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Terms of use

The International Society for Computational Fluid Dynamics, hereafter known as the ISCFD, is an educational and networking society aimed at promoting the scientific and engineering discipline of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD). This privacy policy will explain how our organisation uses the personal data we collect from you when you use our website and subscribe to ISCFD mailing list or sign up to one of our services, e.g. ISCFD lectures.

What data do we collect?

The ISCFD collects personal identification information, e.g. name, email address.

How do we collect your data?

You directly provide the ISCFD with most of the data we collect. We collect and process data when you:

  • Subscribe to the ISCFD and/or sign up for one of our services.

  • Voluntarily complete a customer survey or provide feedback on any of our message boards or via email.

  • Use or view our website via your browser’s cookies.

How will we use your data?

The ISCFD collects your data so that we can:

  • Confirm your participation within the ISCFD community and manage your account.

  • Email you with our upcoming guest lectures and other products and services which we think you may like.

How do we store your data?

The ISCFD securely stores your data in data centres hosted by Wix. Wix stores this data at centres located in the United States of America, Ireland, South Korea, Taiwan, and Israel. They may use other jurisdictions when necessary to ensure the proper delivery of their services, or because the law requires them to do so.

Wix is a global company that respects the laws of the jurisdictions it operates within. The processing of the User Customer Data may take place within the territory of the European Union, Israel or a third country, territory, or one or more specified sectors within that third country, of which, the European Commission has decided that it ensures an adequate level of protection (transfer on the basis of an adequacy decision). 

Wix are fully committed to data protection and have achieved various security certifications.


The ISCFD would occasionally like to send you information about our services that we think you might like. If you have agreed to receive marketing, you may always opt out later.

You have the right at any time to stop the ISCFD from contacting you for marketing purposes. If you no longer wish to be contacted for marketing purposes, please email


What are your data protection rights?

The ISCFD would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

  • The right to access — you have the right to request the ISCFD for copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.

  • The right to rectification — you have the right to request that the ISCFD correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request the ISCFD to complete information you believe is incomplete.

  • The right to erasure — you have the right to request that the ISCFD erase your personal data, under certain conditions.

  • The right to restrict processing — you have the right to request that the ISCFD restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

  • The right to object to processing — you have the right to object to the ISCFD’s processing of your personal data, under certain conditions

  • The right to data portability — you have the right to request that the ISCFD transfer the data we have collected to another organisation, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at our email. 

What are cookies?

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information. When you visit our websites, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology.

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How do we use cookies?

The ISCFD uses cookies in a range of ways to improve your experience on our website, including:

  • Keeping you signed in.

  • Understanding how you use our website.

What types of cookies do we use?

There are a number of different types of cookies, however, our website uses:

  • Functionality — the ISCFD uses these cookies so that we can recognise you on our website and remember your previously selected preferences. These could include what language you prefer and location you are in. A mix of first-party and third-party cookies are used.

  • Advertising — the ISCFD uses these cookies to collect information about your visit to our website, the content you viewed, the links you followed and information about your browser, device, and your IP address. The ISCFD sometimes shares some limited aspects of this data with third parties for advertising purposes. We may also share online data collected through cookies with our advertising partners. This means that when you visit another website, you may be shown advertising based on your browsing on our website.

How to manage cookies:

You can set your browser not to accept cookies, and the above website tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases, some of our website features may not function as a result.

Privacy policy of other websites:

The ISCFD website contains links to other websites. Our privacy policy applies only to our website, so if you click on a link to another website, you should read their privacy policy.

Changes to our privacy policy:

The ISCFD keeps its privacy policy under regular review and places any updates on this web page. The privacy policy was last updated on 17 May 2021.

How to contact us:

If you have any questions about the ISCFD privacy policy, the data we hold on you, or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, do not hesitate to contact us at our email.

How to contact the appropriate authority:

Should you wish to report a complaint or if you feel that the ISCFD has not addressed your concern in a satisfactory manner, you may contact the Information Commissioner’s Office.

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