Summary A Confidentiality Agreement, otherwise known as a Non-Disclosure Agreement or NDA, can assist to protect the confidentiality of information disclosed by one person to another.
Who should use a Confidentiality Agreement? If you need to disclose confidential information to customers, business colleagues or any other person, and you want to protect the information and prevent people from distributing the information or using it for themselves, then a non-disclosure agreement can be used.
See also our Reciprocal Confidentiality Agreement.
What does a contract of confidentiality say?
- Generally defines what “Confidential Information” is protected;
- Prohibits the receiving person from disclosing the information to others, or using it for their own benefit;
- Includes a non-circumvention clause.
What does the agreement look like? The template agreement can be printed onto three pages.
What do you need to do to use the Non-Disclosure Agreement?
- Read the template NDA to ensure that it suits your requirements. Make changes as required.
- Complete all details relating to the Discloser and the Receiver.
- Get the NDA signed by both parties.
Also viewed: Employee Secrecy Undertaking
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