Confidentiality letter—mutual

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  • Confidentiality letter—mutual

Confidentiality letter—mutual

[insert address of sender]

Our ref: [insert reference]

Your ref: [insert reference]

[Insert address of recipient]

Date: [insert date]

Dear [insert organisation name],

[insert purpose or project] (the Purpose)

    1. 1

      We refer to the Purpose. Either party may disclose Confidential Information to the other party for it to be used strictly for the Purpose in accordance with the terms set out in this letter (the Agreement).

    1. 2

      For the purposes of this Agreement:

      1. 2.1

        [Authorised Persons means, in relation to a Recipient, any of the officers, directors, members, partners, employees, consultants, agents, representatives or professional advisers of that Recipient and any other persons whom a Discloser has previously designated in writing as authorised;]

      1. 2.2

        Confidential Information means all information of a confidential nature (in whatever form) which relates to the Purpose and is disclosed directly or indirectly by a Discloser to a Recipient[, or a Recipient’s Authorised Persons] including:

        1. 2.2.1

          any know-how, trade secrets, financial, commercial, technical, tactical or strategic information of any kind;

        1. 2.2.2

          all information produced, developed or derived from information disclosed pursuant to this Agreement;

        1. 2.2.3

          all information agreed to be, or marked as, confidential;

        1. 2.2.4

          any information a Recipient knows,[ or its Authorised Persons know,] or could reasonably be expected to know, is confidential; and

        1. 2.2.5

          [the terms and existence of this Agreement.]

      1. 2.3

        Confidential Information does not include any information which:

        1. 2.3.1

          is, or was already known or available to a Recipient, otherwise than pursuant

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