(This is not a financial contract)


Last updated on: 2020.01.02



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I, Joy Sephton (the Recipient), undertake to keep confidential all information which is made available to me by



(the Discloser)


for the purposes of undertaking or evaluating the scope of this project. I shall not share any part of this information with any third person or entity. This information includes but is not limited to intellectual property, including research, all related secret knowledge, technical information and specifications, manufacturing techniques, systems, processes, methods of production, designs, circuit diagrams, blueprints, electronic artwork, samples, devices, formulae, know-how, information concerning materials and marketing and business information, as well as banking details, contact details including telephone numbers, email addresses, physical and postal addresses, and the name of the Discloser.


I shall take all reasonable steps to prevent this information falling into the hands of an unauthorized third party.


I shall not publish or circulate any material to which the Discloser gives me access.


I shall not copy or reproduce any material to which the Discloser gives me access, other than for those purposes that are necessary for the completion or evaluation of the project. This may include a third party nominated, in writing only, by the Discloser.


The obligations set out in this undertaking do not apply to information which is lawfully in the public domain at the commencement date, or lawfully comes into the public domain after the commencement date; is already in my possession at the commencement date and did not emanate from the Discloser; or becomes available to me from a party other than the Discloser and is not subject to confidentiality in favour of the Discloser.


No waiver of any of the terms or conditions of this undertaking will be binding for any purpose unless in writing and signed by the Discloser.


In the event that any of the provisions of this agreement are found to be invalid, unlawful, or unenforceable those terms will be omitted from the remaining terms, which will continue to be valid and enforceable.



Signed at Blairgowrie, Johannesburg, on this _______ day of _________________ 20___




Joy Sephton 





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