This is an agreement between a company and a consultant to protect the disclosure of
confidential information. The agreement prohibits the consultant’s unauthorized use
and dissemination of proprietary information, which includes, but is not limited to,
customer lists, financial information, business plans and models, and information related
to a company’s business operations. This agreement is ideal for small businesses or
other entities that wish to keep proprietary information consultants learn confidential.
________________________________ [insert name of Consultant] ("Consultant") has
been engaged to provide certain services to ______________________________________
[insert name of Owner/Client] (“Owner/Client’) pursuant to an agreement dated __________
(the "Services Agreement"). In connection with the Services Agreement, Consultant agrees as
1. In the course of performing the Services Agreement, Consultant will view, hear,
and/or read documents, events, conversations, presentations, and other information (however
presented) which are of a confidential and/or sensitive nature.
2. In addition, Consultant's services under the Services Agreement will result in
work product which the ____________________________ [insert name of Owner/Client]
("Owner/Client") wishes to remain confidential.
3. Any information, documents, materials provided to, received by, or developed by
Consultant in connection with Consultant's services under the Services Agreement shall be
deemed “Confidential Information.”
4. Consultant shall disclose Confidential Information only to Consultant's employees
who are directly involved in Consultant's services under the Services Agreement and need to
know such information. Subject to the foregoing sentence, Consultant shall not disclose any
Confidential Information to any person or entity without the prior express written consent of
Owner/Client, unless legally obligated to disclose such information after prompt notice to
Owner/Client of such obligation.
5. This Confidentiality Agreement is binding on Consultant, Consultant's sub-
consultants, and each of their respective agents, employees, heirs, representatives, successors,
and assigns. This Confidential Agreement shall survive the completion or termination of the
6. Owner/Client is a direct beneficiary of this Confidentiality Agreement and may
enforce its provisions.
ACCEPTED AND AGREED:
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