NDA Policy

Non-Disclosure of Confidential Information / Obligations of Experts

The Experts shall not use any Confidential Information for any purpose except to review, assess and to rate the respective Pitches.

The Expert shall not disclose any Confidential Information to any third party or to the Expert’s employees and/or employer without the prior written consent of the owner of the Information.

The Expert shall take all reasonable measures to protect the secrecy of and avoid any unauthorised disclosure or use of Confidential Information. Such measures shall include the highest degree of care that the Expert utilises to protect the Expert’s own confidential information of a similar nature, but no less than reasonable care.

Notwithstanding the Expert’s right to assess and rate the proposals, the Expert shall not use the confidential information for its own or third party’s purposes and shall not file for any intellectual right protection for the Confidential Information or parts of it. The Expert shall notify the Coordinator of the Project immediately in writing of any misuse or misappropriation of any Confidential Information that may come to the Expert’s attention.

All personal data related to the In-Ready Tool must be kept confidential and may not be communicated to anyone other than the persons involved in the project itself. This includes both internal and third parties, as well as affiliated companies.

The Expert will comply with the applicable data protection laws and undertakes that appropriate technical and organizational measures have been implemented to protect the confidentiality of the companies personal data and any information related to their participation in In-Ready tool activities.