1 The effective date of this Agreement is the date on which the Parties have entered into an agreement for the Services either orally or in writing or evidenced through payments.
2 The Company acknowledges and agrees that in connection with the Services, the Client may disclose to the Company information, including, but not necessarily limited to: Methods, ideas, business secrets, processes, formulae, compositions, systems, techniques, inventions, machines, computer programs and research projects, and raw data.
3 The Company agrees to keep confidential all the information described in Clause 2 herein and shall not disclose said information to any person or persons, real or juridical, other than as may be required to enforce a Party’s rights in the resolution of any dispute between the Parties.
4 After completion of the Services, the Company shall continue to keep confidential all the information described in Clause 2 herein. The Company may keep its obligations of confidentiality as set forth in the NDA by returning all Client materials to the Client or by destruction of such materials after a six (6) month period following the completion of the Services.