Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is issued by ‘The Toy Shop’, which is physical and online store retailing children’s toys and gifts. Please read this privacy policy before using the site or submitting any personal information. We take the protection of your personal information seriously and will process your personal data lawfully and transparently. This privacy notice describes the personal data we are collecting about you and how it is used.

The Toy Shop is based in Ireland and our website is hosted on Register 365 servers that are located in Ireland and the UK. We have physical, electronic and procedural safeguards in place that safeguard personal information about you. This includes an SSL Cert, which makes sure our site is secured to protect transactions with up to 256-bit Secure Sockets Layer encryption.

What information do we collect

Information is collected from you when you register with an account on our site or when you place an order. The information we collect when registering or ordering on this site will be your name, email address, mailing address, phone number or credit card information. These details are needed so that we can deliver your orders to you and send service messages by either email or phone for order and delivery updates

When choosing to register an account with us, you are required to set up a password which will enable you to access your account on The Toy Shop website. You are responsible for the password you choose and it is advised that you keep this password to yourself and not share it with anyone else.

When you use our website, we automatically receive your computer’s internet protocol (IP) address in order to provide us with information that helps us learn about your browser and operating system.

If you decide to opt-in for our email marketing, you have granted us permission, to send you emails about our store, new products and other marketing related updates.

Online Payments

We currently use both Paypal and Stripe as gateways for our payments. These payment gateways are e-commerce platforms which deliver a seamless, secure payment experience and all have sophisticated fraud tools to manage risk and fight current and next-generation fraudsters. All payment transactions are encrypted using SSL technology.

Third Party Organisations

The Third Party organisations associated with The Toy Shop only have access to your personal information as it is needed to perform their tasks. Their access to that data is contractually bound and they cannot use it for other purposes. In each case where we share your data, we remain the Data Controller and the third-party organisation as a Data Processor must abide by the practices outlined in this policy and can only use the data as instructed by The Toy Shop.

Google analytics: Our website uses Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager to help us learn about who visits our site and what pages are being looked at.


Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have click on these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites and recommend you to read their privacy statements.

Sharing your Information

In order to earn the trust of our customers, we will not sell, distribute or lease any of your personal information to third parties. The only time we will share information is if we have your permission or are required by law to do so.

Controlling your Personal Information

Under the Data Protection Act 1998, you are entitled to request details of personal information which we hold about you. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please email

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is inaccurate or incomplete, please email us at the above address. We will swiftly correct any information found to be incorrect.

Marketing Newsletter

If you have agreed to sign up for our Newsletter, we’ll send you marketing newsletters by email to keep you aware of what we’re up to.

You will be able to opt-in or opt-out of receiving these newsletters at any time. If you want to stop receiving marketing newsletters you can do the following to be removed from our mailing list:

  • Click unsubscribe in the link in the newsletter emails
  • Email if you do not wish to receive information from us.
Contacting us about Privacy

If, at any time, you have questions or concerns about our privacy practices, please feel free Contact Us.

Privacy Policy last updated 25th June 2018.