Smart toys? Be smart in how you use them!
A talking doll, smart speaker or robot: maybe your little darling has some sort of smart toy on their wish list for Christmas and the festive season. But before you order one of these toys, it’s better to know what you’re dealing with. Research has shown that not all manufacturers of smart toys are very concerned about the security and privacy of the children who use them: smart robots that send out information to third parties; smartwatches that are easy to hack into, or a talking doll that spies on children, etc.
So you need to be smart in the way you deal with these toys. The website at ikbeslis.be from the Data Protection Authority is there to help you. Visit the site and both parents and children will benefit from valuable tips about buying these toys and how best to set them so they are secure. Forewarned is forearmed!