Using your data

Use of Cookies

What are cookies?

A cookie is a text file placed on your computer, mobile device or device connected to your computer.

What do cookies do?

Cookies allow the TomTom website to remember things about you and your device, including:

  • Remembering your language setting
  • Remembering your username
  • Software upgrades
  • Map downloads
  • Retrieving the configuration details of your device
Why does the TomTom website need to use cookies?

TomTom websites and services need to be able to store and retrieve information using cookies to provide you with the service or information you asked for. This storage and retrieval of information only happens when you use such a service.

Does TomTom use any other technologies than cookies?

Cookies are the main method used but sometimes information is stored and retrieved using other technologies, such as file transfer and Web API’s (Web Application Programming Interfaces) e.g. when you attach a TomTom device to your computer.