Confidentiality Agreement Form

THIS AGREEMENT is made the [Enter Day] day of [Enter Month] year [Enter Year]

BETWEEN: (1) [Enter Company Name] (the “Company”); and

(2) [Enter Employee\'s Name] (the “Employee”).

(A)  The Company agrees to give the Employee access to certain confidential information relating to the affairs of the Company solely for purposes of:  

[Enter Details]

(B)  The Employee agrees to obtain, inspect and use such information only for the purposes described above, and otherwise to hold such information confidential and secret pursuant to the terms of this agreement.


  1. The Company has or shall furnish to the Employee confidential information, described on the attached list, and may further allow suppliers, customers, employees or representatives of the Company to disclose information to the Employee. 

  2. The Employee agrees to hold all confidential or proprietary information or trade secrets (“Information”) in trust and confidence and agrees that the Information shall be used only for the contemplated purpose, and not for any other purpose or disclosed to any third party under any circumstances whatsoever.

  3. No copies may be made or retained of the Information.

  4. At the conclusion of our discussions, or upon demand by the Company, all Information, including written notes, photographs, or memoranda shall be promptly returned to the Company. The Employee shall retain no copies or written documentation relating thereto.

  5. This Information shall not be disclosed to any employee, consultant or third party unless that third party agrees to execute and be bound by the terms of this agreement, and disclosure by the Company is first approved.

  6. It is understood that the Employee shall have no obligation with respect to any information known by the Employee, or as may be generally known within the industry, prior to date of this agreement, or that shall become common knowledge within the industry thereafter, or which the Employee is entitled to disclose pursuant to the Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998.

  7. The Employee acknowledges the Information disclosed herein contains proprietary or trade secrets and in the event of any breach, the Company shall be entitled to apply for injunctive relief and to claim for damages of breach.

  8. This agreement shall be binding upon and inure to the benefit of the parties, their successors and assigns.

  9. This constitutes the entire agreement between the parties. Any amendment to this agreement shall only be valid if both parties confirm such amendments in writing.

IN WITNESS OF WHICH the parties have signed this agreement the day and year first above written

Signed for and on behalf of the Company by




Signed by or on behalf of the Employee



In the presence of