What is Nondisclosure Agreement?

Whether you're a beginner or an expert, you will find this Glossary useful.

Nondisclosure agreement, also known as a confidentiality agreement, refers to a legal contract between multiple parties restricting them to share information about the business of the other party.

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Nondisclosure agreement definition

Nondisclosure agreement, also known as confidentiality agreement, refers to a legal contract between multiple parties restricting them to share information about the business of the other party. Mostly used in restricting employees from disclosing confidential or proprietary information of the company.


Elements of a Nondisclosure agreement

1. Sections that detail the parties to the agreement.

2. The definition of what constitutes confidential information.

3. The exclusions from confidential information.

4. The obligations of the receiving party.

5. The time periods involved.

6. Miscellaneous provisions.

Based on this main 6 elements the agreement can be then further more customized.


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