Though church is a holy institution, there is a lot of information and other details about its working. This information is confidential and most churches do not wish to reveal these to the outsiders. However, the employees working in the church and the volunteer who provide their services are most often privy to secrets. In order to prevent these details from being disclosed, the church authority makes all the employees and volunteers sign a church confidentiality agreement. You can also see License Agreement Templates.
The church hires some employees. They are well aware of all the details of the members of the church including their contributions. These are generally secretive information, which is why the employees are expected to sign the church employee confidentiality agreement to ensure secrecy.
The people who volunteer their services to the church are generally privy to a number of information and even a few secrets. Revelation of this information may not be a good idea, which is why the church may expect the volunteers to sign a church volunteer confidentiality agreement.
The human resource department in the church is privy to the employee details like salary etc including that of the priest. These are highly confidential matters which are not meant to be revealed to the outside world. Thus the people working in this department are expected to sign a confidentiality agreement which swears them to secrecy.
A lot of members of the church make confessions and seek counseling from the church pastor or the priest. None of this information is meant for the ears of the other people. Thus, the pastor of the church who is privy to these is expected to sign a confidentiality agreement by the higher authorities of the church.
This is a standard design of a church confidentiality agreement which can be altered according to the requirement of the church. This agreement contains all the important segments which should not be missed. You can also see Basic Confidentiality Agreement.
Before drafting a confidentiality agreement, make sure to consult a legal advisor who may be able to advice you about the right way to draft it. Consult the church authorities and the priest to ensure what all information should be included in the agreement. In case, there is certain information that the church does not wish to reveal, there is no need whatsoever to include this in the agreement. Break it down into smaller paragraphs which will enhance its readability.
Our church confidentiality agreements are ready to be printed out and used. However, if you want to make any changes to these Agreement Templates, this can be done as these are easy to customize. These are compatible with all operating systems. We are also open to suggestions for changes that you wish to be made to the agreements.