Preserving the Stories of Rural Southwest Alabama and Beyond, One Story at A Time
Protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy applies to
www.rankinsfiles.com, and The Rankins Files and governs data collection and usage. For the
Rankins Files website is a book sales and publishing products site. By using The Rankins Files
website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.
Collection of your Personal Information
In order to better provide you with products and services offered, The Rankins Files may collect
personally identifiable information, such as your:
-First and Last Name
- Mailing Address
- E-mail Address
- Phone Number
If you purchase The Rankins Files's products and services, third-party payment services collect billing and credit card information. This information is used to complete the purchase transaction.
We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us.
The Rankins Files does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.
The Rankins Files may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send
you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties
are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to The Rankins Files, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they
leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally
Security of your Personal Information
The Rankins Files secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure.
The Rankins Files uses the following methods for this purpose:
When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is
protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.
We strive to take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or
alteration of your personal information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or
any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect
your personal information, you acknowledge that: (a) there are security and privacy limitations
inherent to the Internet which are beyond our control; and (b) security, integrity, and privacy of
any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through this Site cannot be
Changes to this Statement
you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the
primary email address specified in your account, by placing a prominent notice on our website,
and/or by updating any privacy information. Your continued use of the website and/or Services
available after such modifications will constitute your: (a) acknowledgment of the modified Privacy
Policy; and (b) agreement to abide and be bound by that Policy.
The Rankins Files welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If
you believe that The Rankins Files has not adhered to this Statement, please contact The Rankins
The Rankins Files
P. O. Box 726
Jackson, Alabama 36545
Effective as of October 1, 2021