Confidential Information and Trade Secrets

Example Definitions of "Confidential Information and Trade Secrets"
Confidential Information and Trade Secrets. May be written, verbal or recorded by electronic, magnetic or other methods, whether or not expressly identified as "Confidential" by the Company, and includes, but is not limited to, the following information and materials: (i) Financial information of any kind pertaining to the Company, including, without limitation, information about the profit margins, profitability, pricing, income and expenses of the Company or any of its products or lines of business and also including,... without limitation, any and all information and records relating to the Company's contracts or transactions with, or charges, prices or sales to, its customers, including invoices, proposals, confirmations, bills of ladings, statements, accounting records, bids, payment records or any other information or documents regarding amounts charged to or paid by customers, for any products or services which form any part of the Company Business; 13 (ii) All information about and all communications received from, sent to or exchanged between the Company and any person or entity which has purchased, licensed, exchanged or otherwise entered into a transaction with the Company, or to which the Company has made a proposal with respect to the purchase, sale, license, exchange or other transaction involving any component, products or services which form any part of the Company Business; (iii) All of the Company's technical data and any information pertaining to the Company Business, including, by way of example, research and development, scientific studies or analyses, details or training methods, and oil and gas technology; (iv) All customer contact information, which includes information about the identity and location of individuals with decision-making authority at the customer and the particular preferences, needs or requirements of the customer, or such individual, with respect to any of the products, goods, services or equipment which comprise any part of the Company Business, and all information about the particular needs or requirements of a customer based on its geographical, economic or other factors; and (v) Employee lists, phone numbers and addresses, pay rates, benefits and compensation packages, training programs and manuals, and other confidential information regarding the Company's personnel. Notwithstanding the foregoing, "Confidential Information," for purposes of this Agreement, shall not extend to any information: (i) that is or becomes in the public domain through no wrongful act or fault of the Executive; (ii) that was already known to the Executive prior to employment with the Company; (iii) that is obtained by the Executive from a third party who is not under a duty of nondisclosure owed to the Company; (iv) to which the Executive would not otherwise have access by virtue of his employment with the Company and was independently developed by the Executive without any use of or reliance on any information that, without giving effect to this clause, would be considered Confidential Information and Trade Secrets of the Company; or (v) is required to be disclosed by law; provided, however, that prior to such disclosure the Executive shall deliver timely notice to the Company of such required disclosure and assist the Company in seeking protective relief thereof. View More
Confidential Information and Trade Secrets. All valuable and unique tangible and intangible information and techniques acquired, developed or used by McDonald's relating to its business, operations, employees and customers, which gives McDonald's a competitive advantage in the businesses in which McDonald's is engaged, including without limitation processes, methods, techniques, systems, computer data, formulae, patents, models, devices, compilations, customer lists, supplier lists or any information of whatever nature that gives... McDonald's an opportunity to obtain an advantage over competitors who do not know or use such data or information. View More
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