Privacy Policy

1. Acknowledgment and Acceptance of Terms

FIRST in Michigan is committed to protecting your privacy. This privacy statement sets forth our current privacy practices with regard to the information we collect when you or your computer interact with FIRST in Michigan. By accessing FIRST in Michigan, you acknowledge and fully understand our privacy statement and freely consent to the information collection and use practices described in this Website privacy statement.

We are a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization and are exempt from compliance with the United States Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). Nevertheless, we choose to protect the privacy of children under the age of 13, residing outside of the European Union, within the spirit of COPPA, and those residing in the European Union as provided by the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Youth under the age of 13 are not permitted to create accounts or provide personal data on our website. If we learn that we have personal data obtained directly from a child under 13, we will delete that data as soon as possible.

2. Participating Third-Party Websites

Other websites linked to this website have their own privacy statements that can be viewed by clicking on the corresponding links within each respective website. FIRST in Michigan is not responsible for the privacy practices or contents of third-party websites. We recommend and encourage that you always review the privacy policies of third-party websites before you provide any personal information or complete any transaction in such websites.

3. Information We Collect and How We Use It

FIRST in Michigan collects certain information from and about its users through user account creation and modification and through web server logs. This information includes personally identifiable information, including:
-First name
-Last initial
-E-mail address

The server on which this information is stored is encrypted.

After a user logs into the website, cookies are employed to track the user’s “logged in” status.

Some information that users commit is publicly viewable. This information only includes first name and last initial (NOT e-mail address), along with submitted donation amounts.

We do not disclose any personally identifiable information to third parties except to the extent necessary including:
-To protect ourselves from liability.
-To respond to legal process or comply with law.

4. Changes to This Statement

FIRST in Michigan has the discretion to occasionally update this privacy statement. We encourage you to periodically review this privacy statement to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personally identifiable information that we collect.

5. Contacting Us

If you have questions regarding our privacy statement, its implementation, failure to adhere to this privacy statement, and/or our general practices, please contact Gail Alpert at or 248-425-4148.