FAQs

At Les Folies, we have always placed the quality of our products in the centre of our approach. Our consumers have been placing their confidence in us for more than 20 years now and now we do everything to ensure we don't let them down.

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How is Sophie the Giraffe made?
Please have a look at this amazing video.

Sophie the Giraffe has been handmade in France for 55 years. It requires more than 14 manual operations to create it, which includes hand painting. Each Sophie the Giraffe is unique.

What is Sophie made of?

Sophie is made from 100% natural rubber and high quality alimentary paint witch is safe for your child. Natural latex rubber can deteriorate in the sun or when stored ‘inactive’ for many years.

How do i take care of my Sophie?

The best way to clean Sophie the Giraffe is to lightly wipe with a damp cloth and soapy water. Please do not submerge Sophie as the water  can affect the squeaker. This recommendation is also indicated on the packaging of each product.

Do not put Sophie in a microwave, steam steriliser, dishwasher or in boiling water.

 

What if I communicate with Les Folies electronically?

When you send an email to Les Folies or visit the web site, you are communicating with us electronically. When you send an email to Les Folies, you consent to receive communications from us electronically in response. Please note that this does not constitute opting in to our email or direct mail lists. Les Folies may communicate with you by email, by updating or posting notices on the web site. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosure and other communications that Les Folies provides to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communication be in writing. All communications with Les Folies become the property of Les Folies. 

What is the significance of the number on Sophie’s leg?
In July 2011, Sophie the Giraffe was given a batch number which is located on the back of her leg. This enabling full traceability ( production date and laboratories tests). Each number corresponds to a certified batch test done in a laboratory and confirms its compliance with European and worldwide standards.
 
What information does Les Folies collect?

In order to serve you better, Les Folies collects and stores your personal information when you: (i) sign up to be notified of special deals like discounts and exclusive offers; or (ii) enter a contest or promotion on our site. An account is created when you make a purchase on Les Folies. When creating an account, we ask you for your first and last name, your e-mail address and perhaps some other similar information. If you are making a purchase, we will additionally ask you for your billing address and shipping address. 

Are Sophie and other Vulli products Australian and International Standards?

All Vulli products meet Australian and International Standards and Vulli’s testing and certification process ensures ongoing compliance.

What does Les Folies do with this personal information?

In order to serve you better, Les Folies collects and stores your personal information when you: (i) sign up to be notified of special deals like discounts and exclusive offers; or (ii) enter a contest or promotion on our site. An account is created when you make a purchase on Les Folies. When creating an account, we ask you for your first and last name, your e-mail address and perhaps some other similar information. If you are making a purchase, we will additionally ask you for your billing address and shipping address. 

How does Les Folies safeguard my personal information?

Les Folies has implemented a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information. Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of employees who have special access rights. When you place orders we offer the use of a secure server. We store your personal information securely in our Les Folies database. We never store your credit card information. 

Does Les Folies provide a way to update or remove personal information?

Please send an email to one of the Les Folies girls indicating you wish your information to be removed from our order system. We will complete this and provide you with notice once this has been done. Please be aware that we will need your information to process your order before it is removed. 

How does Les Folies use my e-mail address?

Your e-mail address is used to create and identify your account on Les Folies. Your e-mail address is also used by Les Folies to correspond with you about any orders that you may place or to notify you with the results of any contests you may have entered. We may also use your e-mail address to notify you about important functionality changes to the Web site, new Les Folies services and special offers and promotions we think you'll find valuable. If you would rather not receive this information, or would like to opt-out of receiving e-mail of this kind, simply send us an email to let us know.

PLEASE NOTE: It can take up to 3 business days to process this request so you may get another email from us. Thank you in advance for your understanding.

Your consent

You acknowledge that this privacy policy is part of the terms of service and you agree that using this site signifies your assent to Les Folies privacy policy. Les Folies reserves the right to change the terms of service, including this privacy policy, at any time, without advanced notice. If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it. 

Our Shop Features

How this works

We have made buying adorable baby toys for fun, growth and learning available in Australia from around the world. You can buy online easily, find a stockist near you or become a stockist yourself and stock Sophie the Giraffe in your store.

Only Genuine Stockists

You can be rest assured that anyone stores around Australia stocking product distributed by Les Folies is 100% genuine and made of baby safe materials. Use our stockist finder and shop with confidence.

Safe & Secure

For online orders, we use the internationally recognised online payment system PayPal for the collection of your payment and delivery information. This means your information is safe, stored securely and only accessible by us.