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FIRST Privacy Policy and User Agreement

At FIRST, we take privacy and security of personal information very seriously. This Privacy Policy discloses the privacy practices for FIRST, its web site, and various related services.

Participants and parents, and other persons entering any FIRST online system or database understand and agree to the terms in the FIRST Privacy Policy and User Agreement

Intellectual Property (IP) Policy
Policy on the Use of FIRST Trademarks and Copyrighted Materials (including FIRST and The LEGO Group Intellectual Property) (pdf icon163 KB) 

FIRST Link Disclaimer 

This website includes links to other sites operated by third parties. We have not reviewed the information on other sites and are not responsible for any of the content on these sites. The inclusion of these links in no way indicates their endorsement, support, or approval of the contents of this site. By clicking on any of these links, you agree that FIRST is not responsible for the content provided on the destination site.

We are not responsible for the actions, content, accuracy, opinions expressed, privacy policies, products, or services, or for any damages or losses, directly or indirectly, caused or alleged to have been caused as a result of your use or reliance on such information. We have the right to edit, remove, or deny access to content that is determined to be, in our sole discretion, unacceptable.

Cultural Sensitivity Statement

FIRST is a non-denominational, non-partisan public charity that welcomes all cultures and religions to participate in our programs and activities. We are guided by sensitivity and respect for others, embracing a common goal of inspiring, engaging, and encouraging youth of all backgrounds to be part of the FIRST community and embrace the wonders of science and technology.


  • All FIRST and joint FIRST and LEGO trademarks are reflected in the Intellectual Property (IP) Policy on the Use of FIRST Trademarks and Copyrighted Materials (pdf icon(163 KB)
  • LabView and CompactRIO are trademarks of National Instruments and are used here with permission.