Terms of Use

The National Consortium of Teaching About Asia (NCTA) is an online entity producing its own content and promoting the programming and content of seven partner sites. If you have any questions in how you can engage with or use these materials, please reach out to us at comments@nctasia.org. Full terms of use follow. 


Please read these terms of use (“terms of use”, “agreement”) carefully before using www.NCTAsia.org’s website (“website”, “service”) operated by The National Consortium for Teaching about Asia (NCTA) (“us”, ‘we”, “our”).

Conditions of use

By using this website, you certify that you have read and reviewed this Agreement and that you agree to comply with its terms. If you do not want to be bound by the terms of this Agreement, you are advised to leave the website accordingly. [name] only grants use and access of this website, its products, and its services to those who have accepted its terms.

Privacy policy

Before you continue using our website, we advise you to read our privacy policy regarding our user data collection. It will help you better understand our practices.

Intellectual property

You agree that all materials, products, and services provided on this website are the property of The National Consortium for Teaching about Asia (NCTA), its affiliates, directors, officers, employees, agents, suppliers, or licensors including all copyrights, trade secrets, trademarks, patents, and other intellectual property. You also agree that you will not reproduce or redistribute The National Consortium for Teaching about Asia (NCTA)’s intellectual property in any way, including electronic, digital, or new trademark registrations.

Private information from users

As a user of this website (www.nctasia.org), you may be asked to provide private information through our contact form, however there are no user accounts on www.nctasia.org. However, each of our National Sites and Partner Sites may offer user accounts – please see the terms and conditions as well as privacy policy’s for each site. 

Applicable law

By visiting this website, you agree that the laws of the United States, without regard to principles of conflict laws, will govern these terms and conditions, or any dispute of any sort that might come between The National Consortium for Teaching about Asia (NCTA), and you, or its business partners and associates.


Any dispute related in any way to your visit to this website shall be arbitrated by state or federal court and you consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue of such courts.


You agree to indemnify The National Consortium for Teaching about Asia (NCTA) and its affiliates and hold The National Consortium for Teaching about Asia (NCTA) harmless against legal claims and demands that may arise from your use or misuse of our services. We reserve the right to select our own legal counsel. 

Limitation on liability

The National Consortium for Teaching about Asia (NCTA) is not liable for any damages that may occur to you as a result of your misuse of our website.

The National Consortium for Teaching about Asia (NCTA) reserves the right to edit, modify, and change this Agreement any time. We shall let our users know of these changes through electronic mail. This Agreement is an understanding between The National Consortium for Teaching about Asia (NCTA) and the user, and this supersedes and replaces all prior agreements regarding the use of this website.