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YOUR MUTUAL CONFIDENTIALITY AGREEMENT IN BLACK & WHITE

With our downloadable Mutual Confidentiality Agreement, you can get your contract in black & white instantly. 

The Legal Zebra Template guides you through the process, so you can confidently secure your confidential information with a formal, yet easy to follow, Agreement. 

Avoid legal overwhelm and lawyer's fees and protect your valuable information instantly. 

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WHY YOU NEED A MUTUAL CONFIDENTIALITY AGREEMENT

If you exchange confidential information with another business, you should put a Mutual Confidentiality Contract in black & white. It will help you protect your information so it is only used for a specific purpose and only shared on a need-to-know basis.

You can use this Agreement to stop people stealing your business and protect your intellectual property

Likewise, if you’re asking another party to give you their confidential information, you can offer to sign a Mutual Confidentiality Agreement so they feel more comfortable talking to you.


WHEN TO USE THIS MUTUAL CONFIDENTIALITY AGREEMENT

This Mutual Confidentiality Agreement (also called an NDA or Non Disclosure Agreement) can be used for most businesses who are sharing confidential information with each other. 

You can use Legal Zebra's downloadable Template to put a basic legally binding Mutual Confidentiality Agreement in place, instantly.

The Legal Zebra Template is up to date and suitable for use in all States and Territories of Australia including NSW, VIC, ACT, WA, SA, NT, Tasmania and Queensland. Many people outside Australia also use this document because it's so easy to use.

If your confidentiality arrangements are complicated, or the transaction has substantial value, you should seek personalised advice from a lawyer and accountant.

Here are some examples of when to use our Mutual Confidentiality Agreement Template...

Example: Confidentiality Agreement for Sale of Business

We are giving price lists, supplier and customer information to a party who is interested in buying our business. We want to make sure that they don't use this information if they don't go ahead with the purchase. We need some protection in case they are just "tyre kickers" snooping around for our company secrets.

Example: Developing a new product with a manufacturer

As a developer of cosmetic products, I need a simple agreement with my manufacturers. We work together to develop the products. I need to protect my recipes. The manufacturer wants me to keep their pricing secret. So we need a mutual confidentiality agreement.

Example: Pitching a new business idea or concept

Our startup is regularly pitching to potential investors, employees and strategic partners. Sometimes we even pitch to competitors. We want to make sure they don't steal our ideas. Sometimes they give us confidential information too. So, we just need a simple Two Way Non Disclosure Agreement that's fair for both parties.


WHAT'S COVERED IN THIS MUTUAL CONFIDENTIALITY AGREEMENT TEMPLATE

Legal Zebra's Australian Mutual Confidentiality Agreement Template includes these important provisions...

DESCRIBE YOUR SECRET INFO

Include details of your specific confidential information (customer lists, pricing, business plans, etc) so there's no dispute about what should be kept secret.

PROTECTS BOTH PARTIES INFO

This is a two-way (mutual) confidentiality agreement so it protects both parties information.

CHOOSE YOUR JURISDICTION

State where you want disputes heard. For example, choose NSW if you live there so you won't have to travel if there is a dispute about the agreement. 

GET YOUR INFORMATION BACK

Under the Agreement, you can require the other party to return your information (drawings, plans, pictures, etc) when you finish dealing with them. 

ONGOING PROTECTION

This Confidentiality Agreement will continue until neither party holds any more confidential information.

CUSTOMISE WITH ADDITIONAL TERMS

You can customise this Confidentiality Agreement with your own additional terms.

LEGAL TIPS

Easy to follow tips and examples to help complete your Mutual Confidentiality Agreement Template with confidence.

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