Texas Children’s Toys privacy policy and legal statement

Texas Children’s Toys values its customers and respects their privacy. We collect customer information in an effort to improve your shopping experience and our delivery of services to you. Texas Children’s Toys recognizes it must maintain and use customer information responsibly. We do not sell, trade or rent to third parties information you provide.

This policy describes the personal information Texas Children’s Toys collects about you, why we collect it, and how we use it.

If our information practices change in the future, we will let you know by posting the policy changes on our Web site.

What kind of information does Texas Children’s Toys collect? How does it use the information?

We collect information (such as your name, e-mail address, mailing address and phone and credit card numbers) from you when you place an order.

We use your information to process your order. We also send you e-mail to confirm your order, and we might contact you via phone, postal mail or e-mail if we have questions regarding your order. Your credit card number is securely transmitted to the bank processor and is not stored on the Texas Children’s Web site.

If you are ordering a gift for delivery to a patient at Texas Children’s Hospital, you will need to provide us with the patient’s name. Texas Children’s Toys shall protect patient-identifiable information in accordance with Texas Children’s Hospital’s policies relating to confidentiality and all applicable federal and state laws.

How does Texas Children’s Toys protect customer information?

We use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software, the industry standard and among the best software available for secure online commerce transactions, to ensure your information is protected. It encrypts all personal information, including name, address and credit card number, so it cannot be read as it travels over the Internet.

How does Texas Children’s Toys protect children's privacy?

Like you, Texas Children’s Toys is concerned about the safety of children when they use the Internet. Consistent with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998, we will never knowingly request personally-identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13 without prior verifiable parental consent.

Credit card safeguard

Security relating to credit card information collected by Texas Children’s Toys is provided by Cybercash. Additional information about this company can be found at www.cybercash.com.

Statement of purpose

By ordering items from Texas Children’s Toys Web site, you will be purchasing these items and will be charged accordingly. You will receive your purchased items via delivery at the address you specify in your information or you may have your items delivered to a patient who has been admitted to Texas Children’s Hospital if you specify the patient’s name. It is crucial that you review the information you send us for proper spelling and typing errors so that we can process your order correctly. Texas Children’s is not responsible for problems relating to incorrect or false information that is provided to Texas Children’s Toys. Texas Children’s Toys retains the right, in its sole discretion, to deny access to the services provided herein to anyone at any time. By ordering from Texas Children’s Toys, you agree to be bound by all the terms and conditions herein.