AGREEMENT and acknowledgement between _ [Company], and _
Whereas, the Company agrees to furnish the undersigned
certain confidential information relating to the affairs of
the Company for purposes of: [Describe]
Whereas, the undersigned agrees to review, examine,
inspect or obtain such information only for the purposes
described above, and to otherwise hold such information
confidential pursuant to the terms of this agreement,
BE IT KNOWN, that the Company has or shall furnish to the
undersigned certain confidential information, as set forth on
attached list, and may further allow the undersigned the right
to inspect the business of the Company and/or interview
employees or representatives of the Company, all on the
1. The undersigned agrees to hold all confidential or
proprietary information or trade secrets
[“information”] in trust and confidence and agrees
that it shall be used only for the contemplated
purpose, shall not be used for any other purpose or
disclosed to any third party.
2. No copies will be made or retained of any written
3. At the conclusion of our discussions, or upon demand
by the Company, all information, including written
notes, photographs, memoranda, or notes taken by you
shall be returned to us.
4. This information shall not be disclosed to any
employee or consultant unless they agree to execute
and be bound by the terms of this agreement.
5. It is understood that the undersigned shall have no
obligation with respect to any information known by the
undersigned or generally known within the industry
prior to date of this agreement, or becomes common
knowledge within the industry thereafter.
CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION AGREEMENT
In consideration of being employed by_ [Company], the
undersigned hereby agrees and acknowledges:
1. That during the course of my employ there may be
disclosed to me certain trade secrets of the Company;
said trade secrets consisting of:
a] Technical information: Methods, processes, formulae,
compositions, inventions, machines, computer
programs and research projects.
b] Business information: Customer lists; pricing data;
sources of supply; and marketing, production, or
merchandising systems or plans.
2. I shall not during, or at any time after the
termination of my employment with the Company, use for
myself or others, or disclose or divulge to others any
trade secrets, confidential information, or any other
data of the Company in violation of this agreement.
3. That upon the terminatin of my employ from the Company:
a] I shall return to the Company all documents
relating to the company, including but not
necessarily limited to: drawings, blueprints,
reports, manuals, correspondence, customer lists,
computer programs, and all other materials
and all copies thereof relating in any way to the
Company’s business, or in any way obtained by me
during the course of my employ. I further agree
that I shall not retain any copies of the foregoing.
b] The Company may notify any future or prospective
employer of the existence of this agreement.
c] This agreement shall be binding upon me and my
personal representatives and successors in
interest, and shall inure to the benefit of the
Company, its successors and assigns.
d] The unenforceability of any provision to this
agreement shall not impair or affect any other
e] In the event of any breach of this agreement, the
Company shall have full rights to injunctive
relief, in addition to any other existing rights,
without requirement of posting bond.