confidentiality agreement

noun

: nondisclosure agreement
The company required that candidates for high-level positions agree to sign a confidentiality agreement before being hired.
In Houston this month, Gibson screened the unfinished film for a group of Catholic, Jewish and Protestant leaders—all of whom signed a confidentiality agreement.Richard Corliss

Examples of confidentiality agreement in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That data will still be kept private and be subject to confidentiality agreement, according to a summary of the contract. Paolo Confino, Fortune, 13 Nov. 2023 The confidentiality agreement at issue was no different than hundreds of similar agreements in circulation today. Joshua Stein, Forbes, 17 Mar. 2023 Dozens of manufacturers in the area working with Shein also turned down requests for comment, citing confidentiality agreements. Karen Ye, ABC News, 27 Oct. 2023 Redlands Unified spokesperson Christine Stephens said Friday that the district was aware of the recent settlement, but could not comment due to confidentiality agreements. CBS News, 11 Sep. 2023 Various protocols are in place, including the signing of confidentiality agreements by those involved with your project, including the companies on the database that might review your invention idea. Jon Stojan, Journal Sentinel, 18 Aug. 2023 In one particularly contentious issue, the companies agreed to share with the guild the number of hours a show is streamed, domestically and internationally, under a confidentiality agreement. Meg James, Los Angeles Times, 27 Sep. 2023 Senate staff were required to sign confidentiality agreements to access a draft of the rules that was distributed Tuesday morning. Philip Jankowski, Dallas News, 21 June 2023 Anyone involved with your invention, including the companies that are on the database, are bound by confidentiality agreements, and this means greater peace of mind and protection for you. Jon Stojan, The Indianapolis Star, 11 Aug. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1969, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of confidentiality agreement was in 1969

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“Confidentiality agreement.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/confidentiality%20agreement. Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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