Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Alakat Publishing uses and protects any information that you give Alakat Publishing when you use this website.

Who we are

Alakat Publishing Ltd/Toy World is committed to maintaining the trust and confidence of our readers and visitors to our web site. Alakat Publishing Ltd/Toy World will not sell, rent or trade email lists with other companies and businesses for marketing purposes. In this Privacy Policy, we’ve provided information on how we collect your personal information, how we use it, the limited conditions under which we may disclose it to others and how we keep it secure.

Types of data we collect:

Google Analytics
When someone visits our website, we use a third-party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. This tells us the number of visitors to the various parts of the site and does not identify individuals.

Online Mailing List
If you sign up for our daily email newsflash, we collect personal information. We use that information to provide the newsflash and breaking news service and to contact you if we need to obtain additional information. We don’t rent or trade email lists with other organisations and businesses, although we may occasionally send additional mailouts that we consider to be of interest to our readers.

We use a third-party provider, MailChimp, to deliver our newsflash. We gather statistics from email opening and clicks to help us monitor and improve our service. You can unsubscribe to general mailings at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any of our emails or by emailing

Print Subscription Mailing List
If you sign up to the print copy mailing list for Toy World Magazine, we collect personal information such as name, address, job title, company name, email/phone contact details. We use that information to deliver the magazine and to contact you if we need additional information. We won’t rent or trade this data with anyone else.

You can unsubscribe to postal mailings at any time by emailing or contacting any member of Toy World staff.

Why do we collect this data?
The information is collected so that we can provide our readers and website users with the best possible service. Our lawful basis for processing is consent, and individuals may choose to opt out at any time as detailed above.

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to anyone else unless we are required by law to do so. We may occasionally use your personal information to send you promotional material which we think you may find interesting.

Access to your personal information
You are entitled to view, amend, or delete the personal information that we hold. Email your request to You may request details of the information which we hold about you. If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please email us as soon as possible and we will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect, subject to identity verification.

How secure is your data?
We will ensure that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place procedures to safeguard and secure all information that is entrusted to us.

Changes to this Privacy Notice
This policy was updated on May 18th, 2018, and will be reviewed periodically. You are advised to check from time to time for any updates.