In this article, I will describe 5 ways to navigate through NOA when publishing your design portfolio, and how you can avoid ending up in this difficult situation. 1.1 The designer makes the services available to the customer under this contract. The period is often a matter of negotiation. You, as a revealing party, generally want an open period without borders; recipients want a short period of time. With respect to personnel and subcontracts, the term is often unlimited or ends only when trade secrecy is made public. Five years is a common term in confidentiality agreements that involve trade and product negotiations, although many companies insist on two or three years. Do you remember the document you signed before you joined, nDA (Non-Disclosure Agreement)? This contract prohibits you from disclosing proprietary information, technical data, trade secrets or know-how, including, but not limited, to technology, design, research, product plans, products, services, customers, markets, software, marketing or other business information… That`s about it.
It may not always be possible to guarantee a confidentiality agreement, even if confidentiality is important to one of the parties, for example. B if the other party has nothing to gain by signing the agreement. Jenny Shen is senior UX/Product Designer at Toptal. She is currently speaking at conferences, developing an UX community and taking care of UX designers to help them succeed. 13.1 Confidential information is all technical or commercial information (including all specifications, drawings and projects that are disclosed in writing, on disc, or by consulting documents or in conversations between the parties, the information being: If all your work is confidential and there is no way around it, or if the company has specifically asked you to share unpublished projects, you are conducting ancillary projects.