What are Cookies?
Cookies are small files that websites place on your computer, mobile phone, tablet or other device. They remember that you have visited the website before. They make it easier for you to maintain your preferences and they enable certain features of the website to work, such as the shopping basket. They may also tailor the information or adverts you see on the site.
This is important to us because we want to make sure our website is as user friendly as possible, ensuring you have a good experience when browsing or purchasing on our website.
Types of Cookie
Session cookies: these are stored while you’re browsing. They are deleted from your device automatically when you close your browser.
Persistent cookies: these are saved on your computer so they don’t get deleted when you close your browser. We use persistent cookies when we need to remember who you are from one visit to the next, for example to remember your preferences.
How can you prevent or remove Cookies?
If you want to, you can block or disable the cookies in your browser and you can delete all cookies that are stored on your computer. You can do this as often you want to. To find out how to do this for your particular browser you can go to “help” on your browser’s menu or you can visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org
What happens if I disable Cookies?
You need to be aware that should you choose to disable cookies from your browser it may prevent you from taking full advantage of this website and some or all of the areas of the website may fail to work for you.
Details of the cookies we use
Below are more details of the cookies used on this website. The arrow on the right indicates how intrusive the cookies are (from least intrusive to most intrusive).
Deleting Toolstation cookies
Cookies are essential in order to use this site, but you have the choice to delete existing cookies and block new ones. We have provided functionality for you to clear these cookies, by following the link below.Clear our cookies from your browser
If you delete cookies on your browser set by us you will be logged out of your account and lose any items in your trolley.