Often when one or more parties share their trade secrets or other personal information, they expect that this is not misused or falls in the hand of a third party. In such cases, one or more parties sign a legal agreement which binds them to secrecy. This agreement is known as a non disclosure or confidentiality agreement and the party or parties who sign this are in a way obliged to keep all the confidential information to themselves. You can also see Rental Agreement Templates.
When an employee joins a company be it a software company, a pharmaceutical one or one that manufactures FMCG products, he or she is let into certain secrets of the companies. However, it is important that these secrets are not leaked as this could have an adverse effect of the company’s business. Thus, the employees privy to these secrets are made to sign an employee non disclosure and confidentiality agreement.
Hospitals and clinics collect private information of their patients in order to track their medical history and to update their records. Also they are privy to the ailment for which the patient is being treated. Leaking out of this information is considered to be highly unprofessional on part of the hospital which is why they expect all their employees to sign a patient non disclosure and confidentiality agreement to swear them to secrecy.
When a person volunteers his or her services to a non-profit organization and pledges to help the needy, he or she becomes privy to number of secrets of the organization. However, most of the time this information needs to be kept under wraps. Thus, the volunteers are made to sign a volunteer non disclosure and confidentiality agreement. You can also see Basic Confidentiality Agreement.
Many a times when two or more parties come together to make a deal, they share crucial information with each other. In order to ensure that this information remains and secret and is not leaked, all the parties concerned sign a mutual non disclosure and confidentiality agreement.
Before you start drafting the agreement, you need to be clear as to what all information you consider confidential. However, if there is certain secret information that you have no intention of sharing with the other party, then there is no need to add this to the agreement. Enhance its readability by breaking it into different paragraphs by assigning one paragraph for each term.
We have a wide array of non disclosure and confidentiality agreements. Easy to customize and print, all the agreements are compatible with various operating systems. We are open to suggestions of any changes that you may want in these Agreements Templates.