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Volunteer HIPPA/Non-Disclosure Agreement


This Volunteer Non-Disclosure agreement (the "Agreement") is made between Meals on Wheels Collin County and                                                       ("Volunteer Corporation/Organization") and is effective                                                      . Volunteer is preforming services for the Meals on Wheels Collin County without promise, expectation, or receipt of compensation for services rendered, and in the process maybe exposed to confidential information (as defined below).  The agreement is intended to prevent the unauthorized disclosure of confidential information.

1. Confidential Information

"Confidential Information" is proprietary information relating to Meals on Wheels Collin County's business including but not limited to: business and financial records, customer list, intellectual property, proprietary data, security measures, new products or services, forecasts or any other proprietary business information that, if disclosed, could affect the business of Meals of Wheels Collin County.

2. Non-Disclosure

Without Meals on Wheels Collin County's prior written consent, Volunteer will not: (a) disclose Confidential Information to any third party: (b) make or permit to be made copies or other reproductions of Confidential Information: (c) make any commercial use of Confidential Information: (d) disclosing client information to individuals outside of the organization (name, address, conditions, etc...): (e) communicating with other organizations/corporations about Meals on Wheels Collin County operations without prior consent.

3. Secure Possession of Confidential Materials

Volunteers shall keep secure any digital materials provided by Meals on Wheels Collin County and by copies, notes or other documents in Volunteer's possession pertaining to Confidential Information. Volunteer shall not make any copies physical or digital that pertains to Meals on Wheels Collin County.

4. Notice of Immunity from Liability

An individual shall not be held criminally or civilly liable under any federal or state secret law for the disclosure of a trade secret that is made (i) in confidence to a federal, state, or local government official, either directly or indirectly, or to an attorney; and (ii) solely for the purpose of reporting or investigating a suspected violation of law; or is made in a complaint or other document filled in a lawsuit or other proceeding, if such filing is made under seal. An individual who files a lawsuit for retaliation by an employer for reporting suspected violation of law may disclose the trade secret to an attorney of the individual and use the trade secret information in the court proceeding, if the individual (i) files any document containing the trade secret under seal; and (ii) does not disclose the trade secret, except pursuant to court order.

5. General Provisions

(a) Severability. if a court finds any provision of this agreement invalid or unenfocreable, the reminder of this agreement shall be interpreted so as best to effect the intent of the parties.

(b) Integration. This Agreement expresses the complete understanding of the parties with repect to the subject matter and supersedes all prior proposals, agreements, representations and understandings. This Agreement may not be amended except in writing signed by both parties.

(c) Waiver. The failure to excerise any right provided in this Agreement shall not be a waiver of prior or subsequent rights.

6. Use of Information

(a) No solicitation

(b) No contact outside of timeline

I hereby acknowledge that I have read and understand all the documentation above. Furthermore, I will adhere to the policies and procedures set out by MOWCC for its organization, staff, volunteers, and clients.

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