Sterling Institutional Review Board is dedicated to safeguarding your privacy. The objective of this privacy policy is to inform you about information we may obtain from you when you visit our website or register on our web portal SilverLink, how we use said information, and your choices regarding our use of such information.

Information Collection, Use, and Sharing

We track website statistics which entails collecting standard web server information such as internet protocol addresses, duration spent on a web page, browser type, and internet service provider. Individual browsing users will remain absolutely anonymous unless they voluntarily choose to tell us who they are through any of the following:

  • Emailing or calling our staff with questions or feedback
  • Registering for and utilizing our web portal SilverLink

We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone. We will use your information to respond to you regarding the reason you contacted us. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our company, unless required by law. We may contact you via email, fax, or telephone in the future to tell you about updates, new products or services, or changes to this privacy policy.

Information Security

No internet-based transmission can be guaranteed secure 100% of the time, which is the primary reason why Sterling Institutional Review Board furnishes no warranty as to the total security of information sent to or received from this website. Sterling Institutional Review Board continues to take great precautions to protect your information. When you submit information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.

Policy Updates

We reserve the right to make partial or substantial changes to our privacy policy from time to time and as needed. All updates will be communicated via email to our registered users, as well as being posted on our updates section. All users are highly encouraged to periodically review this privacy policy in order to stay abreast of how Sterling Institutional Review Board safeguards users’ collected information. Continuing to access our website embodies your acceptance and adherence to this privacy policy.


Please feel free to share your thoughts and make suggestions regarding this policy. You may do so by emailing us at

APP507 – Sterling IRB Privacy Policy
Effective Date: 09/28/20 Version: 1.1