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Privacy Policy

The privacy policy applies to CALM, the portal's services that collects and distributes data for sharing disaster risk management information in Asia. It will cover personal information such as name, email address, the topics that you have selected, your preferred area of interest, the format of paper/project (summary or article), including the email notification frequency. This policy also gives you an option whether to publicize or to hide your name in the rating purposes as the papers and projects are peer viewed by the members through an online rating system.

Terms and Conditions

Please read these Terms carefully. Access to, and use of CALM (“Website”) and CALM Mobile App (“App”), including any of its content, is conditional on your agreement to these Terms. You must read, agree with, and accept all of the terms and conditions contained in these Terms. By creating an account, or by using or visiting our Website, you are bound to these Terms and you indicate your continued acceptance of these Terms.

  1. Your CALM Account
  2. If you create an account on the Website, you are responsible for maintaining the security of your account, and you are fully responsible for all activities that occur under the account and any other actions taken in connection with the account. You agree to provide and maintain accurate, current and complete information, including your contact information for notices and other communications from us. You may not use false or misleading information in connection to your account, or trade on the name or reputation of others, and CALM may change or remove any information that it considers inappropriate or unlawful, or otherwise likely to expose CALM to claims of third parties. You agree that we may take steps to verify the accuracy of information you have provided to us.

    You are responsible for taking reasonable steps to maintain the confidentiality of your username and password. You must immediately notify CALM of any unauthorized uses of your information, your account or any other security breaches. CALM will not be liable for any acts or omissions by you, including any damages of any kind incurred as a result of such acts or omissions.

  3. Responsibility of Users of the Website and App
  4. Your access to, and all of your use of the Website and App must be lawful and must be in compliance with these Terms, and any other agreement between you and CALM.

    When accessing or using the Website and App, you must behave in a civil and respectful manner at all times. We specifically prohibit any use of the Website and the App, and you agree not to use the Website, for any of the following:

    • Engaging in conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, giving rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any city, state, national or international law or regulation that would fail to comply with accepted internet protocol;
    • Communicating, transmitting, or posting material that is copyrighted or otherwise owned by a third party unless you are the copyright owner or have the permission of the owner to post it;
    • Communicating, transmitting, or posting material that reveals trade secrets, unless you own them or have the permission of the owner;
    • Communicating, transmitting, or posting material that infringes on any other intellectual property, privacy or publicity right of another;
    • Attempting to interfere in any way with the Website, or our networks or network security, or attempting to use our Website to gain unauthorized access to any other computer system;
    • Accessing data not intended for you, or logging on to a server or account, which you are not authorized to access;
    • Attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization (or succeeding in such an attempt);
    • Attempting to interfere or interfering with the operation of the Website and the App, or our provision of Services to any other users of the Website, our hosting provider or our network, including, without limitation, via means of submitting a virus to the Website, overloading, “flooding”, “mail bombing” or “crashing” the Website.

    • In addition, if you operate an account, contribute to an account, post material to the Website, post links on the Website, or otherwise make material available by means of the Website (any such material, "Content"), you are solely responsible for the content of, and any harm and damages resulting from that Content. That is the case regardless of whether the Content in question constitutes text, graphics, an audio file, or computer software. By making Content available, you represent and warrant that:

    • the downloading, copying and use of the Content will not infringe the proprietary rights, including but not limited to the copyright, patent, trademark or trade secret rights, of any third party;
    • if your employer has rights to intellectual property you create, you have either (i) received written permission from your employer to post or make available the Content, including but not limited to any software, or (ii) secured from your employer a written waiver as to all rights in or to the Content;
    • you have fully complied with any third party licenses relating to the Content, and have done all things necessary to successfully pass through to end users any required terms;
    • the Content does not contain or install any viruses, worms, malware, Trojan horses or other harmful or destructive content;
    • the Content is not spam, and does not contain unethical or unwanted commercial content designed to drive traffic to third party sites or boost the search engine rankings of third party sites, or to further unethical or unlawful acts (such as phishing) or mislead recipients as to the source of the material (such as spoofing);
    • the Content is not obscene, libelous, hateful or racially or ethnically objectionable, and does not violate the privacy or publicity rights of any third party.

    You are responsible for taking precautions as necessary to protect yourself and your computer systems from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other harmful or destructive content. CALM shall take reasonable precautions to prevent the transmission of harmful content from its technology systems to your technology systems.

    CALM disclaims any liability for any harm or damages resulting from your access or use of the Website and the App.


    You may terminate your agreement and close your account with CALM at any time by sending an email to editor@calm-asia.org

    CALM may terminate or suspend the accessibility to the Website and App at any time, (i) if you breach these Terms and/or any other agreement with CALM; (ii) if CALM reasonably suspects that you are using the Website and App to breach the law or infringe third party rights; (iii) if CALM reasonably suspects that you are trying to unfairly exploit or misuse CALM’s policies; (iv) if CALM reasonably suspects that you are using the Website and the App fraudulently, or that you are being used by a third party fraudulently; (v) if you fail to pay any amounts due to CALM through advertisement; (vi) you violate any applicable law or regulation. Upon termination of your CALM account for the above reasons, there will be no refund of fees and you will be denied access to the Website and the App, including all of its data.

    CALM may terminate any agreement and access to your account, if the services or any part thereof, are no longer legally available in your jurisdiction, or are no longer commercially viable, at CALM’s sole discretion. In case of termination or closing of your account by you because of a material breach by CALM, without any default by you.


    The configurations and specifications of the Website, including without limitation all content there available and the App may be amended and/or updated from time to time, at the sole discretion of CALM. You are bound by any such changes or updates, unless such changes materially diminish the functionality and value of the Website and the App.


All content within the Portal is protected by Indonesian copyright of ASEAN Insurance Council. Copyright law prohibits copying, repurposing, re-transmitting or re-distributing of any material on this Portal, without the prior permission of the copyright Owner. All rights are reserved.


The Owner and the Sponsor make every effort to ensure that the information placed on this Portal is accurate. The Owner and the Sponsor, and their employees thereof, do not give any warranties or representation, expressed or implied, about the accuracy, completeness or appropriateness of any content or material contained within this Portal. The Owner and the Sponsor allow you, the user, to access this Portal only on the provision that you unconditionally accept full responsibility for using the information provided in it. In consideration to accessing the pages of the Portal, you are deemed to have accepted the Terms and Conditions of Use.