Privacy Policy

Who we are

We are the volunteers who plan the FIRST Robotics Competition Iowa Regional. Our website address is: As a part of FIRST, we follow the FIRST Privacy Policies.


When visitors complete contact forms or other forms on the site we collect the data shown in the form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here:

We use this information to answer your questions and communicate with you. We do not share this information outside of the Iowa Regional Planning Committee, the FIRST Regional Director, and appropriate volunteers and staff at FIRST.

Embedded content from other websites

Suggested text: This site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Where we send your data

Suggested text: Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.