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Privacy Policy
Privacy Policy

We at SFSD, intend to be the most preferred professional society for the welfare and empowerment of Deglutologists/Speech and Swallow Specialists who are interested or working in the area of feeding and swallowing disorders. We help our subscribers connect with other subscribers, find the best training resources, find support for their professional growth and build leadership qualities to take the science forward. 

Your privacy is of utmost importance to us. Accordingly, we have developed this policy in order for you to understand how we collect, use, communicate, disclose and make use of personal information.


The following outlines our privacy policy:

Before or at the time of collecting personal information, we will identify the purposes for which information is being collected.

We will collect and use personal information solely with the objective of fulfilling those purposes specified by us and for other compatible purposes, unless we obtain the consent of the individual concerned or as required by law.

We will only retain personal information as long as necessary for the fulfillment of those purposes.

We will collect personal information by lawful and fair means and where appropriate, with the knowledge or consent of the individual concerned.

Personal data should be relevant to the purposes for which it is to be used and to the extent necessary for those purposes, should be accurate, complete, and up-to-date.


We will protect personal information by reasonable security safeguards against loss or theft as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use, or modification.

We will make readily available to customers information about our policies and practices relating to the management of personal information.

We are committed to conducting our society's operations in accordance with these principles in order to ensure that the confidentiality of personal information is protected and maintained.

Terms & Conditions
Terms of use

By accessing, browsing, and/or using online payment gateway, you agree following terms.

This page contains the terms and conditions concerning your use of the SFSD’s online payment website. By accessing this site, you agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions.

  • I/We agree and accept the services provided by Society for Feeding and Swallowing Disorders at my/our request to carry out the requested service payments through instructions on my/our account, given by me/us.

  • I/We have no objection whatsoever, to the Payment Gateway providing my/our billing details to the Bank.

  • The User agrees that the debit/credit card details provided by him/her for use of the aforesaid Service(s) must be correct and accurate and that the User shall not use a debit/ credit card, that is not lawfully owned by him/her or the use of which is not authorized by the lawful owner thereof. The User further agrees and undertakes to provide correct and valid debit/credit card details.

  • SFSD shall make endeavours to check the accuracy of the information published on its site. SFSD and any other service/program name referred to on the website are trademarks of the Society for Feeding and Swallowing Disorders SFSD.

  • The contents of cannot be reproduced, modified, transferred, distributed, republished, downloaded, posted or transmitted in any form or by any means including but not limited to electronic, mechanical photocopying or recording without the prior written permission of SFSD. You agree that the material and content contained within or provided by is for your own personal use only and may not be used for commercial purposes or distributed commercially.

  • If your PC/Mobile/Tablet does not support relevant technology including but not limited to encryption you may not be able to use certain services or access certain information on

  • We may suspend or vary the whole or any part of the service offered on for any reason, at any time at our sole discretion.

  • SFSD and/or the Payment Service Providers shall not be liable for any inaccuracy, error or delay in, or omission of (a) any data, information or message, or (b) the transmission or delivery of any such data, information or message; or (c) any loss or damage arising from or occasioned by any such inaccuracy, error, delay or omission, non-performance or interruption in any such data, information or message.

  • SFSD rights, obligations, undertakings shall be subject to the laws in force in India, as well as any directives/ procedures of Government of India, and nothing contained in these Terms and Conditions shall be in derogation of SFSD right to comply with any law enforcement agencies request or requirements relating to any User’s use of the website or information provided to or gathered by SFSD with respect to such use.

  • In the event there is any claim for/ of a chargeback by the User for any reason whatsoever, such user shall immediately approach the office of SFSD with his/ her claim details. No claims for refund/ charge back shall be made by any User to the Payment Service Provider(s) and in the event such claim is made it shall not be allowed. Refunds will be allowed and made online within 7 working days, only if the service is not rendered or based on cancellation/refund policy 

  • Server Slow Down/Session Timeout: In case the Website or Payment Service Provider’s webpage, that is linked to the Website, is experiencing any server related issues like ‘slow down’ or ‘failure’ or ‘session timeout’, the User shall, before initiating the second payment, check whether his/her Bank Account has been debited or not and accordingly resort to one of the following options:

    • In case the Bank Account appears to be debited, ensure that he/ she does not make the payment twice and immediately thereafter

    • Check the Manage your payment option to validate your o Contact Payment Gateway customer support via e-mail or any other mode of contact as provided by SFSD to confirm payment in case the Bank Account is not debited, the User may initiate a fresh transaction to make payment

  • SFSD and the Payment Service Provider(s) assume no liability whatsoever for any monetary or other damage suffered by the user on account of:

    • The delay, failure, interruption, or corruption of any data or other information transmitted in connection with use of the Payment Gateway or Services in connection thereto; and/ or any interruption or errors in the operation of the Payment Gateway.

  • The User agrees, understands and confirms that his/ her personal data including without limitation details relating to debit card/ credit card transmitted over the Internet may be susceptible to misuse, hacking, theft and/ or fraud and that SFSD or the Payment Service Provider(s) have no control over such matters.

  • Although all reasonable care has been taken towards guarding against unauthorized use of any information transmitted by the User, SFSD does not represent or guarantee that the use of the Services provided by/ through it will not result in theft and/or unauthorized use of data over the Internet.

  • The User agrees that any communication sent by the User via e-mail, shall imply release of information therein/ therewith to Payment Gateway. The User agrees to be contacted via e-mail on such mails initiated by him/ her.

  • Payment Gateway Disclaimer - The Service is provided in order to facilitate access to avail pay the services offered online. SFSD or the Payment Service Provider(s) do not make any representation of any kind, express or implied, as to the operation of the Payment Gateway other than what is specified in the Website for this purpose. By accepting/ agreeing to these Terms and Conditions, the User expressly agrees that his/ her use of the aforesaid online payment Service is entirely at own risk and responsibility of the User.


The materials on SFSD's website are provided on an ‘as is’ basis. SFSD makes no warranties, expressed or implied and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights. Further, SFSD does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results or reliability of the use of the materials on its website or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to its website.​​

Refund and Cancellation
Refud and Cancelltion

Although you may cancel your membership, subscription, or any other service from SFSD, no refund will be made for the payment towards any services. However, in case of multiple debits due to technical errors or any other grounds, the customers or visitors may contact us which is left to the Membership Committee's discretion in consultation with the executive council wherever necessary. Credentials needs to checked 

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