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Introducing Asia Pacific Alliance
for Disaster Management


This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which Asia Pacific Alliance for Disaster Management collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a "User") of the website ("Site").

Personal identification information

We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways in connection with activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. Users may visit our Site anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personal identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site-related activities. At the User’s request, we will promptly discontinue the use of personal identification information and delete such information.

Non-personal identification information

We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users’ means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the internet service providers utilized, and other similar information.

Web browser cookies

Our Site may use "cookies" to enhance User experience. Users’ web browsers place cookies on their hard drives for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. Users may choose to set their web browsers to refuse cookies, or to alert Users when cookies are being sent. If Users choose such settings, please note that some parts of the Site may not function properly.

How we use collected information

Asia Pacific Alliance for Disaster Management may collect and use Users’ personal information for the following purposes:

  • To improve our Site We may use feedback you provide to improve our Site and activities.
  • To send email replies We may use email addresses to respond to User inquiries, questions, and/or other requests.
  • To send periodic emails We may use email addresses to send you periodic emails to update you on our activities.
  • To administer donations We may use names and contact information collected from donors to maintain appropriate records of donations and otherwise administer donations.

How we protect your information

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information collected through our Site.

Sharing your personal information

We do not sell, trade, or rent Users’ personal identification information to others, and will only provide Users’ personal identification information to a third party in accordance with applicable personal information protection laws.

Third party websites

Users may find advertising or other content on our Site that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject to that website's own terms and policies.


Ads appearing on our Site may be delivered to Users by advertising partners, who may send cookies. These cookies allow the advertising partner’s server to recognize your computer each time an online advertisement is sent from that server and allows the advertising partner to compile non personal identification information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows advertising networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

Asia Pacific Alliance for Disaster Management has the discretion to update this Privacy Policy at any time. When we do, we will update the date at the bottom of this page. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this Privacy Policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Your acceptance of these terms

By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this Privacy Policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

Contacting us

If you have any questions or opinions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this Site, or your dealings with this Site, please contact us at:
Asia Pacific Alliance for Disaster Management
c/o Civic Force
IchigayaKT Bldg. 8F, 4-7-16, Kudanminami, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 1020074, JAPAN +81-3-5213-4930

This Privacy Policy was last updated on September 05, 2012