The Sales Agent acknowledges that his work generates relationships used by Company and that any continued benefit of such relationships are the exclusive property of the Company. If for any reason the relationship governed herein shall terminate or otherwise cease, any and all customer lists and relationships shall be the property of the Company and the Sales Agent hereby irrevocably transfers and assigns to Company all right, title and interest therein.
Further, the Sales Agent recognizes and acknowledges that it is essential to the Company to protect the confidentiality of his/her work and proprietary business information:
(A) With respect to the Company’s special business techniques, promotional strategies, analyses of the market, forms, products, pricing, list of customers and potential customers, and all other information regarding manufacture or distribution of products, the Sales Agent acknowledges that all of such information:
(1) Belongs to the Company.
(2) Constitutes specialized and highly confidential information and not generally known in the industry.
(3) Constitute trade secrets of the Company.
(B) The Sales Agent thus agrees to act as a trustee of such information and of any other confidential information that they acquire in connection with their association with the Company.
(C) During the term hereof, and for twelve (12) months thereafter, the Sales Agent shall not disclose such information to any person, firm, association, or other entity for any reason or purpose whatsoever, unless such information has already become common knowledge or unless the Sales Agent is required to disclose it by lawful judicial process.