookies, please consult the "Help" tab of your internet browser via the menu bar.

It must be noted that if you choose not to consent to the use of cookies, your experience of our site may be severely impaired and many integral aspects of the site may not function correctly or at all.

A cookie is not an executable file (a file that can run independently) and as a result, cannot infect or cause harm to your computer. More often, you have come across these when you revisit a website and it seems to magically remember your name or nickname and offer a personal welcome greeting. This is done by asking you on the first visit for a name to call you and this is stored in the cookie for a period of time and if you revisit the site before the cookie expires, it recalls the data from the cookie and presents it in the form of a greeting.