Privacy Policy


Who we are

LOVEfirst’s purpose is to provide immediate and long-term care for people displaced by Oregon’s wildfires. We are partnering with community leaders to offer human services, supplies and resources, and shelter in real time. If you are interested in loving our community alongside us through donations or service, you can reach us directly at

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


We currently do not allow commenting on your website. If/When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments 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: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

All contact form submissions are stored off this server. No PII (personally identifiable information) is stored on this server. For Google Forms, please see Google’s privacy policy and terms which are displayed within the form itself.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on 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.


Who we share your data with

To better serve our users we utilize Google Analytics to collect anonymous analytical data which is used to improve our site. Housing requests are shared with relevant third parties, you may request to have your information removed by emailing:

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service. Anonymous analytical data is sent to Google.

Your contact information

Additional information

How we protect your data

We do not store any personally identifiable information (PII) in this site. Any form submissions are stored offsite and a secure location.

What data breach procedures we have in place

In case of a data breach, we will notify users and appropriate officials.

What third parties we receive data from

We may receive data from the following third parties:
Google (via Google Forms, Docs and G-Suite services).

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements

LOVEfirst Disaster Relief is a registered non-profit organization within the state of Oregon. No PII (personally identifiable information) is stored on this server.