You will discover on the model — and on all NDAs — that you must describe the “purpose” of the NDA. Something like this could be said, “making a product prototype for the unveiling party” or “assessing the potential business relationship between the two parties.” The objective is important because it indicates why the recipient of the confidential information can use the information. Confidentiality agreements generally serve three key functions: in Britain, NDAs are often used as a precondition for a financial settlement, in addition to the protection of trade secrets, to prevent whistleblowers from making public the misdeeds of their former employers. There is a law that allows for protected disclosure despite an NOA, although employers sometimes silence the former employee at the same time.   A Confidential Disclosure Agreement [CDA), also known as the Confidentiality Agreement (NDA) or Confidentiality Agreement, is a legal agreement between at least two parties that describes information that the parties wish to share for evaluation purposes, but which wish to restrict the wider use and dissemination. The parties undertake not to disclose the non-public information covered by the agreement. CDAs are often performed when two parties are considering a relationship/cooperation and must understand the processes, methods or technologies of the other party only for the purpose of assessing the potential of a future relationship. In its most fundamental form, a confidentiality agreement is a legally enforceable contract that creates a confidential relationship between a person who has some kind of trade secret and a person to whom secrecy is transmitted. Not sure to what extent an NDA, also known as a confidentiality agreement (two different terms – identical contracts), could affect your business? This quote from Hillary Clinton and the example of the recent elections give a perspective: confidentiality and confidentiality agreements are surprisingly daily in today`s world. Information protected by client-state attorney privilege and physician and patient confidentiality is essentially covered by a full confidentiality agreement, and even librarians are required to keep secret information about the books you have read.