This Agreement is made by and between Titan Talent Partners, Inc., a corporation having its principal place of business at Charlotte, NC (“Company”) and the “Candidate”.
Terms of the Non-Disclosure
Whereas Candidate wishes to be considered for the position with the Company. Whereas Company wishes to consider the Candidate for the position; and Whereas during the course of the pre-hire process, including interview(s), and/or the hiring process ("Process") the Interviewee may be given or otherwise become aware of specific information which the Company considers confidential and proprietary; and Whereas Company intends and Candidate agrees that such information shall be kept proprietary and confidential in full compliance with the following terms and conditions. Now, Therefore, the parties hereto agree as follows:
I. Definition of Confidential Information
Confidential or proprietary information (“Confidential Information”) means information of a technical, marketing, or business nature provided or obtained during the Process regarding the Company, its business affairs, business strategies, financial reports, or plans, information regarding profitability or financial projections, marketing plans or strategies, product development, the Position and the Company-related information which is not publicly known or available, or could reasonably be considered to be confidential and/or proprietary. Confidential Information shall be subject to the restrictions and obligations specified in this Agreement whether or not it is in writing or other tangible form, and whether or not it is clearly marked as proprietary or confidential when disclosed or whether or not it is disclosed orally, electronically, or visually.
II. Obligations: Communication and Use
Confidential Information may be used by Candidate only for the purpose of evaluating the Position and may not be disclosed or shared directly or indirectly by the Candidate to third parties or used for Candidate 's benefit or gain and may not be used for the gain or potential gain of any party other than the Company. Under no circumstances may the Candidate disclose Confidential Information to his/her current employer, to any former or prospective employer or to his/her client, former or prospective colleagues. The client represented by the Company may not disclose the Candidate's name or information to anyone in the industry, including to but not limited to the Candidate's employer or current customers, unless Candidate authorizes disclosure. Candidate shall use the same degree of care, but never less than a reasonable standard of care, to prevent the unauthorized disclosure or dissemination of Confidential Information as Candidate would use to protect his/her own similar confidential information. Candidate shall not disclose to any parties the terms of this Agreement. All tangible Confidential information shall remain the property of Company, and all such information and final copies thereof shall be immediately returned at the written request of the Company. In the event the Interviewee is not offered or does not accept the position, interviewee shall promptly return all Confidential Information, including copies.
In no event shall Candidate be deemed to have any right or interest in any Confidential information.
Nothing in this Agreement shall grant the Candidate the right to make commitments of any kind for or on behalf of the Company.
IV. Duration of Non-Disclosure Obligation
Unless mutually agreed otherwise in writing, interviewee’s obligations hereunder with respect to each item of Confidential Information shall expire five (5) months from the date of receipt.
V. General Provisions
The breach of any part of this Agreement by Candidate may cause immediate and irreparable injury to Company due to the unique nature of the Confidential Information. In the event Company must bring any action to enforce or protect any of the terms of this Agreement, Company shall be entitled to recover, in addition to its damages, its reasonable attorney’s fees and costs incurred in connection therewith. This Agreement shall be exclusively governed by and construed according to the laws of the State of North Carolina without regard to any conflict of law provisions.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties have executed this Agreement as of the date first written below.