1.1 We shall:
(a) keep the Confidential Information secret;
(b) use the Confidential Information only for the Permitted Purpose;
(c) not directly or indirectly disclose the Confidential Information (or allow it to be disclosed), in whole or in part, to any person or make Copies unless permitted by this document;
(d) use our best endeavours to ensure that no person gets access to the Confidential Information from us; and
(e) inform the Client immediately upon becoming aware, or suspecting, that an unauthorised person has become aware of Confidential Information.
1.2 Confidential Information means:
(a) the fact that the Client is considering to engage the Agency, or that the Agency is considering to provide the services to the Client,
(b) all information in whatever form (including, without limitation, in written, oral, visual or electronic form, or on tape or disk) relating:
i) to the proposed relations, apart from the general terms and conditions of services of the Agency and this document, and
ii) to the order of the Client to be performed by the Agency, including, but not limited to, its contents, the contents of the documents to be translated, and the commercial conditions between the parties, and
iii) to any individuals and legal entities that is in the Client’s Group, that is directly or indirectly disclosed, whether before or after the date the proposed relationships, to the other parties by any agent or employee of the Client's Group, or which comes to the attention in connection with the Permitted Purpose, but excludes the information in paragraph 1.3.
1.3 Information is not Confidential Information if:
(a) the information is, or subsequently becomes, public knowledge other than as a direct or indirect result of the information being disclosed in breach of this document; or
(b) one party can establish, to the reasonable satisfaction of the other party, that it found out the information from a source not connected with the other party or its Group and that the source is not under any obligation of confidence in respect of the information; or
(c) one party can establish, to the reasonable satisfaction of the other party, that the information was known to it before this document has become binding for it and that it was not under any obligation of confidence in respect of the information; or
(d) each party agrees in writing that it is not confidential.
1.4 The Agency may only disclose Confidential Information:
(a) to such persons that are strictly necessary for the Permitted Purpose provided the owner of the Confidential information has authorized it;
(b) to professional advisers or consultants engaged to advise the Agency in connection with the Permitted Purpose;
(c) to people whom the party who owns the Confidential information agrees in writing may receive the information.
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