General information

All of the information provided in and through the web site located at <http://www. > (this “Web Site”) is intended solely for general information.

Scope of use

Sterling Institute invites you to view for your personal informational, non-commercial use and that all copyright, trademark and other proprietary rights notices are kept in tact.

Rules of conduct

It is a violation of these Terms of Use for you, when using this Web Site, to:

a. use or reference this Web Site for illegal or malicious purposes, in violation of any applicable laws or regulations;

b. e-mail or distribute any content that you do not have a written approved right to transmit under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, confidential information learned as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements);

c. copy, sell, resell or exploit for commercial purposes, any portion of this Web Site;

d. distribute or reference any content that is unlawful, deceptive, misleading, false, counterfeit, stolen, threatening, harassing, abusive, obscene, pornographic, defamatory, racially or ethnically objectionable, or in violation of the personal privacy rights of another;

e. intentionally forge headers, manipulate identifiers or otherwise engage in any activities intended to hide a user’s identity or contact information;

f. decompile, disassemble, reverse engineer or otherwise attempt to discover the source code or trade secrets of this Web Site; or

g. assist or permit any persons in engaging in any of the activities described above.

External Links to the Site

All links to the Site must be approved in writing by Sterling Institute. Upon written approval Sterling Institute consents to links in which: (i) the link is a text-only link containing only the name "Sterling institute"; (ii) the link "points" only to and not to deeper page of Sterling institute;(iii) the link, when activated by a user, displays that Sterling institute full-screen in a fully operable and navigable browser window and not within a "frame" on the linked website; and (iv) the appearance, position, and other aspects of the link may neither create the false appearance that an entity or its activities or products are associated with or sponsored by Sterling Institute nor be such as to damage Sterling institute or dilute the goodwill associated with the name and trademarks of Sterling Institute or its Affiliates. Sterling Institute reserves the right to revoke this consent to link at any time in its sole discretion.


This Web Site is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. You may not modify, perform, display, reproduce or distribute (a) content on this Web Site (other than as set forth herein), (b) the design or layout of the Web Site or individual sections of the design or layout of the Web Site or (c) Sterling institute logos without Sterling institute’s written permission.

Unauthorized use of any of Sterling Institute’s trademarks, service marks or logos may be a violation of federal and state trademark laws.

Reprint Policy

All Sterling Institute images and content are copyrighted materials. Any individual, organization, or entity wishing to use Sterling Institute’s copyrighted materials (“Sterling Institute’s Materials”) must obtain written approval.


Sterling Institute reserves the right to modify this Web Site and the rules and regulations governing its use at any time. Modifications will be posted on the Web Site, and users are deemed to be apprised of and bound by any changes to the Web Site. Your continued use of this Web Site following the posting of changes to these Terms of Use constitutes your acceptance of those changes. Sterling Institute may make changes in the services described in this Web Site at any time.

Violation of rules and regulations

Sterling Institute reserves the right to seek all remedies available at law and in equity for violations of the rules and regulations set forth in this Web Site, including the right to block access from a particular Internet address to the Web Site.

Third-party references

Any description or reference to non- Sterling Institute entities or their respective services in this Web Site is for informational purposes only and does not constitute an endorsement or a recommendation by Sterling Institute.