Who we are
Our website address is: https://emergencymanager.in.
Our aim is to make this world a disaster free safer place for all living things. We talk about all living things in wholistic perspective of earth ecosystem in which humans are major players.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
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.
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.
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 have an account and you log in to this site, 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.
Who we share your data with
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise 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. However this request may take upto two weeks to execute. 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.
Your contact information
How we protect your data
We use SSL certificate and other measures to protect your privacy.
What data breach procedures we have in place
Our team of software professionals immediately take care of situation and remedial measures are taken.
Industry regulatory disclosure requirements
- Emergency Manager(EM) is a cooperation network of disaster management experts, media experts, volunteers, search & rescue experts, socially committed citizens, civil society and other partners. Amongst other things, Emergency Manager (EM) aims at providing disaster alerts/ news and impact estimations to the humanitarian community, disaster management professionals, concerned citizens, volunteers, and media worldwide scale after major sudden-onset disasters that potentially require external assistance to the affected community. Many of news/alerts are base on feeds given by volunteers, concerned public, agencies, media, internet etc. Emergency Manager(EM) makes an effort to issue alerts/news as soon as possible so that disaster management professionals, general public and volunteers can be cautioned for better safety ,precautions, remedial actions and preparations. Lack of reaction time and larger need of immediate alert, does not leave scope for thorough verification of each and every info and proper research before issue of each alert/news. . Emergency Manager(EM) also publishes a monthly magazine covering selected stories and useful knowledge related with emergency management and disasters. It aims to make this world a safer place to live.
- Many Emergency Manager (EM) alert products are the result of modeling, whereby data from scientific institutions and information (such as bulletins) from authoritative domains are used to calculate, through automatic algorithms, the possible impact of sudden-onset disasters with regard to the potential need for international assistance. They are intended for disaster management professionals, the general public awareness. Anybody (including individuals, organizations, media, government bodies etc) using these information is also advised to verify from reliable government sources.
- In most cases, Emergency Manager (EM) alerts / news (notably in the case of earthquakes, tsunamis, tropical cyclones, manmade disasters etc) are automatic, produced by algorithms or volunteers and are not reviewed by human experts before being issued. They are subject to the uncertainties and errors in the data used (such as earthquake magnitude, epicenter, population numbers, affected population, number of casualties, financial estimate of loss etc) as well as assumptions in the alert decision algorithms.
- Emergency Manager (EM) services are not meant to substitute official information sources, or local and national civil protection authorities that have the mandate to issue evacuation or other life-protection measures. Expert assessment of the situation and eventual evacuation and response plans must always be carried out by competent decision-makers in designated positions of authority.
- Emergency Manager (EM) alerts and automatic/volunteer impact estimations require further verification by alternative data sources. They should not be used for decision making without alternate sources of information to confirm or disprove their validity. Links to a number of official alert providers and original data sources (such as the World Meteorological Organisation, UNESCO-IOC, USGS,NDMA, National Government organizations etc) may be given in the site.
- Emergency Manager (EM) alerts /news are issued in near-real-time, but no guarantee is provided whatsoever as to the completeness or timeliness of the alerts. The system can be subject to unspecified downtime, server reboots or other causes of missed events or updates.
- Emergency Manager (EM) alerts/news/tips for kids/children are meant for general awareness about disaster and emergency. It should be taken as final or authoritative medical advice. These services are not meant to substitute official information sources, or local and national civil protection authorities, medical authorities that have the mandate to issue evacuation, other life-protection measures and medical advice. Expert assessment of the situation and eventual evacuation and response plans must always be carried out by competent decision-makers in designated positions of authority. Government guidelines and advice in these matters should be treated as final.
- THE EMERGENCY MANAGER (EM) STAKEHOLDERS, VOLUNTEERS, REPORTERS, OFFICIALS, MANAGEMENT AND ADVISORY BOARD (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO DIFFERENT PARTS OF THE WORLD) DO NOT ASSUME ANY RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY WHATSOEVER WITH REGARD TO THE INFORMATION ON THIS SITE/ MAGAZINE(DIGITAL OR PRINT) AND WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGE OR LOSS OF LIFE THAT MIGHT RESULT FROM THE USE OF ITS CONTENTS.