Effective Date: 5/25/2021
Playmates Toys, Inc. is very sensitive to the privacy concerns of visitors of all ages to our website (“VladandNikiToys.com”), and is committed to safeguarding any personal information collected through our website. Because some of our website visitors may be children, we make an effort to develop content that is suitable for children and safeguard their privacy while they browse our website. The following information is a summary of our information collection and use practices, which may vary from time to time. We hope that this information will help our visitors of all ages to have a rewarding experience on line.
Collection of Information
As a general policy, we do not automatically collect personal information from visitors to our website. Of course, certain non-personal information of visitors is recorded by the standard operation of our Internet servers. This information is used primarily to provide an enhanced online experience for the visitor. Information tracked includes the type of operating system in use (e.g., Macintosh, Windows) and the type of browser being used by the visitor (e.g., Google, Firefox, Internet Explorer). Other uses of this information include internal review of the number of visitors to the site—but only in an aggregate and non-personally identifiable form.
We may receive personally identifiable information and demographic information regarding visitors to our website (such as e-mail address, first and last name, or telephone number) but ONLY when visitors voluntarily submit such information to us through our email address, for the purpose of submitting comments or queries. This information is only used by us to respond to a visitor’s inquiries.
Use of Information
We may use the information we collect for any of the following purposes: (1) to help us better understand visitors’ use of our site; (2) to improve the design and content of our site; (3) to respond to specific requests from our visitors; (4) to protect the security or integrity of our site when necessary.
Sharing of Information with Third Parties
We do not disclose or sell information to third parties outside of Playmates Toys, Inc., except when disclosure may be required by law, or when requested by a law enforcement agency.
Playmates Toys, Inc. may operate a variety of websites that are accessible through Playmates Toys, Inc.’s home website. To the extent that any of the other sites operated by Playmates Toys, Inc. and accessible through Playmates Toys, Inc.’s home website have different information practices or policies, those different practices or policies will be stated and applicable at those sites.
When you view our website, we may store some information on your computer. This information will be in the form of a “Cookie,” which is a small text file that we place in visitors’ computer browsers to store their preferences. Cookies help us in many ways. For example, Cookies allow us to tailor the site to better match your interests and preferences. With most Internet Browsers, you can erase Cookies from your computer hard drive, block all Cookies, or receive a warning before a Cookie is stored. Please refer to your Browser instructions or help screen to learn more about these functions. Playmates Toys does not combine data collected from Cookies with personally identifiable information collected from users via web forms.
A Special Note for Parents
Playmates Toys, Inc. believes that parents and guardians should supervise their children’s online activities and consider using parental control tools available from online services and software manufacturers that help provide a kid-friendly online environment. These tools can also prevent children from disclosing online their name, address, and other personal information without your permission.
In our effort to comply with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), you should also know that Playmates Toys, Inc. does not collect and store personally identifiable information from visitors under 13 years of age without first obtaining verifiable parental consent, unless we exempt from doing so under COPPA guidelines. Also, if and when applicable, parent will have the option to agree to the collection and use of their child’s personal information without consenting to the disclosure of such information to third parties.
If Playmates Toys collects and stores personally identifiable information from children visitors, under COPPA, parents have the option to do any of the following: (1) access or correct any errors contained in the personally identifiable information that the Playmates Toys, Inc. website has collected and stored from your child; (2) request to have this information deleted; (3) request that Playmates Toys, Inc. no longer collect or use the personally identifiable information collected from your child; or (4) request that personally identifiable information collected from your child not be disclosed to third parties, except when required by law. TO make any such requests, please use the contact information provided at the bottom of this policy.
To learn more about COPPA, please consult this simple one-page informational guide from the kidSAFE Seal Program.
California Privacy Rights
The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) provides California residents with certain rights with respect to their personal information:
- Right to request that we disclose, no more than twice in a 12-month period:
- The categories and specific pieces of personal information we have collected about you.
- The categories and sources from which personal information is collected.
- The business or commercial purposes for collecting or selling personal information.
- The categories of third parties with whom we share personal information.
We will provide this information upon receipt of a verifiable consumer request. How we will verify your identity depends on how you have interacted with us in the past.
- The categories and sources of personal information we collect and the business or commercial purposes for collecting personal information are described in the Collection of Information and Use of Information sections.
- Right to request that we delete any personal information about you that we have collected from you, subject to certain exceptions. If we are required to delete your personal information, then upon receipt of a verifiable request, we will delete your personal information from our records and direct any service providers to delete your personal information from their records.
- Right to opt-out of the “sale” of your personal information to third parties. We do not sell personal information obtained from individuals known to be under 16 to third parties without consent. Some of our sharing activities at our sites directed to adults or general audiences may be considered a “sale” of personal information under California law.
California residents can exercise their CCPA rights by contacting us by email at [email protected] and including “Children’s Privacy Request” in the subject line. Or you may mail us at the address below.
We will take steps to verify that you are the parent. We will not discriminate against you for exercising your rights; provided, however, if you decline to provide parental authorization in circumstances where it is required, we cannot make those services available to your child.
California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits our visitors who are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. VladandNikitoys.com does not disclose personal information of children to third parties for their direct marketing purposes without parental consent. To make such a request, please send an email to: [email protected] or mail us at the address at the bottom of this policy.
Data Security Measures
The security of your personal information is important to us. We use Security Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption technology to encrypt sensitive personal information (such as your address and phone number) before it travels over the internet.
We follow generally accepted standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. However, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. If you have any questions about security on our Website, you can contact us by emailing [email protected].
Acceptance of Privacy Terms and Conditions
Your access to and use of this site is subject to the above privacy terms and conditions and all applicable laws. By accessing and browsing this site, you accept, without limitation or qualification, these terms and conditions. Playmates Toys, Inc. may at any time revise these privacy terms and conditions. You are bound by any such revisions and should therefore periodically visit this page to review the then current privacy terms and conditions to which you are bound.
If you have questions regarding the Playmates Toys, Inc.’s Privacy Statement, please contact:
Email: [email protected]
909 N. Pacific Coast Highway, Suite 800
El Segundo, CA 90245