Information Collection, Use, and Sharing
Your Access to and Control Over Information
You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the email address or phone number given on our website:
We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.
Wherever we collect sensitive information (such as credit card data), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a closed lock icon at the bottom of your web browser, or looking for "https" at the beginning of the address of the web page.
While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.
Communications from Sportstoys.ca
We will send you information about our various products and services, or other products and services we feel may be of interest to you. Only Sportstoys.ca (or agents or contractors working on behalf of Sportstoys.ca and under confidentiality agreements) will send you these direct mailings. If you do not want to receive email communications from Sportstoys.ca about our own or third-party products and services that may be of interest to you, you can update your preferences in the My Account section of the Website. You can also click on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of one of our emails. Even if you opt-out of email marketing we may still communicate with via email regarding your use of our Website, your orders or your account, or for similar transactional or administrative reasons.
Sportstoys.ca uses third-party advertising companies to serve advertisements on our behalf. These companies may use a cookie or an action tag, also known as a Web Beacon or a 1 pixel .gif file, to tailor the advertisements you see on this Website and other sites, to track your response to their advertisement and to measure the effectiveness of their advertising or to award incentives or points to their members who respond to their advertisements. We also provide these companies with Personal Information to help them serve more relevant advertisements for our companies' products. The cookies, action tags or similar files do not contain any Personally Identifiable Information. It can be placed on a web page or in an email to transmit information, which could include personal information.
We may use web beacons, in conjunction with cookies, for a number of reasons, including:
In addition to our use of these applications, certain third parties and affiliates may set and access cookies on your computer, and use web beacons in conjunction with them. For example, third parties or affiliates may administer Sportstoys.ca banner advertising programs on non- Sportstoys.ca websites, or they may provide auditing, research or reporting. Specifically, a third-party provider may collect information to target some Sportstoys.ca advertisements. You can learn more about targeted advertising, its benefits and your choices by going to http://www.aboutads.info/consumers/. The targeted advertising companies we work with are members of the Network Advertising Initiative. The NAI allows you to limit targeted advertising from its members by using an opt-out tool available on the NAI website at: http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/
For example, we use "cookies" on our website. A cookie is a small amount of data, often including an anonymous unique identifier, sent to your browser from a website. If your browser's preferences are set to accept it, the cookie is stored on your computer's hard drive. Your browser will permit a website to access the cookies it has sent to you, but not the cookies sent to you by other websites.
Our cookies provide information that makes it easier for you to use our website. They enable you to make purchases on Sportstoys.ca and move uninterrupted between site areas. They collect information about your use of our site, your computer's operating system and browser type, your Internet service provider, domain name and IP address, and the website visited before our site and the link used to leave our site.
Please note: To complete a purchase on our website, you'll need to accept cookies sent by our site. Blocking our cookies may also impact the usability of other features on sportstoys.ca