PRIVACY & CONFIDENTIALITY STATEMENT
All data and information regarding projects and details of our Clients shall be treated in total confidence and shall not be disclosed to other parties outside our organisation without prior consent and will be treated for the purpose intended. In certain cases, a non-disclosure agreement and confidentiality agreement will be signed regarding highly confidential and security sensitive documentation and information for the project.
If a non-disclosure agreement is put in place, the information to be disclosed is considered to be confidential by each party, the disclosure to the other party shall be made on the basis that the Receiving Party shall maintain the Confidential Information received in confidence, and shall not, without prior written consent of the Disclosing Party, disclose the Confidential Information or use the Confidential Information other than for the specific Purpose intended.
The Receiving Party acknowledges that irreparable injury and damage may result from disclosure of any Confidential Information to third parties or utilisation of Confidential Information for purposes other than connected with the Purpose. The Receiving Party agrees to treat the Confidential Information in the strictest confidence and to undertake the following additional obligations with respect thereto:-
The Receiving Party shall not, at any time hereafter, without the Disclosing Party’s prior written consent: (i) disclose any Confidential Information to any third party or (ii) disclose the existence of any of the Disclosing Party’s products or services or any information relating thereto to any third party or (iii) use any Confidential Information except pursuant to and in connection with the Purpose.
The Receiving Party shall not make or use any copies, synopses or summaries of oral or written material, photographs or any other documentation or information made available or supplied by the Disclosing Party to the Receiving Party except such as are strictly necessary for the Receiving Party’s internal communications in connection with the Purpose or as are strictly necessary to accomplish the purposes of the Purpose.
Neither the Receiving Party nor any of its employees or agents shall disclose to any third party or make any public announcement with respect to the Disclosing Party’s products or Confidential Information without the prior written consent of the Disclosing Party.
The employees of the Receiving Party, shall be informed of the obligations under this Agreement with respect to the Confidential Information and shall have agreed to hold the Confidential Information confidential and not to disclose it or use it other than for the specific Purpose of this Agreement.
In the event of the Receiving Party, under any applicable law, being required (by oral questions, interrogatories, requests for information or document subpoenas, civil investigative demand, governmental investigations or similar processes) to disclose any Confidential Information, the Receiving Party will provide the Disclosing Party with prompt notice of such request or demand so that the Disclosing Party may seek an appropriate protective order and/or consider granting a waiver of the Receiving Party’s compliance with the provisions of this Agreement.
The obligations of the Receiving Party set out in this Agreement shall not apply to any part of the Confidential Information:
which at the time of disclosure by the Disclosing Party is already in the possession of the Receiving Party; or
which at the time of disclosure by the Disclosing Party is, or thereafter becomes through no fault of the Receiving Party, public knowledge; or
which after disclosure by the Disclosing Party is lawfully received by the Receiving Party from a third party who has the right to disclose such information to the Receiving Party; or
which becomes part of the public domain through no fault or action on the part of the Receiving Party; or
which is required to be disclosed by law or court order.