A non-disclosure (NDA) agreement is a legally binding contract to keep certain information confidential.
Who can sign a non-disclosure?
A non-disclosure agreement can be signed between two or more parties.
The agreement where only one party is disclosing confidential information is called a unilateral or one-way non-disclosure agreement, while the agreement where both parties will disclose confidential information is called a mutual non-disclosure agreement.
What other names are there for a non-disclosure?
A non-disclosure agreement is also known under the following names:
- NDA agreement
- Confidentiality agreement
- Non-use agreement
- Trade secret agreement
Can I use a non-disclosure to protect my idea?
According to Intellectual Property ("IP") law, an idea can be protected if it's published in tangible form.
A non-disclosure agreement cannot protect your idea if your idea hasn't been expressed in some tangible form.
Can I sign a non-disclosure online?
Yes, non-disclosure agreements signed with a electronic signatures are considered valid and legally binding.
You can use any of the following apps to sign your agreements online: DocuSign, RightSignature, HelloSign, DigiSigner.