This Vendor/Supplier Non-disclosure Agreement ("Agreement") is made and entered into as of 24 Jan 2020, by Buytasker LTD (“Buytasker”) and between the license holder (collectively referred to below as "Recipient") and any companies associated with the Recipient.
It is the intention of the parties to this Agreement to facilitate discussions regarding possible transactions between the parties by the protection from unauthorized disclosure or use of the Confidential Information (defined below). Therefore, the parties agree as follows:
- For the purposes of this Agreement, "Confidential Information" shall mean any information disclosed by Buytasker, whether in writing, orally, visually or otherwise, including but not limited to Factory Visits, business plans, engineering, marketing and operational information, product specifications, technical data, know-how, ideas and concepts of Buytasker or their factories. Confidential Information excludes, however, information which: (i) is or becomes known or available to Recipient without restriction from a source other than Buytasker with a legal right to disclose the same to Recipient; (ii) is, or without violating the terms of this Agreement becomes, generally available to the public; or (iii) is developed by Recipient independently of the information disclosed hereunder.
- With respect to all Confidential Information disclosed hereunder, Recipient agrees that from and after the date of this Agreement, Recipient shall not:
Use the Confidential Information except for purposes of its business relationship with Buytasker (the "Authorized Purpose"); or
Disclose the Confidential Information to any third party except: (i) for directors, officers, managers, employees, consultants, contractors and professional advisors of Recipient (collectively its "Representatives") who need to know the Confidential Information for the Authorized Purpose and who are subject to an existing obligation to, or enter into an agreement with, Recipient not to disclose Confidential Information; and (ii) as may be authorized in writing in advance by a Director of Buytasker.
Communicate & Deal directly with the factories which are introduced by Buytasker. If these factories contact the Recipient, the Recipient should forward all the information to Buytasker. For some technical issues the Recipient can communicate with the factories directly but all information between the factories and the Recipient must be copied to Buytasker.
- Recipient shall require its Representatives who receive any Confidential Information to comply with the terms and conditions of this Agreement and Recipient shall be responsible for their compliance herewith. Recipient shall use at least the same degree of care to protect the confidentiality and ensure the proper use of the Confidential Information as Recipient uses with respect to its information of a similar kind or nature, but in no event less than reasonable care.
- Buytasker grants no rights in or to the Confidential Information. All Confidential Information shall remain the sole property of Buytasker Group of companies.
- No contract or agreement providing for any transaction or any commitment to enter into a transaction shall be deemed to exist by reason of this Agreement.
- Any provision to the contrary notwithstanding, Recipient's obligations under this Agreement are subject to any disclosure requirement of law, regulation or legal process, but only to the extent of such requirement. Recipient shall promptly notify Buytasker of any such requirement, cooperate fully with Buytasker requests to prevent or minimize the effect of such disclosure, and make all reasonable efforts to have such disclosures placed under a protective order or otherwise obtain confidential treatment of the Confidential Information.
Upon Buytasker written request, Recipient shall promptly: (i) deliver to Buytasker and cease to use all Confidential Information in Recipient's (including its Representatives') possession, custody or control; or (ii) destroy the same and delete all electronic records containing the Confidential Information, provided that Buytasker may require Recipient to certify in writing such destruction and deletion.
- Either party who break this agreement will compensate the other party by USD100,000.00 within one week once the other party has the sufficient proof. Recipient agrees that money damages would not be a sufficient remedy for breach of this Agreement and that, in addition to all other remedies; Buytasker shall be entitled to specific performance and injunctive or other equitable relief as a remedy for such breach.
- This Agreement sets forth the complete and exclusive statement of the parties' agreement with respect to the subject matter hereof. This Agreement may not be waived or modified except pursuant to a written agreement signed by the parties. Any waiver or forbearance on one occasion shall have no effect on any other occasion.
- Any provision hereof which is found to be unenforceable or contrary to applicable law shall be deemed stricken from this Agreement and the other terms and conditions hereof shall remain in full force and effect.
- This Agreement shall bind and benefit the parties and their respective successors and assigns. Recipient's obligations under this Agreement shall survive any termination hereof.