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A confidentiality agreement is a legal agreement that binds one or more parties to the secrecy of confidential or protected information. A confidentiality agreement is often used in situations where sensitive company information or proprietary knowledge should not be made available to the public or competitors. A confidentiality agreement (NDA) is a certain type of confidentiality agreement. In fact, you can use a confidentiality agreement to protect any type of information that is not known to everyone. And the use of a confidentiality agreement means that those who receive the information are required to keep the information in secret, which legally prohibits this disclosure, subject to an agreement, from being a general disclosure that would undo a trade secret. CDAs/NDAs are controlled by several offices at the University of Pittsburgh…