1.1Each party may be given access to Confidential Information from the other party in order to perform its obligations under this agreement. A party’s Confidential Information shall not be deemed to include information that:
(a)is or becomes publicly known other than through any act or omission of the receiving party;
(b)was in the other party’s lawful possession before the disclosure;
(c)is lawfully disclosed to the receiving party by a third party without restriction on disclosure;
(d)is independently developed by the receiving party, which independent development can be shown by written evidence; or
(e)is required to be disclosed by law, by any court of competent jurisdiction or by any regulatory or administrative body.
1.2Each party shall hold the other’s Confidential Information in confidence and, unless required by law, not make the other’s Confidential Information available to any third party, or use the other’s Confidential Information for any purpose other than the implementation of this agreement.
1.3Each party shall take all reasonable steps to ensure that the other’s Confidential Information to which it has access is not disclosed or distributed by its employees or agents in violation of the terms of this agreement.
1.4Neither party shall be responsible for any loss, destruction, alteration or disclosure of Confidential Information caused by any third party.
1.5The Customer acknowledges that details of the Services, and the results of any performance tests of the Services, constitute the Company’s Confidential Information.
1.6The Company acknowledges that the Customer Data is the Confidential Information of the Customer.