Many businesses hire contractors to perform specific services after business hours, such as an office-cleaning services. If you have concerns about the confidentiality of your business or client information that the contractors may come across in the performance of their services, any agreement with the contractor should include confidentiality provisions.
The agreement can prohibit such actions as the transfer, use, and copying of information, but it can also include additional protective terms, such as:
You may expect a contractor to abide by many of these stipulations without a written agreement. However, having a signed contract provides clear instructions and imposes proactive obligations on the contractor and its personnel that have been expressly agreed upon.
If you have any questions about putting a confidentiality agreement in place, do not hesitate to contact our office at (248) 477-6300.
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