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Cookies Policy

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Cookies Policy

What are Cookies

A cookie is a piece of information in the form of a very small text file which is stored on your computer when you visit certain web pages. A cookie can be thought of as an internet user's identification card, which tell a web site when the user has returned. At Smythstoys.com we use cookies to keep track of what you have in your basket, and to remember you when you return to our site. To order products on Smythstoys.com, you need to have cookies enabled. If you don't wish to enable cookies, you'll still be able to browse the site although you won't be able to make any purchases online.

Cookies can't harm your computer. We don't store personally identifiable information such as your home address or credit card details in cookies we create, but we do use encrypted information gathered from them to help improve your experience of the site. For example, they help us to identify and resolve errors, or to determine relevant related products to show you when you're browsing. We are providing you with this information to comply with recent legislation, and to make sure we're honest and clear about your privacy when using our website.

Our Cookie Policy

In order for you to utilize the online shopping and personalised features on Smythstoys.com, your computer, tablet or mobile device will need to accept cookies, as we can only provide you with certain personalised features of this website when cookies are enabled. Our cookies don't store sensitive information such as your name, address or payment details: they simply hold the 'key' that, once you're signed in, is associated with this information.

However, if you'd prefer to restrict, block or delete cookies from Smyths.com, or any other website, you can use your browser to do this. By using the Smythstoys.com website, you are agreeing to our Privacy and Cookie policies and consent to the use of cookies and similar technologies by us and our carefully selected third party partners as described in these policies (list of cookies below). If you do not agree to such use, please see below for details on how to adjust your settings and disable these cookies.

Purpose of our cookies

The following is a list of our cookies and the purpose of them:

ASP.NET_SessionId

This cookie allows our web servers to respond to your actions on the website such as "Add to basket" or browsing the website. The website wouldn't work for you without it.

Smyths-anon

This cookie is used to track customers who have added to their basket anonymously. These are customers who are not logged into a Smyths account.

Smyths_cookieAck
This cookie is used to verify if the customer has acknowleged the cookie policy.

Smyths_viewed
This cookie is used to track customers recently viewed products when browsing the website.

Smyths_cookieAck
This cookie is used to verify if the customer has acknowleged the cookie policy.

_utma, _utmb, _utmz
These cookies enable the function of Google Analytics. Google Analytics helps us collect and analyse visitor information such as where visitors have come from, browser usage and visitor numbers. That information helps us to improve our website and your shopping experience.

_RequestVerificationToken
These cookie is used to ensure that you and only you can submit a form via the website.

_atuvc
These cookies enable you to share products you have found with your friends throgh printing, email sharing and social edia sharing.

Third Party Cookies

When you visit Smythstoys.com you may notice some cookies that aren't related to Smyths Toys. If you go on to a web page that contains embedded content, for example from YouTube, you may be sent cookies from these websites. We don't control the setting of these cookies, so we suggest you check the third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.

Social Network Sites

We have a variety of pages on social networking sites such as Facebook. If you use these pages, the hosting sites may drop cookies onto your devices. We do not control the setting of, and accept no liability in connection with these cookies so please look at the third-party websites for more information about what they do with cookies and how you can manage them. From time to time we may run competitions or other applications within Facebook or other social networking site, these applications may drop cookies onto your devices and you are advised to read the terms of the application for more information.

Managing Cookies

If cookies aren't enabled on your computer, it will mean that your shopping experience on our website will be limited to browsing and researching; you won't be able to add products to your basket and buy them.

To enable cookies

If you're not sure of the type and version of web browser you use to access the Internet:

For PCs: click on 'Help' at the top of your browser window and select the 'About' option.

For Macs: with the browser window open, click on the Apple menu and select the 'About' option.

If you would like more information about cookies, we would suggest you visit www.aboutcookies.org.

If you would like to contact us in relation to the above please do so through our online Contact Us form.