1 Each Party agrees that, unless otherwise specified in subclause 1.2 or as expressly permitted in writing by the other Party, it shall, at all times during the term of the Contract and for a period of six months following its termination:
1.1 Maintain the secrecy of all Confidential Information;
1.2 Refrain from sharing any confidential information with anyone else;
1.3 Not utilize any Confidential Information for any reason aside from those outlined in and subject to these Terms and Conditions and the Contract;
1.4 Not to copy, record, or otherwise have in their possession any Confidential Information; and
1.5 Make sure none of the Party’s directors, officials, employees, agents, or advisers take any action that, if taken by the Party, would violate clauses 1.1 to 1.4 above.
Both Parties may:
Any confidential information may be disclosed to:
2.1.1 Any supplier or subcontractor to that Party;
2.1.2 Any governing body, regulatory organization, or
2.1.3 Any employee or officer of that Party or of any of the aforementioned persons, parties, or bodies; to the extent only necessary for the purposes contemplated by these Terms and Conditions and the Contract, or as required by law; in each case, subject to that Party first informing the individual, party, or body in question that the Confidential Information is confidential and (except where the disclosure is to any such body as is mentioned in subclause 2.1.2).
2.2 Use any confidential information for any purpose and disclose it to anyone, but only to the extent that it is already public knowledge at the time of the contract’s signing or later becomes so through no fault of that Party, and only if, in doing so, that Party does not reveal any portion of the confidential information that is not already known to the public.
3. Regardless of the basis for the contract’s termination, the stipulations of this clause’s first sentence shall remain in effect.