Privacy Policy


This policy covers how First Public handles personal information collected and received from or through our website. Personal information is information about you that identifies you individually—such as your name, address, e-mail address, or phone number—that might not be publicly available. This policy does not apply to the practice of entities or people that First Public does not own, control, employ, or manage.

Accessing Our Website

You are not required to be a First Public member or to provide personal information to use our website. We do not collect personal, identifying information such as your name and e-mail address unless you provide that information. However, First Public uses personal information in the course of business to provide products or services you request.

IP Address

We use your IP address (your computer's Internet address) to help diagnose problems with our server and administer our website.


First Public uses cookies (text files placed on your hard drive by a web server) to help personalize and maximize your experience and time online. Cookies are not used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. They are uniquely assigned to your computer and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. (Read more about how to manage cookies in Terms and Conditions.)

Registration and Forms

From our site, you may register to attend events or obtain services. These registrations may require you to provide the following:

  • Contact information such as your name and e-mail address
  • Unique identifier such as your Social Security Number (SSN)
  • Demographic information such as ZIP code and date of birth
  • Financial information to invoice for products or services purchased


The First Public Website contains links to other websites. First Public is not responsible for the privacy practices of sites other than our own. We encourage you to be aware of the privacy statements on other websites and to read these statements.

Protection of Information

Some areas of the First Public Website are secured and can only be accessed through the login. You must have a specific user identifier (user ID) and password to access secured resources from the First Public Website. For security reasons, do not share your user ID or password.

First Public protects confidential, personal information from other visitors to the First Public Website. The secured areas of the First Public Website have security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of information under our control.

Changes to This Statement

First Public reserves the right to change this privacy statement at any time. Notification of changes will be posted on the First Public Website. Because these changes may affect your personal information, we suggest that you look for information regarding changes on a regular basis and review the changes as soon as they are published on the website.