I understand, that as part of my employment by NTI, I may be granted access to Confidential Information. In consideration of and as a condition of my employment, I agree that all information that I obtain or come into contact with during my employment with NTI is strictly confidential. I understand that for purposes of this agreement Confidential Information includes, but is not limited to, social security numbers, computer passwords, software, proprietary information, trade secrets, employee and worker lists, client information and trade information about or regarding NTI business practices and/or transactions. I also agree that any disclosures or unauthorized use of and/or unauthorized access to Confidential Information will be grounds for immediate termination of my employment with NTI. With respect to Confidential Information, I agree:
- l will use Confidential Information for the sole purpose of performing the duties and responsibilities NTI has engaged me to perform.
- I will not disclose or discuss any Confidential Information to or with any person whatsoever who is not a representative of NTI (i.e. spouses, friends, family and acquaintances) or to or with any representative of NTI who does not have a legitimate right to know. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, I will not disclose, discuss, reproduce, copy, forward, e-mail, mail, duplicate, copy, disseminate or remove any Confidential Information except to the extent it is required to perform my duties and responsibilities for NTI and only so long as it is otherwise permitted under the terms of this Agreement. I understand this applies to both hard copies and electronic (computer) copies of information.
- I will use appropriate safeguards to prevent the use or disclosure of Confidential Information other than as provided for by this Agreement.
- I will comply strictly with all NTI Policies on Confidentiality and Information Security.
- I will complete all awareness, education and training requirements on privacy and security programs.
- I will report immediately to NTI any violation of the terms of this Agreement or unauthorized use, duplication, disclosure, or dissemination of Confidential Information by any person, including myself.
- Upon the termination of my employment, I will immediately destroy or return to NTI any documents or any other media (hardcopy or electronic) containing any Confidential Information. I will certify that in writing to NTI if requested.
- I agree to indemnify NTI fully for any and all damages, including legal fees, NTI may incur as a result of my breach of this Agreement.
- I agree that all my obligations under this Confidentiality Agreement shall survive termination of my employment by NTI regardless of the reason for termination.