These are the Terms and Conditions ("Terms and Conditions") governing your use of STERLING INSTITUTE, websites (the "Website"). Access and use of the Website are subject to these Terms and Conditions and to all applicable laws. If you do not agree to comply with the contents of these Terms and Conditions, you are not authorized to use the Website. These Terms and Conditions are subject to change without notice. We are committed to providing quality content to our visitors and encourage you to contact us.
Conditions of Use; Impermissible Use of the Website
The Website is provided for your personal and non-commercial use and for educational purposes only. The purpose of the Website is to provide information, educational services, and communication with sterling institute in higher education, the international development community, and other audiences in the India and worldwide. All materials are copyrighted and are provided solely for personal purposes, and not for commercial use.
You may not use spiders, robots, data mining techniques or other automated devices or programs to catalogue, download or otherwise reproduce, store, analyse or distribute content available on the Website. Further, you may not use any such automated means to manipulate the Website or attempt to exceed the limited authorization and access granted to you under these Terms and Conditions. You may not resell use of, or access to, the Website to any third party.
You may use the Website without registration, but in order to take advantage of some aspects of the Website, you will need to register for an account. Your account is for your sole, personal use, you may not authorize others to use your account, and you may not assign or otherwise transfer your account to any other person or entity. All registration information about you must be truthful, and you may not use any aliases or other means to mask your true identity. You are responsible for the security of your password and will be solely liable for any use or unauthorized use under such password.
Sterling may permit you to upload content to use in connection with features available on the Website ("User Content"). You hereby grant Sterling a perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free license to use, display, catalog, modify, edit, adapt, compile or otherwise exploit any User Content posted or transmitted by you to or through any service on the Website. Sterling is under no obligation to screen or monitor User Content, but may review User Content from time to time at its sole discretion to review compliance with these Terms and Conditions. Sterling may include, edit or remove any User Content at any time without notice.
Acceptable Use Policy
You are solely responsible for the User Content that you post on the Website or transmit to other users (including emails) and agree that you will not hold Sterling responsible or liable for any User Content from other users that you access on the Website. You may not post any User Content unless you have the right to upload such content to the Website. You may not post any content that: (i) is defamatory, abusive, obscene, profane or offensive; (ii) infringes or violates another party's intellectual property rights (such as music, videos, photos or other materials for which you do not have authority from the owner of such materials to post on the Website); (iii) violates any party’s right of publicity or right of privacy (such as a photo of another person without their permission); (iv) is threatening or harassing; or (v) is illegal or violates any applicable law, rule, regulation, agreement or obligation.
If you notice any violation of this AUP or other unacceptable behavior by any user, you should report such activity to Sterling at firstname.lastname@example.org
Sterling or its licensors are the sole and exclusive owners, or authorized licensees, of all copy, software, graphics, designs and all copyrights, trademarks and other intellectual property or proprietary rights contained on or used in connection with the Website. Some rights belong to third parties, and we reserve the right to assist such parties in enforcing and preserving their rights to their intellectual property. Except as set forth herein, you agree not to copy, distribute, modify or make derivative works of any materials shown on the Website without the prior written consent of the owner of such materials. Except as expressly set forth in these Terms and Conditions, no license is granted to you and no rights are conveyed by virtue of accessing or using the Website. All rights not granted under these Terms and Conditions are reserved by Sterling and its licensors.
Disclaimers & Limitation of Liability
Sterling makes every effort to keep all its information resources accurate and up to date, but makes no warranties or representations regarding the information herein. All users therefore agree that all access and use of the Website and externally-linked pages are at the user's own risk. FOR THE AVOIDANCE OF DOUBT, THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING ALL CONTENT MADE AVAILABLE ON OR ACCESSED THROUGH THE WEBSITE, IS PROVIDED "AS IS" AND STERLING MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER FOR THE CONTENT ON THE WEBSITE. FURTHER, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY LAW, WE DISCLAIM ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, NON-INFRINGEMENT, TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THE WEBSITE OR ANY MATERIALS OR CONTENT CONTAINED THEREIN WILL BE COMPLETELY SECURE, UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THE WEBSITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. WE SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR THE USE OF THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE CONTENT AND ANY ERRORS CONTAINED THEREIN PROVIDED BY THIRD PARTIES.
Neither Sterling nor any other party involved in the creation or delivery of Sterling shall be liable under any theory of tort, contract, strict liability or other legal or equitable theory for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special, exemplary, punitive or similar damages, lost profits, lost data, or other lost opportunities (each of which is hereby excluded by the mutual agreement of you and Sterling), regardless of whether Sterling has been advised of the possibility of such damages, arising out of access, use, or inability to use the Website or any interruptions, errors, or omissions in the Website (including but not limited to, its content). You specifically waive any and all claims you may have arising out of your use and/or access of the Website.
Any service for which a separate fee is charged carries with it only the representations and warranties specifically stated as attributable to that service.
The Website is provided from India. and all servers that make it available reside in the India. The laws of other countries may differ regarding the access and use of the Website. Sterling makes no representations regarding the legality of the Website in any other country and it is your responsibility to ensure that your use complies with all applicable laws outside of India.
Availability and Pricing
The availability and pricing of all courses on the Sterling website (www.sterlingielts.com) and its subdomains are valid at the time of your visit and are subject to change without notice. There will be an additional charge if you order hard copy of books, dependent on the item(s) ordered, for postage and packing.
Payment can be made by any of the following cards.
- Master Card
- Maestro debut Payment supported by PayPal
- American Express
- isa Electron
Refund policy for Face-to-face classes and online
- No refund of Admission fee shall be made under any circumstances whatsoever.
- No refund of Registration Fee shall be made under any circumstances whatsoever. It is towards administrative expenses incurred by the company.
- No refund will be made under any circumstances after joining the Short Term Classroom Courses like Crash Courses / Short Term Courses / Compact Course
Delivery of courses
When you have placed an order for a course through www.sterlingielts.com,you will be received an email with your ID and Password within 6 hours (you may need to check your spam mail too), If you do not receiving an email by 6 hours, you may notify us via email (email@example.com) by explaining the issue and the same issue will be rectified as early as possible once we receive your email.
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