SAGES Copyright and Privacy Policies


All material under the domains,,,,,,,,,,, and is Copyright by the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) and may not be reproduced in any way without the express written permission of SAGES. Those found in violation of the Copyright may be subjected to legal action. Material from other domains that appear under the domains,,,,,,,,, and does so with permission and is subject to the Copyright Policy of the originating site.



The Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons allows other web sites to link directly to any publicly available document on the above noted domains so long as the page being linked can be clearly identified as belonging to an external site. In other words, you may not open SAGES pages inside of a frame or new browser window with the location box obscured. SAGES asks that the webmaster be notified of these links for informational and tracking purposes. No content may be copied from the SAGES web site to another site without express written permission.

To use the SAGES logo on another web site for linking purposes, permission must be sought from the webmaster .

Members of the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons are encouraged to contact the webmaster to discuss use of SAGES materials on member web sites.


Privacy Policy:

This web site is a free service provided by the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), a 501C6 organization incorporated in Washington D.C. (“the site”) does not collect personally identifiable information from most visitors. Only users who wish to receive materials, newsletters, or wish to contact or join SAGES are even asked to provide personally identifiable information, which is entirely voluntary. In only that case do we use personally identifiable information, and the use is strictly limited to conducting communications with the user or to provide the requested materials.

The site may use cookies to anonymously monitor the movements of visitors while browsing the site or to store preferences for interactive portions of the site, but this information is used for internal analysis only, and cannot be used to track visitors after leaving the site, or to contact them in any way.

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