**Privacy Policy for Rankin McKenzie**

Effective Date: August 3, 2023

Thank you for visiting rankinmckenzie.com. This Privacy Policy explains how Rankin McKenzie (“we,” “our,” or “us”) collects, uses, and protects your personal information when you interact with our website. We are committed to safeguarding your privacy and ensuring the security of your personal information. Please read this policy carefully to understand our practices regarding your data.

**1. What information do we collect?**

We may collect the following types of information:

– **Personal Information**: This includes information that can be used to identify you personally, such as your name, email address, phone number, and any other information you voluntarily provide to us through our website.

– **Automatically Collected Information**: When you visit our website, we may collect certain information automatically, including your IP address, browser type, operating system, referring URLs, pages viewed, and other browsing information.

**2. How do we use your information?**

We use the information we collect for the following purposes:

– To provide and improve our website’s functionality and user experience.
– To respond to inquiries, comments, or requests submitted through our contact forms.
– To send you marketing and promotional materials if you have opted to receive them.
– To analyze website traffic and usage patterns to understand and improve our services.
– To enforce our terms of service and protect the security and integrity of our website.

**3. Cookies and Similar Technologies**

We may use cookies, web beacons, and similar technologies to enhance your browsing experience on our website. Cookies are small data files stored on your device that help us recognize you as a repeat visitor and remember your preferences. You can adjust your browser settings to disable cookies if you wish, but please note that some features of our website may not function properly without cookies.

**4. Third-party Services**

We may use third-party service providers to assist us in operating our website or to analyze website traffic and usage. These third-party providers may have access to your personal information but are obligated to use it only to perform specific tasks on our behalf and in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

**5. Data Retention**

We will retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected or as required by law. When your data is no longer needed, we will securely dispose of it.

**6. Security Measures**

We take reasonable measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, please understand that no data transmission over the internet or storage system can be guaranteed as 100% secure.

**7. Your Choices**

You have the right to:

– Access, correct, or update your personal information.
– Opt-out of receiving marketing communications from us.
– Request the deletion of your personal information, subject to applicable laws and regulations.

**8. Children’s Privacy**

Our website is not intended for use by individuals under the age of 16. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children. If you believe that we have inadvertently collected personal information from a child, please contact us immediately.

**9. Changes to this Privacy Policy**

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. Any changes will be posted on this page, and the “Effective Date” at the top will reflect the latest revision. We encourage you to review this page periodically to stay informed about how we handle your personal information.

**10. Contact Us**

If you have any questions, concerns, or requests related to this Privacy Policy, please contact us at:

[email protected]

By using our website, you consent to the terms of this Privacy Policy and the collection and use of your personal information as described herein.