Confidentiality

In: Business and Management

Submitted By Desertrain
Words 776
Pages 4
CONFIDENTIALITY AGREEMENT

This CONFIDENTIALITY AGREEMENT ("Agreement") is made on the 21st May of 2012.

BETWEEN

STA PHARMA LIMITED, hereinafter referred to as ‘The Company’ (which expression shall unless excluded by or repugnant to the context mean and include its successors-in-interest, legal representatives, executors, administrators and assignees) of the FIRST PART.

AND INVESTMENTS LIMITED, hereinafter referred to as ‘FINANCIAL CONSULTANT’ (which expression shall unless excluded by or repugnant to the context mean and include their heirs, successors-in-interest, legal representatives, executors, administrators and assignees) of the SECOND PART.

WHEREAS Nuvista Pharma Limited is engaged in the business of pharamaceutical manufacturing & distribution and LankaBangla Investments Limited is in the business of Merchant Banking as defined in the Merchant Banker and Portfolio Manager Rules, 1996; AND WHEREAS the second part is working for an undisclosed company which is willing to acquire the first part. In course of performing the acquisition, both The Company and second part may get or need access to and/or may need to disclose certain confidential and/or proprietary information regarding each other business plans, financial and operational services, processes, formula, data, know how, software systems, products and product development works;

AND WHEREAS the both parties desire to protect such confidential and/or proprietary rights and desires to prevent unauthorised disclosure of any information regarding its applied technology, technical knowhow, business plans, financial and operational data, know how, products and services from exposure to any third party;

NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the premises and the mutual covenants contained herein, the parties hereto agree as follows:

Definition of Confidential information

Either…...

Similar Documents

Confidentiality

...Confidentiality, Integrity, Authentication, and Nonrepudiation. Carlos F Rentas Strayer University CIS 333 November 17, 2012 Prof. Jonathan C. Thrall Working as an Information Security Officer, our firm was task for a client who is small software company currently using a Microsoft Server 2008 Active Directory domain and is administered by a limited number of over-tasked network administrators. The rest of the client’s staff is mostly software developers and a small number of administrative personnel. The client has decided that it would be in their best interest to use a public key infrastructure (PKI) to provide a framework that facilitates confidentiality, integrity, authentication, and nonrepudiation. Fundamentals of PKI. Public Key Infrastructure is a security architecture created to provide a high level of confidence for exchanging information over the internet that has become more and more insecure lately. The term can be very confusing, because it is used to mean several different things; for instance PKI may mean the technologies, techniques, and methods that used together provide a secure infrastructure. Additionally PKI may mean the use of a public key and private key pair for authentication mainly as well as “proof of content”.   This uses a mathematical technique known as public key cryptography which uses a pair of related cryptographic keys to verify the identity of the sender (signing), and ensuring privacy (encryption).   PKI......

Words: 1197 - Pages: 5

Counselor Confidentiality

...to be answered is, "If a counselor is an associate Pastor on staff or even just solely a counselor should the Senior/Sole Pastor be made aware of details on every client, since it is important for the Pastors to know their flock in order to best know how to lead and tend them, or does confidentiality apply always strictly between counselor and counselee". It is important to start off understanding what Counselor confidentiality is at its most fundamental nature. It is the responsibility of a therapist or counselor to hold any proprietary or personal information supplied by a patient in the strictest of confidence. It is a generally accepted ethic that breaking counselor confidentiality by revealing the type of information stated above, without the expressed permission of the patient, is considered highly unethical. Keep in mind, however, that in Standards B.1.d, the ACA Code of Ethics requires counselors to fully inform their clients of the limits of confidentiality (ACA, 2005). Also, HIPPA- Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act-actually gives a list of nearly two pages of things where confidentiality may be breached legally (hhs.gov). Counselor confidentiality in a "classical" setting, which is the viewpoint we have been speaking from thus far, is designed to allow patients the freedom to share information about themselves that is private in nature, but is important to the process of helping the individual overcome whatever emotional or......

Words: 2412 - Pages: 10

Confidentiality

...Explain informed consent and confidentiality to the client. Informed consent involves the counselor explaining the benefits and risks of counseling as well as its alternatives. It also allows the counselor permission to record counseling sessions in writing, and via video and auditory means. In an educational institution setting, informed consent allows students to observe counseling sessions. Once these issues are explained to the potential client, the client is asked to sign legal documents that state the client understands and agrees to the services to be provided and their potential dangers. When counseling minors, informed consent must come from a parent. While explaining the pros and cons of counseling to the parent, the counselor must also explain the necessity of confidentiality in the therapeutic relationship with a minor. A confidentiality form is presented during the discussion of confidentiality. In adhering to counseling ethics, the counselor must explain that confidentiality is a promise not to discuss matters that are shared by the client with a third party unless under pre-determined exceptions. The exceptions to confidentiality include reporting information the client reveals to the counselor that suggests he or she is a danger to him or herself or others. For example: If a client talks about killing himself and identifies that he has a plan and the means to execute that plan, it is the counselor's ethical responsibility to inform......

Words: 350 - Pages: 2

Confidentiality in Nursing

...Confidentiality in Nursing Introduction: This essay will give a brief definition regarding the principles of nursing practice, state why there are important to nursing practice. It will then explore confidentiality as a principle E of nursing practice, report why confidentiality is extremely important within nursing practice and will discuss the patient’s rights in relation to law. Relevant reference of published literature will be put forward in this essay to support the author statement. Main body: RCN (2010) states that the Principles of nursing practice “describe what everyone can expect from nursing practice, whether they are colleagues, patients, the families or carers of patients”. There are eight Principles of nursing practice such as; Principle A: “focuses on dignity, equality, diversity and humanity” Principle B: “focuses on ethical integrity, legal integrity, accountability and responsibility”. Principle C: “focuses on the safety of all people (patients, visitors and staff), the environment, organisational health and safety, management of risk, and clinical safety”. Principle D: “encompasses themes of advocacy, empowerment, patient-centred care, and patient involvement in their care”. Principle E: “focuses on communication, handling feedback, record keeping, reporting and monitoring”. Principle F: “focuses on evidence-based practice, technical skills, education, training and clinical reasoning”. Principle G: “encompasses themes of......

Words: 1845 - Pages: 8

Confidentiality of Sources

...Confidentiality of Sources Professionals like attorneys, doctors, counselors, and church leaders have ethical duties and responsibilities to keep the confidentiality of information. Protecting communications is important for people seeking for legal and spiritual advice in situations that involve any type of illegal activities. If not offered, individuals might reject to cooperate in obtaining help, for instance. Journalism is not the exception; on the contrary, confidentiality is a sensitive and crucial part of the practice. That a journalist could offer confidentiality to a source puts him or her in a different level that allows accessing to information otherwise impossible to obtain. Some courts have decided that the First Amendment does not provide the writers, reporters, and journalists with the right to refuse to reveal their sources if required in a court. Journalists that had refused to go against to their profession’s trust have been jailed and fined. Shield laws are a mechanism to protect the journalist, in some way, against punishment for refusing to disclose confidentiality of sources. Even though shield laws have been enacted in 37 states, they vary from state to state. In this paper, some sensitive topics will be covered, taking the case of Branzburg v. Hayes as a base for the analysis. Branzburg v. Hayes Background This case considers that reporters are to be held to the same standards as other citizens, which would subject them to grand jury......

Words: 1548 - Pages: 7

Confidentiality

...The Importance of Confidentiality Within the healthcare sector there is an ethical code known as a ‘Care Value Base’ (CVB). The CVB helps to govern healthcare workers, and provides guidance as to how to act in particular situations. Its purpose is to eliminate discrimination and poor healthcare, while protecting the rights of the service user. One important ‘right’ to be upheld within healthcare, is a person’s right to confidentiality. Confidentiality requires withholding information, personal or otherwise, and not sharing it with anyone without consent. Patient confidentiality is particularly important within a healthcare environment as it is essential to maintain trust. “That is so they can have trust and confidence in the people who are giving them the service. A patient should be certain that, whatever their issues are, they won’t be shared with anybody else unnecessarily. That’s a basic right of every patient.” (The Nursing Times, n.d.) When ‘rights’ are upheld the service user is able to trust their doctor or nurse, and have the confidence to divulge their personal information and concerns. This means the service providers are then able to deliver the highest quality of care, because the service user feels safe and comfortable communicating. However as suggested above by the Nursing Times, sometimes it is necessary to break confidentiality. This occurs when to do otherwise would endanger others, or be a serious breach of criminal law. The CVB plays an important...

Words: 830 - Pages: 4

Ethics of Confidentiality

...February 2nd, 2014   Breaking confidentiality is never ethical and is also losing faith between the patient-nurse relationships or amongst healthcare providers. The minute a patient walks into a health care setting they feel a trusting bond with the providers and expect reciprocation. The U.S. department of health and human services has the office of civil rights which imposes the “Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act” (HIPAA) which protects patient information. Breaches of confidentiality are taken seriously by the office of civil rights and any breach of unsecured health information will be analyzed, and the person responsible will be prosecuted. All healthcare providers are expected to follow basic ethical principles during their practice and they are: “Respect for autonomy, Veracity, Beneficence, Non-maleficence, Fidelity, and Justice” (Maurer & Smith, 2013). These ethical principles are implemented and mandated through standards of practice and federal law in all healthcare and professional organizations. According to the American Nurses Association’s (ANA) standard of codes, the most important ethical principle is “respect for the inherent dignity and worth… of human existence and the individuality of all persons” (Maurer & Smith, pg. 12). When a patient arrives to the hospital the first task the patient goes through is to sign an informed consent form, also known as advanced directive which is done for confidentiality purposes. On Feb 24, 2000......

Words: 1065 - Pages: 5

Confidentiality

...Confidentiality Procedure Purpose of Policy Little Dreams Nursery is committed to keeping information about children, parents and carers and staff as confidential as possible. At Little Dreams Nursery we respect every parent and child's rights to confidentiality; with this in mind would all parents please be aware of the following points. Who is Responsible It is the responsibility of all members of staff to ensure that all confidential information including personal records for children, parents and staff remains confidential and within the confines of the setting. The information stored in the nursery files about the children is available only to Setting staff and the individual child's parents. This information is stored securely. Please see the Data Protection and Information Sharing Policies for further details. Parents and carers should feel that they can talk to a member of setting staff in complete confidence, if you would like this please speak to the member of staff of your choice, this information will not be shared unless it is in the best interests of the child, if the information is shared parents should feel secure that only setting staff will be privy to this information. Parents will be asked for their permission if the information is to be shared out-with the setting. Any information given to us about parents or children at the nursery will be treated with the utmost respect and will remain confidential to all except for nursery staff. (Please note: staff......

Words: 607 - Pages: 3

Confidence in Confidentiality

...Running Head: Confidence in Confidentiality Ashley Cox Confidence in Confidentiality HCS 335 October 3, 2011 An interesting article about medical confidentiality for patients strikes the attention of many more patients in the waiting room of Doctor Zains office. The article was in a column of the poplar waiting room magazine called, Counselor”. The magazine is said to be for the addiction type professionals. The article that seemed to get the most attention from patients is called “Confidence in Confidentiality. The article talks about the privacy act for patients which is known as HIPPA, confidentiality regulations, and also briefly talks about different types of patient confidentiality situation. Confidential information is a main concern among patients; it is their medical information which is at stake here in their minds, but is that all that is at stake? The confidentiality privacy act is known as HIPAA, which is the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996. This act was passed by congress to improve portability and continuity of health insurance coverage in the group and individual markets, to combat waste, fraud, and abuse in health insurance and health care delivery, to reduce costs and the administrative burdens of health care by improving efficiency and effectiveness of the health care system by standardizing the interchange of electronic data for specified administrative and financial transactions, To......

Words: 1233 - Pages: 5

Confidentiality

...successor firm can continue to represent the same client using any member, including the sued lawyer? 2. Can the successor firm represent the client in the pending matters through members excluding the sued lawyer? 3. Can the successor firm represent the client with respect to one or more matters pending at the time of filing of malpractice suit against the individual lawyer and predecessor firm using lawyers who were not members of the predecessor firm? The lawyer must examine the situation impartially and carefully in a thought out manner, and arrive at a conclusion that the interest of the client in the ongoing matter as well as the future representation of the client will not be adversely affect. The test should consider how the confidentiality of the information protected by the lawyer-client privilege, as well as other secrets of the client will be handled in the future. The lawyer must believe the clients interest will not be adversely affected. If the lawyer disputes the malpractice claim, it’s not likely he should represent the client. If there’s no question to the malpractice and the lawyer is settling, it’s okay to represent. MRPC 1.10(a) indicates that when a lawyer associated with a firm is disqualified from representing a client, the firm is disqualified. If representation is to occur the client need to consent, and each member must administer the same test. RI-25 May 18, 1989 SYLLABUS A lawyer may not represent a client in other matters while the......

Words: 1419 - Pages: 6

Privacy and Confidentiality

...patients’ privacy and confidentiality. Beginning in 1893, nurses take the Nightingale Pledge “I promise to do all in my power to maintain and elevate the standard of my profession, and hold in confidence all personal matters committed to my keeping and all family affairs coming to my knowledge in the practice of my calling” (Gretter, 2012). The duty continues today, with hospital policies, state regulations, and federal law aimed at protecting patients’ confidentiality. Critical care providers are often privy to confidential information in the course of clinical practice. The dilemma may arise when confidential information is requested by family members or friends of the patient. Although at times it seems that regulations and laws are so stringent that any disclosure of health care information is forbidden, it may be necessary and appropriate to make disclosures, and the current regulations and laws support the professional judgment in communicating patients’ health information (Wielawski, 2009). Privacy is limited access to a person, the person’s body, conversations, bodily functions or objects immediately associated with the person. Because people have different beliefs and values about privacy, the important aspects of privacy need to be identified by individual clients. Nurses need to provide care that maintains the dignity and privacy of clients and should not unnecessarily intrude on a client’s privacy (College of Nurses Ontario, 2009). Confidentiality involves keeping......

Words: 9016 - Pages: 37

Patient Confidentiality

...Patient Confidentiality As healthcare providers, maintaining a patient’s confidentiality, human dignity and privacy is expected at all times. Nurses are faced with maintaining patient confidentiality on a daily basis. The Coded of Ethics for Nurses is the framework of nonnegotiable ethical standards and obligations that all nurses are to uphold. Nurses are to be accountable for their actions and are expected to advocate and strive to protect the rights, health and safety of patients (American Nurses Association, 2011). Constant patient turnovers, visitors and numerous workers in and out of the emergency area can make it difficult for staff to maintain patient confidentiality. Due to lack of space and to give quick group report, end-of-shift report is often given in ear shot of other patients and visitors. At the structure of the hospital does not allow space so that the patients can be treated and their care discussed privately. These are a few examples that contribute to the ineffectiveness of maintaining patient confidentiality. In this paper, strategies will be discussed to address the issue of patient confidentiality and privacy. Nurses who work in the emergency room are faced with challenge of maintaining patient confidentiality. Patient Confidentiality in the Emergency Room Emergency room staff members are faced with issues of confidentiality on a daily bases. From the beginning of the triage process, the breach of patient confidentiality begins. Patients are......

Words: 682 - Pages: 3

Confidentiality in the Classroom

...Confidentiality in the Classroom RD Grand Canyon University: EDU 536 December 21, 2011 U.S. Education – Current and Future Trends Confidentiality is a hot topic – in the classroom, in business and in everyday life. Guarding personal information prior to the onslaught of identity theft was important but not to the extent that it is today. In today’s classroom protecting confidential information is a 3-fold process – protecting the student’s records, protecting personally identifiable information from the student’s record and allowing parent’s access to their child’s information. There are federal and state laws that govern confidentiality and how schools can and cannot utilize that information as outlined under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). FERPA, a federal law, applies to educational agencies or institutions that receive federal funds and protects the privacy of student educational records and assures parents the right to access those records. FERPA also allows authorized educational personnel the right to access and review student records without prior parental consent and in situations where conduct “poses a significant risk to the safety or well-being of a student, other students, or other members of the school community” allows the district to release information from a discipline record without consent to employees who have a legitimate educational interest in a student’s behavior. In Confidentiality issues: parental rights......

Words: 1254 - Pages: 6

Patient Confidentiality

...Running head: PATIENT CONFIDENTIALITY Patient Confidentiality: Ethical Implications to Nursing Practice Grand Canyon University: NRS 437 April 3, 2012 Patient Confidentiality: Ethical Implications to Nursing Practice Patient confidentiality is a fundamental practice in healthcare and it is integral part of healthcare ethical standards (Purtilo & Dougherty, 2010). According to the American Nurses Association (ANA) code of ethics “the nurse has a duty to maintain confidentiality of all patient information”(Nursingworld, p.6). When confidentiality is breached the nurse may jeopardize the wellbeing and safety of a patient. There are some exceptions to this duty such as a greater need to protect the patient and other parties or mandatory laws that protect public health (Nursingworld, 2012). The situation presented in the article Betraying Trust or Providing Good Care? When is it okay to break confidentiality? Creates an ethical dilemma for the fictional nurse caring for a teenage patient diagnosed with a sexually transmitted disease as well as related cervical cancer. The nurse eventually notifies parents because of the need for further treatment that will require consent of parents. She also notifies the teenage patient’s school because of a concern for public health. Several valid concerns are presented in this article. First, when a patient’s confidentiality is betrayed that patient may not give full information to the healthcare team in the......

Words: 916 - Pages: 4

Confidentiality at Work

...Confidentiality at Work Confidentiality plays a vital role in an effective work place. The Human Resource department in an organisation must protect their employee information very confidentially. However each person in an organisation has a duty to follow all the confidentiality procedures. Every workplace should have controls to access their data and information. Keeping all information confidential helps every company’s success and to face the modern world competition. Now I am going to discover the definition of the confidentiality. Wikipedia, encylopedia states confidentiality as follows, “Confidentiality has been defined by the International organisation for standardization (ISO) as ensuring that information is accessible only to those authorized to have access” The organisation is legally responsible to collect, manage, use and disclose personal information and to comply with legislative requirements, for instance Data Protection Act 1988, Common Law rules and the organisation’s rules of Ethical Conduct. According to Data Protection Act 1988, any personal data collected in the course of business activities will be treated in accordance with that Act. In an organisation, human resource department holds the information of the employees. The importance of confidentiality procedures which should be followed by a human resource manager will be evaluated. When dealing with some of the areas, for instance, Personnel Records/Files, Credit and Financial......

Words: 886 - Pages: 4

EliveBuyIND (164) | Kingdom Rush: Vengeance v1.2 APK modded | Ethan Coen