What’s a nondisclosure agreement?

An NDA is a promise to keep private information, well—private. Protect your customers and your company by asking colleagues, clients, and contractors to sign one at the beginning of any business deal.

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Employee NDA

Employee NDA
Make sure your employees know what conversations, trade secrets, and company info to keep to themselves. Have new employees sign one before their first day on the job.

Who signs it?

  • Employees

Mutual NDA

Mutual NDA
Let colleagues know you plan to keep their private company info to yourself, and that they should do the same for you. Have everyone sign before you discuss business together.

Who signs it?

  • Colleagues, where all parties need to keep information private

Independent contractor NDA

Independent contractor NDA
Make sure your contractors know what conversations, trade secrets, and company info to keep to themselves. Have contract workers sign one before their first day on the job.

Who signs it?

  • Contractors
  • Consultants
  • Freelancers

Unilateral NDA

Unilateral NDA
Let colleagues know to keep what you’re planning to share private. Have the receiving party sign before you disclose anything.

Who signs it?

  • Colleagues, where one party is disclosing something private

Business plan NDA

Business plan NDA
Make sure your potential business partners, employees and others know what conversations, concepts, proposals and other info to keep to themselves. Have people sign one before discussing your business plan with them.

Who signs it?

  • Consultants
  • Business partners

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