Privacy Policy

Who we are

The official website of Surgery Update, held by Department of Surgery, Maulana Azad Medical College. Our website address is: Information related to the CME activities of Surgery Update will be posted to this site.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Data collected during registration is kept till annual accounts of Surgery Update are cleared. 


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

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.

Who we share your data with

Your data is never shared with professional callers or spammers. Email address may be shared with organisers of some other conferences, so that they may email information. In such instances, your name is never shared.

How long we retain your data

Generally, data is retained till end of financial year. Information email regarding next Surgery Update may be sent.