Confidentiality Agreement
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Health Centered Dentistry, LLC (“the Practice”), whose principal place of business is 1400 W Benson Blvd, Suite 150, Anchorage, Alaska, 99503, and myself ("the Employee") agree as follows:

 

ARTICLE I: BACKGROUND

  • The Practice provides dental - related goods and services to patients; and

  • In exchange for the Employee's consent to enter into this Agreement with the Practice, the Practice and the Employee have entered into a confidential relationship in which the Employee will gain special skills and will have access to the Practice's confidential and proprietary information (the "CONFIDENTIAL AND PROPRIETARY INFORMATION"), including without limitation, budgets, sales goals, profit margins, prices, procedures, employee guides, training documents, software, programs, manuals, articles, proposals, memorandums, project files, patient charts, patient information and lists, suppliers, vendors, technologies, techniques, computer programs, business plans, strategic planning, marketing plans, confidential personnel information, existing or future products and services, financial projections, data compilation, inventions, space requirements, lease arrangements and other trade secrets and other compilations of information developed by the Practice and essential to its business.


​ARTICLE II: CONFIDENTIAL AND PROPRIETARY INFORMATION

  • The Employee agrees to comply with the Practice's policy concerning CONFIDENTIAL AND PROPRIETARY INFORMATION as defined in the Employee Handbook given to the Employee upon the Employee's hiring by the Practice.

  • The Employee's position with the Practice is one of the highest trust and confidence because of the Employee's access to the Practice's CONFIDENTIAL AND PROPRIETARY INFORMATION. As a part of the Employee's job responsibilities, the Employee agrees to fulfill the following obligations concerning the CONFIDENTIAL AND PROPRIETARY INFORMATION during the period of the Employee's employment and thereafter:

  • The Employee agrees to use the Employee's best efforts to protect and preserve the CONFIDENTIAL AND PROPRIETARY INFORMATION;

  • The Employee shall not, without the Practice's permission, download, printout, copy, remove from the premises of the Practice, use for the Employee's own benefit, or disclose to another, any of the CONFIDENTIAL AND PROPRIETARY INFORMATION; and

  • During or upon termination of the Employee's employment, the Employee shall return to the Practice all documents and things that concern or include the CONFIDENTIAL AND PROPRIETARY INFORMATION. 


ARTICLE III: DUTIES, RESTRICTIONS AND NONSOLICITATION

  • The Employee's powers and duties shall be those assigned to the Employee from time to time by the Practice. The Employee shall comply fully with all of the Practice's current and future policies, procedures and directives.

  • The Employee agrees that the Practice's investment in the training of the Employee and the protection and maintenance of the CONFIDENTIAL AND PROPRIETARY INFORMATION are legitimate interests of the Practice that are protectable by the restrictions and non-solicitation provisions of this Agreement.

  • The Employee agrees that during the Employee’s employment with the Practice and for six (6) months after termination, for any reason, of the Employee’s employment with the Practice, the Employee shall not contact any person, business or entity that is a patient as of the date of termination of the Employee’s employment by the Practice, or with whom the Employee had contact during, and by reason of the Employee’s employment with the Practice for the purpose of providing dental - related goods and services to such customers or patients in competition with the Practice.

  • The Employee agrees that during the Employee’s employment with the Practice and for a period of two years thereafter, the Employee will not, either directly or indirectly, seek to influence any of the Practice’s employees to leave the Practice’s employment.

 

ARTICLE IV: MISCELLANEOUS

  • This Agreement does not impair the right of the Practice to terminate the Employee's employment at any time.

  • The Employee's obligations under this Agreement shall continue and remain in effect subsequent to the Employee's employment regardless of the reason for termination of the Employee's employment with the Practice.

  • The parties intend to comply with all laws applicable to the covenants and provisions contained in this Agreement. In the event any provision of this Agreement is found to be unenforceable or invalid, even after reformation, such provision shall be severable from this Agreement and shall not affect the enforceability or validity of any other provision contained in this Agreement. Any alleged breach of the provisions of this Agreement asserted by the Employee shall not be a defense for the Employee to claims arising from the Practice’s enforcement of the provisions of this paragraph. If the Employee violates the non-solicitation provisions of this Agreement, then the period of time for these provisions shall automatically be extended for the period of time from which the Employee began such violation until the Employee permanently ceases such violation.

  • The Employee agrees that the restrictions contained in this Agreement are reasonable and necessary for the protection of the Practice's legitimate interests and that any breach of this Agreement by the Employee will cause the Practice irreparable injury and will entitle the Practice to specific performance of the requirements of this Agreement or to temporary or permanent injunctive relief without the necessity of posting bond or proving actual damages. The Employee agrees to pay all court costs and reasonable attorneys' fees incurred by the Practice in obtaining specific performance or any injunction against violation of the requirements of this Agreement.

  • This Agreement contains the entire agreement of the parties hereto. No modification or amendment of this Agreement may be made except by written agreement signed by both parties.

  • This Agreement shall be construed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State where the practice is domiciled and exclusive jurisdiction and venue for all actions relating to this Agreement is agreed to be with the courts of this state.

  • Any notice or communication according to this Agreement must be in writing and shall be delivered personally or mailed by U.S. Certified Mail, return receipt requested, addressed to my address listed above. If going to the practice, it will be labeled as follows:

Health Centered Dentistry, LLC                                               

1400 W Benson Blvd, Suite 150

Anchorage, AK  99503
Attn: Doctor

  • Each such notice or communication will be deemed to have been given on the actual delivery date or at the expiration of the third business day following the date of the mailing.

  • This Agreement supersedes all prior agreements, if any, between the parties. All such prior agreements are null and void.

  • The Employee affirms and attests by signing this Agreement that the Employee has read this Agreement before signing it and that the Employee fully understands its purposes, terms, and provisions, which the Employee hereby expressly acknowledges to be reasonable in all respects. The Employee further acknowledges receipt of one (1) copy of this Agreement.

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