Terms of Use


Welcome to the SUSTAIN MODEL, a COVID-19 Policy Simulator, which is owned and operated by the SUSTAIN TEAM. The team is composed of alumni from the National University of Singapore and the model was made through the provision of a grant from the university’s Resilience and Growth Innovation Challenge. Please see our ABOUT page for more information on the background of the project.

Your use of this website, with the dashboards and all corresponding features, is governed by and subject to these Terms and Conditions of Use and our Privacy Policy. Please read the Terms and Conditions of Use and our Privacy Policy diligently and carefully. By using this site, you accept and agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions of Use and the Privacy Policy. If at any point, you disagree, please leave and discontinue use of this site and its features.


We respect the privacy of information and data of users to our website. Please visit our PRIVACY POLICY for more information on data collection, retention, usage, storage and sharing.


We may make changes to these Terms and Conditions of Use at any time. Please check this page to be updated to changes. If there are substantial/material changes to the Terms and Conditions of Use, we may opt to show such changes as notice prior to use of the website and its features.

We reserve the right, at our discretion, to modify, remove, terminate, restrict, limit any portion of the website, as well as the means for access and use of any and/or all portions of this website. We also reserve the right to monitor and investigate suspicious activities conducted by users of this website, including activities that may be in violation of the Terms and Conditions of Use, as well as other pertinent laws and regulations.


We do not tolerate, condone, permit or enable the use of this website, including the dashboards and all its features, for illegal, harmful or improper use. Such prohibited use may include, among others: use of the website and its information to justify acts that are in violation of prevailing human rights conducts and other violations of rights and obligations recognized under international laws and customs; use of the website and its information for the purpose of making unauthorized and falsified claims that may lead to harm on individuals or groups of individuals; use of the website and its information for the purpose of engaging in activity that may be found as criminal or violative of existing laws and regulations in pertinent jurisdictions; use of the website and its information to unlawfully obtain the private and/or personal data of other users without their consent; and use of the website and its information for commercial use without the explicit consent of the SUSTAIN Team.


Except as otherwise expressly stated or specified, we make no warranties or representations regarding the accuracy, timeliness, completeness and fittingness of the information and materials found or offered in this website, in the dashboards and all its features. All data analyzed and utilized by the models featured in this website and the dashboards are obtained from publicly available data, as shown in the SOURCES section. By using this website, the dashboard and all the corresponding features, the user acknowledges that data and information obtained may contain inaccuracies or errors that we cannot be held accountable or liable for for whatever purpose, to the fullest extent permitted by pertinent laws.

Users utilize the website entirely at their own risk and we shall not be held liable for such use/utilization. As such, users expressly acknowledge and agree that in no event shall the SUSTAIN Team, including our assignees and successors, be held liable to the user under any contract, tort, negligence, or other sources of liability found in law, for any direct, indirect, incidental or such similar damages, arising out of or in relation to content obtained from this website.

If at some point, the website, its dashboard and corresponding features, include content that may link externally to other websites, this does not signify endorsement or the guarantee of accuracy or approval of these external sites. As such, we may not be held liable for the content of these external sites.


User agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the SUSTAIN Team, our assignees and successors, from any and all claims and liabilities arising out of or in relation to: the user’s use or reliance upon the website and its contents; any violation of the Terms and Conditions of Use, as well as violation of pertinent laws and regulations; negligent or malicious data voluntarily submitted by the user; any dispute between user and other parties in connection to use of the website, the dashboard and its features.


This website, dashboard and corresponding features is owned by and licensed to the SUSTAIN Team. Any use or reproduction of material and content from this website, except for personal use, is not allowed without the express consent the of the SUSTAIN Team. We request that such use be made only through the written permission of the SUSTAIN Team. The publicly available data enumerated in the SOURCES section which have been used as part of the website’s models, as shown through the dashboard, are owned by their respective owners; as such, use of those data are subject to their respective terms and conditions.


We shall not be held liable for errors in the use of the website, dashboard and corresponding features, for reasons that are beyond our reasonable control, such as, among others: acts of god, natural calamities, virus outbreaks and pandemics, civil and/or global unrest and wars, international and/or domestic failures in international connectivity issues.


If any clause or provision in this Terms and Conditions of Use is found by court of competent jurisdiction through the issuance of a legal order as being invalid, illegal or unconstitutional, such clause or provision shall be deemed revised/modified/amended/excluded accordingly without affecting the other remaining clauses/provisions. The remaining clauses or provisions shall remain in full force or effect in such situation.


A failure of the SUSTAIN Team to exercise our right to the any of the provisions under this Terms and Conditions of Use at any point in time shall not constitute as a waiver of such right. Any waiver may only be applicable if done with express and written waiver, publicized by the team.


The use of this website, its dashboard and corresponding features, and any dispute arising out of such use, shall be governed by the laws of Singapore.

What do you want to do today?

Policy Intensity Score and Influence Ranking

How intensely have different countries implemented different policies? Which policies have had the greatest influence on reducing contagion?


What will contagion rates look like in one month based on the policy mix that is implemented? Make your own policy mix and find out!

Effects on society

How will implementing different policies affect society in five years? What are the trade-offs policy makers must take into account during the decision making process?

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