1. The purpose of this document is to safeguard the information exchanged between the parties during their collaboration under the Agreement.
2. The Parties agree to treat all information shared between them under this Agreement, or in connection with the stated purpose, as Confidential Information, unless otherwise specified in the Agreement and its annexes.
3. The Receiving Party, upon receiving Confidential Information from the Disclosing Party, shall not disclose such information to any third party without explicit permission from the Disclosing Party. Furthermore, the Receiving Party must take reasonable measures to protect the Confidential Information, including safeguarding its own confidential information and trade secrets.
4. The Receiving Party commits to utilizing the disclosed Confidential Information solely for the purpose of fulfilling the obligations outlined in this Agreement.
5. The Receiving Party agrees to restrict access to Confidential Information to its employees or the employees of its counterparties who are directly involved in the execution of the Agreement and are bound by a similar confidentiality agreement.
6. The obligations stipulated in this section of the Agreement shall not apply to the following information:
a. Information that is or becomes publicly known through no fault of the receiving party, which must be confirmed by appropriate evidence.
b. Information received by the parties from third parties without an obligation to maintain confidentiality.
c. Information independently developed by the party.
d. Information whose disclosure is necessary in accordance with the requirements of the legislation or authorized bodies. Such information can only be provided to authorities with appropriate jurisdiction, as prescribed by applicable law.
7. Providing confidential information to third parties with written consent from the disclosing party does not constitute a breach of confidentiality.
8. In the event of any violation of the obligations regarding the non-disclosure of Confidential Information as outlined in this Agreement, the Receiving Party undertakes to indemnify any and all losses incurred as a result of such violation based on the decision of the Arbitration Court that has become final and binding.
9. The obligations established by this Agreement regarding the protection of Confidential Information shall remain valid for a period of seven years from the date of transfer of the Confidential Information.
10. The Parties undertake to maintain the confidentiality of personal data of their respective clients, as well as other information related to them that becomes known to the Parties in connection with the use of the System, unless otherwise provided by applicable legislation.
11. Special provisions. The Contractor is authorized to process confidential data, including personal data, for the purpose of fulfilling this Agreement. Processing of confidential data encompasses actions (operations) with confidential (personal) data, such as collection, systematization, storage, clarification (updating, modifying), utilization, depersonalization, blocking, and destruction of personal data.
12. The Contractor ensures that no contacts, order details, or project histories of the Customer will ever be disclosed to any competing third parties or individuals who may exploit such information to the detriment of the Customer or the Customer's clients.