File Copyright Online - File mutual Divorce in Delhi - Online Legal Advice - Lawyers in India

Confidentiality Clause Or Non Disclosure Clause In A Contract

As per the Indian law, confidentiality clause or non disclosure clause in a contract bounds two or more parties or all the involved parties to ensure and agree that specific type of information that is furnished by one party or all the parties will remain confidential. Such clause is included in a contract in case a company or an individual is equipped with a secret idea/process/product/concept, etc.

Key contents in confidentiality clause:

The confidentiality clause must contain the following essentials
  1. Mention the names of parties involved in the agreement
  2. Definition of confidentiality in context to the agreement
  3. The tenure of non-disclosure
  4. Exclusions that are not a part of confidentiality
  5. Provisions imposing restrictions upon transfer of data
  6. Terms and condition pertaining to confidentiality
  7. Type of non-disclosure or confidentiality clause
  8. Mention of law and jurisdiction specific to country; in case both the parties are from different countries

Breach of confidentiality clause:

The confidentiality clause is termed as breach in case either one or both the parties have not maintained the level of privacy and have disclosed it further. In such a case, it is essential to seek legal assistance from corporate lawyer or legal consultant.

Redressal mechanism:

Considered as an offence and crime, the law has drafted redressal mechanisms in case of breach of confidentiality clause. The non-breaching party needs to compensate the loss of other party in the form of monetary compensation. In case of employment, the company can fire the employee or immediately order to return company property in case it is bestowed to them.

Importance of confidentiality clause:

Confidentiality clause plays a vital role when an individual or a company enters into an agreement with other party/parties. It stands out to be an integral element particularly in reseller agreements, license, technology, employment contracts, etc. The key objective behind including this clause is to ascertain that both the parties involved in the agreement will maintain secrecy and high levels of confidentiality.

Law Article in India

Ask A Lawyers

You May Like

Legal Question & Answers



Lawyers in India - Search By City

Copyright Filing
Online Copyright Registration


LawArticles

Increased Age For Girls Marriage

Titile

It is hoped that the Prohibition of Child Marriage (Amendment) Bill, 2021, which intends to inc...

How To File For Mutual Divorce In Delhi

Titile

How To File For Mutual Divorce In Delhi Mutual Consent Divorce is the Simplest Way to Obtain a D...

Section 482 CrPc - Quashing Of FIR: Guid...

Titile

The Inherent power under Section 482 in The Code Of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (37th Chapter of t...

Facade of Social Media

Titile

One may very easily get absorbed in the lives of others as one scrolls through a Facebook news ...

Sexually Provocative Outfit Statement In...

Titile

Wednesday, Live Law reported that a Kerala court ruled that the Indian Penal Code Section 354, ...

UP Population Control Bill

Titile

Population control is a massive problem in our country therefore in view of this problem the Ut...

Lawyers Registration
Lawyers Membership - Get Clients Online


File caveat In Supreme Court Instantly