confidentiality clause

confidentiality clause
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confidentiality clause UK US noun [C] LAW, HR
a part of an agreement in which the people or companies involved agree not to give particular information to other people or companies: »

The agreement includes a strict confidentiality clause that bars either side from disclosing details to the media.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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