We do not collect any personally identifiable information unless you voluntarily provide it to us. Personally Identifiable Information includes information such as your full name, home address, telephone number and e-mail address). You are responsible for ensuring the accuracy of the Personally Identifiable Information you submit to Toy Engine. Inaccurate information will affect the information you receive when using the Site and tools and our ability to contact you. For example, your e-mail address should be kept current because that is one of the primary means by which we are able to communicate with you.
If you do not agree with these terms, do not provide any Personally Identifiable Information to us. If you refuse or withdraw your consent, or if you choose not to provide us with any required Personally Identifiable Information, we may not be able to provide you with products or services that can be offered on the Site only if we have access to certain Personally Identifiable Information.
3. The Information We Gather
Toy Engine gathers two types of information about users:
3.1. Non-Personal Information
When users come to the Site, we collect and aggregate Non-Personal Information indicating, among other things, which pages of the Site were visited, the order in which they were visited and which hyperlinks were "clicked." Collecting such information involves the logging of the IP addresses, operating system and browser software used by each user to the Site. Although such information is not Personally Identifiable Information, we can determine from an IP address a user's Internet Service Provider and the geographic location of his or her point of connectivity.
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3.2. Personally Identifiable Information
We collect Personally Identifiable Information that you provide to us when you make purchases in on our site, subscribe to e-mail newsletters, and send e-cards (13 and under only.)
(b) Making Purchases. Purchase on our site are currently done through embedded third party venders, mainly Amazon.com, iTunes, and CDBaby. Toy Engine only collects Personally Identifiable Information when users purchase audiobook products through our site. Our third party vender for audiobooks CDBaby.com which stores the digital download and payment link. For other products, we use Amazon.com pages embedded on the Site. Users may provide personally Identifiable Information through Amazon that may include, but may not be limited to, your first and last name, date of birth, mailing address, e-mail address, telephone number, credit card number and expiration date. However, Toy Engine does not have access to this information. This Personally Identifiable Information is used to process the order, send the product and/or provide the service. App sales currently links to a third party vender such as iTunes.
(c) Subscribing to Newsletters. You may subscribe to the "Toy Engine News". "Toy Engine News" is a monthly (occasionally bi-monthly) newsletter e-mailed to subscribers. When you subscribe to our "Toy Engine News" e-mail newsletter, we may ask for your first and last name, e-mail address and if you are 13 or older.
4. How We Use (and Do Not Use) the Information We Gather
Please take some time to familiarize yourself with the different ways Toy Engine uses the information that we gather.
4.1. Non-Personal Information.
Toy Engine uses Non-Personal Information primarily in aggregate form to build higher quality, more useful services by performing statistical analyses of the collective characteristics and behavior of our users, and by measuring demographics and interests regarding specific areas of the Site.
4.2. Personally Identifiable Information.
(a) Making Purchases. Toy Engine uses this Personally Identifiable Information collected during the purchasing process to fulfill the order, send the product and/or provide the service.
(b) Subscribing to Newsletters. Toy Engine uses contact information collected during subscription to send you the newsletter.
(d) Sending E-Cards to a Friend. When you provide information to send an e-card to a friend, Toy Engine will only use the information given to send the e-card and will not retain the information once the e-card is sent.
(f) Participating in Online Polls and Surveys. Toy Engine may share aggregate information about our users with our advertising partners, such as that gathered from online polls or surveys. We need to do this so that our advertising partners can target their advertisements at the right audiences. Please however note that we do not give any personally identifiable information collected from users to any of our advertising partners.
(h) Disclosure to Toy Engine Operations and Maintenance Contractors. Toy Engine operations and maintenance contractors sometimes have limited access to your Personally Identifiable Information in the course of providing products or services to Toy Engine. These contractors include vendors and suppliers that provide us with technology, services, and/or content related to better operation and maintenance of the Site. Unless you have opted-out of receiving e-mails and newsletters from Toy Engine, these contractors also may have access to your e-mail address to send newsletters to you on our behalf. Access to your Personally Identifiable Information by these contractors is limited to the information reasonably necessary for the contractor to perform its limited function for Toy Engine. We also contractually require that our operations and maintenance contractors not use or disclose your Personally Identifiable Information for any purpose other than providing us with products and services, and that they secure your Personally Identifiable Information with safeguards equivalent to our own safeguards.
5. Children's Privacy
6. Linked Sites
7. Toy Engine Security Procedures
The security and confidentiality of your information is extremely important to us. We have implemented technical, administrative, and physical security measures to protect your information from unauthorized access and improper use. From time to time, we review our security procedures in order to consider appropriate new technology and methods. Despite Toy Engine's efforts to protect your Personally Identifiable Information, there is always some risk that an unauthorized third party may find a way around our security systems or that transmissions of your information over the Internet will be intercepted.
(a) Toy Engine employs Amazon technology for payment processing which requires both a personal username and a password in order for users to access their Personally Identifiable Information.
(b) Toy Engine uses firewalls to protect information held in our servers.
(c) Toy Engine closely monitors the limited number of Toy Engine employees who have potential access to your Personally Identifiable Information.
(d) Amazon technology employs backs-up systems to protect the integrity of your Personally Identifiable Information.
9. International Users
10. Accessing, Changing or Deleting Your Personally Identifiable Information
If you want to (a) delete your Personally Identifiable Information from our systems, (b) update the Personally Identifiable Information that you have provided to us, or (c) change your preferences with respect to contacts or other activities, you can e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org .We try to promptly answer every e-mail, but may not always be able to do so. Keep in mind, however, that there will be residual information that will remain within Toy Engine databases, access logs and other records, which may or may not contain such personally identifiable information. Toy Engine reserves the right, from time to time, to recontact former users of the Site. Toy Engine Fun Hub: Family site with free games free digital products.
11. Questions, Comments or Concerns