Cookies & privacy

This site is owned and operated by The Toy Barn, Blackmarsh Farm, Sherborne, DT9 4JX. 
Please read carefully the following terms & conditions as they set out the basis upon which you can visit and use the toy-barn.co.uk website. We reserve the right to change these terms and conditions from time to time and we advise you to read through them each time that you use the site.

Intellectual Property Rights
All rights, including copyright, in this website are owned by or licensed to the Toy Barn. Any use of this website or its contents, including copying or storing it, in part or in whole, other than for your own personal, non-commercial use is prohibited without the prior permission of the Toy Barn. You may not modify, adapt, alter, distribute or create derivative works of or from this website, in whole or in part.

Links to Third Party Websites
This site may provide links to third party websites from time to time (third party sites) that we believe may be of interest to you. We do not control or vet these third party sites; the Toy Barnճ privacy policy does not cover those third party sites. We advise you to read the privacy statement applicable to each third party site you visit and we will not accept any responsibility for or liability in respect of either the contents or your use of these third party sites.

Accuracy of Content
We have taken all reasonable precautions to ensure that the information provided within this website is accurate; in particular that prices shown are correct at the time of publishing and that all items have been fairly described. All prices quoted are inclusive of VAT (if applicable) but exclusive of delivery charges. Whilst all reasonable effort has been taken to display colours accurately, we cannot guarantee that your monitorճ display will accurately reflect this.

Limitation of Liability
We will not be liable for any loss or damage of any kind suffered by you arising directly or indirectly as a result of your use of this website or of the information provided within this website save that nothing in these terms and conditions shall exclude or limit liability in relation to any damages arising from death or personal injury resulting from your use of this website to the extent caused by the negligence of the Toy Barn.

Damage to your Computer
We make all reasonable effort to ensure that this website is free from viruses and defects. However, we cannot guarantee that use of this website or of any third party websites accessed through it, will not damage your computer or files programmes and information stored on your computer and we shall not be liable for any loss or damage to your computer files programmes or information arising as a result of your use of this website.

Account Security
It is your responsibility that you ensure that all information with regards to your account is kept confidential. We shall not accept responsibility for any loss or damage as a result of you not keeping all such information confidential.

Messages Disclaimer
You must not submit any messages to the site that are defamatory, offensive, menacing, abusive, obscene, racist, or likely to cause nuisance, offence or embarrassment, damage or inconvenience to either us or our customers, or are in any other way objectionable or illegal. We retain the right to reject any order you may place and remove any such comments from any order placed by you.

Privacy Policy
As a UK based website we endeavour to ensure that all personal information provided is handled in accordance with the 1998 UK Data Protection Act and use technology that protects your information (including credit card details) from unauthorised use or access. however, no information transferred over the Internet or wireless network can be guaranteed to be completely secure. There may be instances where your data travels internationally even to places outside the European Union. If you visit or use our website you are authorising us to process your data in this way.

When you place an order with the Toy Barn, we ask for your name, email address, delivery address, contact and credit card details. We keep a record of this information so that we can recognise you and fulfil any orders you place with the Toy Barn. We retain details of your orders copies of anyʠcorrespondence you send us and, in common with lots of organisations, in order to maintain high standards of customer service, we may record, and sometimes play back for training purposes, incoming telephone calls.

We are committed to protecting your personal information and we will endeavour only to use or disclose personal information collected from you for the efficient delivery of our services to you and to work towards improving those services by:

  • Communicating with you about your orders.
  • Performing marketing and promotional activities.
  • Understanding the interests and buying behaviour of our website users and visitors.
  • Disclosing your personal information on a need to know basis to agents that we use to help us improve our service to you and to process orders placed by you (for example credit card companies) or any appropriate investigative third party if we believe you may be involved in any illegal or harmful conduct or if we are required to do so by law.
  • Transferring your personal information to other companies in the same group of companies as the Toy Barn or to a third party who acquires all or substantially all of the assets of The Toy Barn, this is because our data forms part of our assets, whether by merger acquisition reorganisation or otherwise.

Save as set out above, we will not sell use or otherwise disclose, any information we hold about you to any third parties unless you have provided us with your consent to do so.

The online shopping function of the site uses cookies to speed up the ordering process. Cookies are small text files which are sent to your computer and enable our website to recognise you. They are not computer programmes and are incapable of reading any material on your hard disk or disseminate viruses. They only contain such information as you have provided to us on the website. You can set up your computer so that it rejects cookies, (you will find instructions on how to do this at www.aboutcookies.org) but in doing so, in common with other online shopping facilities, you will be unable to use the shopping facility on this site.

You have the right to ask for a copy of your personal information held by us. If you have any questions about this privacy policy, or the use of your personal information, or if you wish to request us to stop using your information in any way, please write to the Data Protection Officer at the above address.

Suspension of site
We reserve the right to suspend your use of the website at any time to perform essential maintenance, change details and to remove any inaccurate or unauthorised material, and also to terminate your use of the website if you breach any of these terms and conditions.

Jurisdiction of site
This website, its content and any contracts arising out of it are governed by and construed in accordance with English law. By entering into a contract with the Toy Barn you agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.