You will not at any time either during your contract or afterwards, to the detriment or prejudice of The 43 Club or The 43 Club’s customers, clients, advisers, suppliers or other stakeholders, and without the prior permission of a director, use for your own purposes, or for any purposes other than those of The 43 Club, or divulge to any person, firm or company, except in the proper course of your duties, or through any failure to exercise due care and diligence, cause any unauthorised disclosure of any confidential information in whatever format identifying or relating to The 43 Club, details of which are not in the public domain, or such confidential information or trade secrets relating to the business of any client, customer, adviser, supplier or other stakeholder of The 43 Club, which have come to your knowledge during your contract.
“Confidential information” shall mean details of suppliers and their terms of business, details of customers and their requirements, the prices charged to and terms of business with customers, marketing plans and sales forecasts, financial information, results and forecasts (save to the extent that these are included in published audited accounts), any proposals relating to the acquisition or disposal of a company or business or any part thereof or to any proposed expansion or contraction of activities, details of employees, directors and officers and of remuneration paid and other benefits provided to them, information relating to research activities, inventions, secret processes, designs, formulae and product lines, any information which you are told is confidential and any information which has been given to The 43 Club in confidence by customers, suppliers or other persons.
These confidentiality restrictions shall cease to apply to any information which shall become available to the public generally otherwise than through your default. The restriction in this clause does not apply to:
• prevent you from making a protected disclosure within the meaning of section 43A of the Employment Rights Act 1996; or
• use or disclosure that has been authorised by the Company or is required by law or in the course of your duties.