Business Privacy Policy


OpenCFD is committed to ensuring the protection of your privacy. Specifically, OpenCFD is responsible for data processing for data collected through its website or its accounts on social media.

OpenCFD contact information is: Unit 6, The Courtyard, Eastern Road, Bracknell, Berkshire RG12 2XB, UK and company registration number is 05276391 (England).

This privacy policy sets out how OpenCFD uses and protects the information you provide to OpenCFD when you use this website. If we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this Website, please be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

OpenCFD privacy policy may be updated at any time, but always with a view to ensuring the same level of protection. We encourage visitors to frequently consult this page to stay informed about how we protect the personal data we collect.

What is personal data?

OpenCFD might collect your personal data or receive data from you, via our website, online forms, or OpenCFD’s pages on social networks.

This data might include: your first and last name, e-mail address, phone number, or information from a public comment.

We can collect also information about your company, your job junction.

You share this personal data directly with OpenCFD when, for example, you send an information request using an online form. In other cases, we collect data using cookies to understand how you use our Website.

When we collect your data using online forms, we use asterisks to indicate which data is necessary to processing your request. Usually this means your name and e-mail address. You must complete the indicated fields in order for us to fulfil your request.

Collection of personal data

Registering on this site will allow you to download documents, access data directly via this site or have it sent to your email address. Registration requires the communication of some personal data:

  • first name
  • last name
  • email address
  • country
  • telephone number

Information submitted as part of support requests, comments or forum posts, which are not ”personal data” per-se but that may be protected by author’s rights. We may collect the following information:

  • company name
  • department
  • position / title
  • industry area
  • postal company address
  • page navigation behaviour
  • demographic information
  • other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

Protection of children

We do not process any data concerning children and refuse registration for minors under the age of 16. By pressing the registration key, you automatically confirm that you are over 16.

The purposes of processing and/or the use of your personal data

We process personal data for the following purposes:

  • We process personal data for the following purposes:
  • analysing sales and marketing statistics ;
  • creating personalized sales proposals ;
  • providing service offers ;
  • answering and fulfilling requests ;
  • communicating with customers, prospects, suppliers, vendors and partners about products, services, projects, transactions ;
  • evaluating customer satisfaction, making marketing campaigns ;
  • ensuring compliance with legal obligations ;
  • respecting our contractual agreements (legal claims) ;
  • marketing Activities and communications (invitations, news and updates).

Specifically, we might collect your data for the following reasons:

  • Processing based on your consent:
    • Responding to your request for contact
    • Commercial prospection
    • Event organisation
  • Processing based on legitimate interest pursued by OpenCFD:
    • Statistical analyses

All preferences are managed via email. The data will neither be sold nor communicated outside of our distribution network.

Confidentiality, communication and transfer

The data will be kept on an OpenCFD Ltd server, or a supplier’s server, protected by all the necessary precautionary measures to avoid fraudulent access.

Respecting the confidential nature of such data, OpenCFD Ltd may transfer your data to third parties which provide IT services using such data only for the purpose of such services (e.g., hosting or IT maintenance and support services).

We may also share Personal Data, with third parties who help deliver our products and services like delivery and monitoring of marketing initiatives and providing customer support services. We reserve the right to transmit your data to the appropriate legal authority to comply with legal obligations or due to our legitimate interests.

Personal data retention period

OpenCFD Ltd does not store your Personal Data for more time than necessary.

Retention periods may vary depending on the data categories and the processing activities. After this retention period, your personal data may be archived to comply with the legal and regulatory obligations to which OpenCFD ltd is subject to, or deleted.

Rights of access, correction, removal or deletion of your data

You can request at any time information about Personal Data that OpenCFD Ltd processes about you and request the correction or deletion of such Personal Data. Please note, however, that OpenCFD Ltd can delete your Personal Data only if there is no statutory obligation or prevailing right of OpenCFD Ltd to retain it.

To do this, please use the following contact us.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website.

Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement.

You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Social Media

OpenCFD Ltd uses several Social Media. You can establish the connection to these Medias and declare your consent to the transmission of data by clicking on ”like”, or ”share”. If you do not want Social Media to collect data about you via our website, you have to log out of the Social Media before visiting our site. Another way to protect your privacy is to configure directly personal data parameters on the Social Media. You can consult the purposes and scope of the data collection as well as the provisions for the use of your data by the corresponding platform in the data protection provisions of the respective site operator.


Your registration will be validated promptly by our administration department and confirmed by email. We reserve the right to refuse any registration we consider untoward.