Sample Non-Disclosure Agreement

Always upload your project agreement and statement of work document to the Elance Private Message Board ("PMB") !his "on#$isclosure Agreement is a sample provided for your information only and may not %e relied upon as legal advice !his agreement might not %e appropriate for your re&uirements Elance makes no warranty a%out the suita%ility of this sample agreement and accepts no lia%ility arising out of the use of this agreement Please consult your legal or %usiness advisor for further information or advice

"'"#$()*+'),-E A.-EEME"! !/() A.-EEME"! is made on BE!3EE" 1. 2. 0the $isclosing Party21 (the "Disclosing Party"); and 0the -eceiving Party21 (the " ecei!ing Party")" 0Month1 day1 year2

collecti!ely re#erred to as the "Parties". -E*(!A+) A. $he ecei!ing Party understands that the Disclosing Party has disclosed or may disclose in#ormation relating to % &" 'hich to the e(tent pre!iously" presently" or su)se*uently disclosed to the ecei!ing Party is hereina#ter re#erred to as "Proprietary +n#ormation" o# the Disclosing Party. 'PE-A!(4E P-'4()('") 1. +n consideration o# the disclosure o# Proprietary +n#ormation )y the Disclosing Party" the ecei!ing Party here)y agrees, (i) to hold the Proprietary +n#ormation in strict con#idence and to ta-e all reasona)le precautions to protect such Proprietary +n#ormation (including" 'ithout limitation" all precautions the ecei!ing Party employs 'ith respect to its o'n con#idential materials)" (ii) not to disclose any such Proprietary +n#ormation or any in#ormation deri!ed there#rom to any third person" (iii) not to ma-e any use 'hatsoe!er at any time o# such Proprietary +n#ormation e(cept to e!aluate internally its relationship 'ith the Disclosing Party" and (i!) not to copy or re!erse engineer any such Proprietary +n#ormation. $he ecei!ing Party shall procure that its employees" agents and su)-contractors to 'hom Proprietary +n#ormation is disclosed or 'ho ha!e access to Proprietary +n#ormation sign a nondisclosure or similar agreement in content su)stantially similar to this Agreement 2. .ithout granting any right or license" the Disclosing Party agrees that the #oregoing shall not apply 'ith respect to any in#ormation a#ter #i!e years #ollo'ing the disclosure thereo# or any in#ormation that the ecei!ing Party can document (i) is or )ecomes (through no improper action or inaction )y the ecei!ing Party or any a##iliate" agent" consultant or employee) generally a!aila)le to the pu)lic" or (ii) 'as in its possession or -no'n )y it prior to receipt #rom the Disclosing Party as e!idenced in 'riting" e(cept to the e(tent that such in#ormation 'as unla'#ully

4. 6666666666666666666666666666666 Address. $he #ailure o# either party to en#orce its rights under this Agreement at any time #or any period shall not )e construed as a 'ai!er o# such rights.appropriated" or (iii) 'as right#ully disclosed to it )y a third party" or (i!) 'as independently de!eloped 'ithout use o# any Proprietary +n#ormation o# the Disclosing Party. /. 6666666666666666666666666666666 Address. 666666666666666666666666666666 $itle.a protecti!e order. 0. $his Agreement constitutes the entire understanding )et'een the Parties relating to the su)3ect matter hereo# unless any representation or 'arranty made a)out this Agreement 'as made #raudulently and" sa!e as may )e e(pressly re#erred to or re#erenced herein" supersedes all prior representations" 'ritings" negotiations or understandings 'ith respect hereto. 6666666666666666666666666666 Date. 666666666666666666666666666666666 Name. $he ecei!ing Party may ma-e disclosures re*uired )y la' or court order pro!ided the ecei!ing Party uses diligent reasona)le e##orts to limit disclosure and has allo'ed the Disclosing Party to see. 666666666666666666666666666666 $itle. $his Agreement shall )e go!erned )y the la's o# the 3urisdiction in 'hich the Disclosing Party is located (or i# the Disclosing Party is )ased in more than one country" the country in 'hich its head*uarters are located) (the "$erritory") and the parties agree to su)mit disputes arising out o# or in connection 'ith this Agreement to the non-e(clusi!e o# the courts in the $erritory. +# any part" term or pro!ision o# this Agreement is held to )e illegal or unen#orcea)le neither the !alidity" nor en#orcea)ility o# the remainder o# this Agreement shall )e a##ected. $he ecei!ing Party understands that nothing herein (i) re*uires the disclosure o# any Proprietary +n#ormation or (ii) re*uires the Disclosing Party to proceed 'ith any transaction or relationship. +mmediately upon the 'ritten re*uest )y the Disclosing Party at any time" the ecei!ing Party 'ill return to the Disclosing Party all Proprietary +n#ormation and all documents or media containing any such Proprietary +n#ormation and any and all copies or e(tracts thereo#" sa!e that 'here such Proprietary +n#ormation is a #orm incapa)le o# return or has )een copied or transcri)ed into another document" it shall )e destroyed or erased" as appropriate. it is responsi)le #or ma-ing its o'n e!aluation o# such Proprietary +n#ormation. 1. 6666666666666666666666666666666 0-eceiving Party2 5y. $he ecei!ing Party #urther ac-no'ledges and agrees that no representation or 'arranty" e(press or implied" is or 'ill )e made" and no responsi)ility or lia)ility is or 'ill )e accepted )y the Disclosing Party" or )y any o# its respecti!e directors" o##icers" employees" agents or ad!isers" as to" or in relation to" the accuracy o# completeness o# any Proprietary +n#ormation made a!aila)le to the ecei!ing Party or its ad!isers. 6666666666666666666666666666666 . Neither Party shall assign or trans#er all or any part o# its rights under this Agreement 'ithout the consent o# the other Party. 2. $his Agreement may not )e amended #or any other reason 'ithout the prior 'ritten agreement o# )oth Parties. 6666666666666666666666666666 Date. 666666666666666666666666666666666 Name. 0$isclosing Party2 5y.

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