VestMunity IP contains confidential and sensitive trade secrets of VestMunity. We do not permit you to disclose this information to anyone other than another Investor, and we do not permit you, or other Investors, from using this information for any purposes other than those that consist of participating in our Services, as provided herein.
A. Confidential Information. Confidential Information under these Terms consists of all non-public information whether oral or in writing (a) that is designated as "Confidential" or "Proprietary" by VestMunity at the time of disclosure or within a reasonable period thereafter; (b) that is only available to Investors, or (c) that you should reasonably understand is confidential (collectively, “VestMunity Confidential Information”). Confidential Information includes non-public information that VestMunity or its affiliates furnish or otherwise make available to Investors with respect to the offering documents, together with any reports, analyses, compilations, forecasts, memoranda, notes, studies and any other written or electronic materials prepared by VestMunity, or for Investors. Confidential Information includes, without limitation, information relating to VestMunity services, the marketing or promotion of any service, business policies or practices, strategic plans, pricing, lease rates, plans, renderings, pro-formas, loan agreements, purchase and sale agreements, leases, market comparables, tenant information, sales per square foot, vendor names, customer lists, management systems, and information received from others that VestMunity is obligated to treat as confidential.
B. Non-disclosure. You shall retain VestMunity Confidential Information in confidence, and shall not use such VestMunity Confidential Information except as expressly permitted herein. You agree to use at least the same degree of care in safeguarding VestMunity Confidential Information as you use in safeguarding your own confidential information and trade secrets, but shall use not less than reasonable care and diligence.
C. Exceptions. Your obligation of non-disclosure of VestMunity Confidential Information under these Terms will not apply to VestMunity Confidential Information which you can demonstrate: (i) is or becomes a matter of public knowledge through no fault of your own; (ii) was or becomes available to you on a non-confidential basis from a third party, provided that such third party is not bound by an obligation of confidentiality to VestMunity with respect to such VestMunity Confidential Information; (iii) was independently developed by you without reference to VestMunity Confidential Information; or (iv) is required to be disclosed by law, provided that you promptly notify VestMunity in order to provide VestMunity an opportunity to seek a protective order or other relief with respect to such impending disclosure.
D. Reservation of Rights. VestMunity IP is protected by U.S. and international copyright and other intellectual property laws, and VestMunity retains all rights with respect to the Content, the Website, and the Services, except those expressly granted to you. You agree not to duplicate, publish, display, distribute, modify, create derivative works from, or exploit in any way VestMunity IP or any tangible embodiments of VestMunity IP, except as expressly permitted herein.