E4 Confidential Information E4.1 Except to the extent set out in this clause or where disclosure is expressly permitted elsewhere in this Contract, each Party shall:
Prime Confidential Information The following shall constitute Confidential Information of the Contractor and should not be disclosed to third (3rd) parties: the deliverables, discoveries, ideas, concepts, software [in various stages of development], designs, drawings, specifications, techniques, models, data, source code, source files, object code, documentation, diagrams, flow charts, research, development, processes, procedures, “know-how”, marketing techniques and materials, marketing and development plans, customer names and other information related to customers, price lists, pricing policies and financial information, this Agreement and the existence of this Agreement, the relationship between the Contractor and Subcontractor, and any details of the Service under this Agreement. Subcontractor agrees not to use or reference the Contractor and/or their names, likenesses, or logos (“Identity”). Subcontractor will not use or reference Contractor or their Identity, directly or indirectly, in conjunction with any other third (3rd) parties.
Trade Secrets and Confidential Information The Executive represents and warrants that: (i) the Executive is not subject to any legal or contractual duty or agreement that would prevent or prohibit the Executive from performing the Executive’s Duties for the Company or otherwise complying with this Agreement, and (ii) the Executive is not in breach of any legal or contractual duty or agreement, including any agreement concerning trade secrets or confidential information owned by any other party. The Executive agrees that the Executive will not: (1) use, disclose, or reverse engineer the Trade Secrets or the Confidential Information for any purpose other than the Company’s Business, except as authorized in writing by the Company; (2) during the Executive’s employment with the Company, use, disclose, or reverse engineer (a) any confidential information or trade secrets of any former employer or third party, or (b) any works of authorship developed in whole or in part by the Executive during any former employment or for any other party, unless authorized in writing by the former employer or third party; or (3) upon the Executive’s resignation or termination (a) retain Trade Secrets or Confidential Information, including any copies existing in any form (including electronic form), which are in the Executive’s possession or control, or (b) destroy, delete, or alter the Trade Secrets or Confidential Information without the Company’s written consent. The obligations under this subsection A shall: (I) with regard to the Trade Secrets, remain in effect as long as the information constitutes a trade secret under applicable law, and (II) with regard to the Confidential Information, remain in effect during the Restricted Period. The confidentiality, property, and proprietary rights protections available in this Agreement are in addition to, and not exclusive of, any and all other rights to which the Company is entitled under federal and state law, including, but not limited to, rights provided under copyright laws, trade secret and confidential information laws, and laws concerning fiduciary duties.
Confidential Information; Inventions (a) The Executive shall not disclose or use at any time, either during the Period of Employment or thereafter, any Confidential Information (as defined below) of which the Executive is or becomes aware, whether or not such information is developed by him, except to the extent that such disclosure or use is directly related to and required by the Executive’s performance in good faith of duties for the Company. The Executive will take all appropriate steps to safeguard Confidential Information in his possession and to protect it against disclosure, misuse, espionage, loss and theft. The Executive shall deliver to the Company at the termination of the Period of Employment, or at any time the Company may request, all memoranda, notes, plans, records, reports, computer tapes and software and other documents and data (and copies thereof) relating to the Confidential Information or the Work Product (as hereinafter defined) of the business of the Company or any of its Affiliates which the Executive may then possess or have under his control. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Executive may truthfully respond to a lawful and valid subpoena or other legal process, but shall give the Company the earliest possible notice thereof, shall, as much in advance of the return date as possible, make available to the Company and its counsel the documents and other information sought, and shall assist the Company and such counsel in resisting or otherwise responding to such process.
Non-Confidential Information The term “Confidential Information” shall not include any information which: (i) is in the public domain at the time of disclosure or enters the public domain following disclosure through no fault of the receiving Party, (ii) the receiving Party, through competent evidence, can demonstrate knowledge prior to disclosure, (iii) is disclosed to the receiving Party by a third party legally entitled to make such disclosure without violation of any obligation of confidentiality or (iv) is independently developed by the receiving Party without reference to the disclosing Party’s Confidential Information as evidenced by the written records of the receiving Party.
CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY INFORMATION The parties may provide technical information, documentation and expertise to each other that is either (1) marked as being confidential or, (2) if delivered in oral form is summarized in writing within 10 working days and identified as being confidential (“Confidential Information”). The receiving party shall for a period of five (5) years from the date of disclosure (i) hold the disclosing party’s Confidential Information in strict confidence, and (ii), except as previously authorized in writing by the disclosing party, not publish or disclose the disclosing party’s Confidential Information to anyone other than the receiving party’s employees on a need-to-know basis, and (iii) use the disclosing party’s Confidential Information solely for performance of this Contract. The foregoing requirement shall not apply to any portion of a party’s Confidential Information which (a) becomes publicly known through no wrongful act or omission on the part of the receiving party; (b) is already known to the receiving party at the time of the disclosure without similar nondisclosure obligations; (c) is rightfully received by the receiving party from a third party without similar nondisclosure obligations; (d) is approved for release by written authorization of the disclosing party; (e) is clearly demonstrated by the receiving party to have been independently developed by the receiving party without access to the disclosing party’s Confidential Information; or (f) is required to be disclosed by order of a court or governmental body or by applicable law, provided that the party intending to make such required disclosure shall promptly notify the other party of such intended disclosure in order to allow such party to seek a protective order or other remedy.
Maintaining Confidential Information Executive reaffirms his obligations under the Confidentiality Agreement. Executive acknowledges and agrees that the payments provided in Section 3 above shall be subject to Executive’s continued compliance with Executive’s obligations under the Confidentiality Agreement.
Company Confidential Information I will not use or disclose Confidential Information, whether before, during or after the period of my employment except to perform my duties as an employee of the Company based on my reasonable judgment as an Officer of the Company, or in accordance with instruction or authorization of the Company, without prior written consent of the Company or pursuant to process or requirements of law after I have disclosed such process or requirements to the Company so as to afford it the opportunity to seek appropriate relief therefrom. “Confidential Information” means any Invention of any person in which the Company has an interest and in addition means any financial, client, customer, supplier, marketing, distribution and other information of a confidential or private nature connected with the business of the Company or any person with whom it deals, provided by the Company to me or to which I have access during or in the course of any employment. Confidential Information is to be broadly defined, and includes all information that has or could have commercial value or other utility in the business in which the Company is engaged or contemplates engaging, and all information of which the unauthorized disclosure could be detrimental to the interests of the Company, whether or not such information is identified as Confidential Information by the Company.
Treatment of Confidential Information (A) Each party agrees that at all times during and after the terms of this Agreement, it shall use, handle, collect, maintain, and safeguard Confidential Information in accordance with (1) the confidentiality and non-disclosure requirements of this Agreement; (2) the GLB Act, as applicable and as it may be amended; and (3) such other Applicable Law, whether in effect now or in the future.
Confidential Information Breach This shall mean, generally, an instance where an unauthorized person or entity accesses Confidential Information in any manner, including but not limited to the following occurrences: (1) any Confidential Information that is not encrypted or protected is misplaced, lost, stolen or in any way compromised; (2)one or more third parties have had access to or taken control or possession of any Confidential Information that is not encrypted or protected without prior written authorization from the State; (3) the unauthorized acquisition of encrypted or protected Confidential Information together with the confidential process or key that is capable of compromising the integrity of the Confidential Information; or (4) if there is a substantial risk of identity theft or fraud to the Client Agency, the Contractor, DAS or State.