Privacy Policy

Who we are

Name: The UK Chapter of the System Dynamics.

Website address:

The website is constructed using WordPress and follows their guidelines.

The web pages are hosted by TSOhosting.


Only members of the policy council of the UK Chapter of the System Dynamics may have an account at this website. It may be removed at any time at their request.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


WordPress comments are disabled on our website. We do not collect this form of data.


Visitors to the website are not able to upload media.

Joining the UK Chapter

People may join the UK Chapter by using the form at

Membership of the chapter is an agreement to receive emails from the chapter. Membership is free. We normally send three newsletters a year plus occasional emails advertising our annual conference and other events. You may opt out of receiving emails or leave the chapter at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of each email or by emailing with your request.

Our membership list collects email; name; postal address; affiliation; whether you are a practitioner, academic, student etc; whether you have attended our annual conference. We do not collect phone numbers. Data is collected and stored by the MailChimp marketing platform and is governed by their rules and privacy

We do not share your data with any third party, not even other chapters and groups of the System Dynamics Society. We will only communicate with you by email. We will not communicate with your postal address unless you have given us prior consent via email. Apart from name and email, other data is collected for statistical purposes only.

Contact forms and Email

You may contact the chapter using the form or by any of the emails advertised on the website.  The form only requires name and email. The information is not retained on our website and is only shared members of the chapter’s policy council. Any information you give is treated as private, and will not be shared with any third party, unless you have given us permission. 

Submission Forms

The website has a number of submission forms for posters, presentations, prizes and papers, in connection to our annual conference. This data is treated exactly the same as the contact forms above.


As comments are disabled, then WordPress cookies connected to comments are not used.

As visitors to this website are not permitted to have an account, you are not able to created cookies with regard to login or posts.

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.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


WordPress does not collect any analytics data. TSOhosting displays anonymous analytics data such as Awstats.

Who we share your data with

We do not share your data with any third party, not even other chapters and groups of the System Dynamics Society. WordPress does not share data with any third party.

Membership data collected by the MailChimp marketing platform is governed by their rules and privacy

Bookings for conferences and other meetings are handled by Eventbrite. Data is governed by their rules and privacy

How long we retain your data

Comments are disabled; thus, no comment related information is retained.

Membership data is retained indefinitely until you choose to unsubscribe using the the link in each email, or by emailing

What rights you have over your data

You can request to receive an exported file of any personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. 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

As comments are disabled no visitor data is exported to spam checkers.

Your contact information

If you have any specific privacy-specific concerns, please email the Vice President of the chapter with responsibility for the website:

Additional information

Neither the chapter nor this website are used for commercial purposes. No financial details are requested from any visitor to the website.