Confidential information include all non-public information that we exchange everyday inside Baianat. These information could be valuable for investors, third parties or harmful for our company if prematurely disclosed. It could be damaging to our reputation, breaking for our partners trust or eliminating for our competitive advantage or get us into legal issues.
The non-public information about the company may include the business plans, products formulas, marketing strategies and campaigns, new product launches, pricing, proposals, and costs. In addition, any other legal, financial or managerial information or changes such as mergers and acquisitions.
You can only share confidential information with team members who won’t be able to perform their jobs without it. Make sure that all the required steps for data protection has been taken before sharing this information. When you are not sure about sharing certain pieces of information, you can always refer to the legal team.
And since it is our responsibility to keep the company confidentiality, everyone inside Baianat must:
In certain situations, you may need to disclose these confidential information to other colleagues, investors or clients, or government entities. While doing that, make sure that you disclose on the information on “only as needed” basis.
We may require the other part to sign a non-disclosure agreement in case of highly sensitive information. This will also require written notifications form the higher board of Baianat before the agreement of disclose and we may also require the other party to comply with our certain security procedures.
In some cases, you will need to apply your best judgment. For example:
Since we would like to be treated this way, everyone inside Baianat must respect the confidentiality of other companies, clients and partners. We only accept confidential information from our partners after signing a non-disclosure agreement and even with it, you should obtain only the information needed for your business objectives. In case of finding any confidential leaked information, it should be reported immediately to the legal department.
The same confidentiality rules applies to anyone working in Baianat or one of its venture projects. When working in Baianat or one of its sub projects, you may intentionally or accidentally have access to confidential information through collaborations, network access or casual conversations. Don’t access or use these information unless you’re authorized to do that and take all the needed procedures to keep these information secured.
We respect other company’s privacy and information policies. In case you were a former employee in another place, kindly keep all the confidential information and never disclose them even if it’s in Baianat best interest. The same goes for former Baianat team members as well. Any confidential information you accessed during your employment with Baianat shall remain so even after leaving the company.
We love the community and believe that everything we learn should be shared according to our strategies, timelines and launch plans. Consistent with that, you should ensure you don’t disclose any confidential information through your outside communications including online and social media posts.
Bear in mind that you can’t represent Baianat unless you’re permitted to do so and the same applies during your communication with press. Before engaging in any public activity of any kind, check with the marketing, legal and branding teams in order to get your presentation content approved.