Confidentiality Agreement for translation services between English and Hungarian

I understand the importance of confidentiality and I am aware of the sensitive nature of many texts supplied to me for translation or editing. All information and documents delivered to me by clients are kept strictly confidential and not disclosed to any third party. Besides, I make sure that all working papers (notes, drafts, etc.) are shredded before disposal.


1. In this Agreement, the following words and phrases shall have the following meanings:
"Translation Services" means the translation or any other language related services that the Translator provides to the Client
"Translator" means translating contractor
"Client" means the person or company for whom the Translator has agreed to provide the Translation Services in accordance with this Agreement

2. The Translator acknowledges that all documentation made available or disclosed to it by the Client shall remain the exclusive property of the Client and recognises that such documentation is confidential and proprietary to the Client and shall be treated as such and shall not be disclosed to a third party, save as required by any applicable laws, without the prior written consent of the Client. The Translator undertakes to return all such documentation at the request of the Client and, in any event, upon conclusion of the Translator's need thereof.

3. The Translator undertakes to treat all information not in the public domain that it may become a party to as a result of providing the Translation Services to the Client and its associates, including the existence of the request for the Translation Services, the names of the parties involved and any information contained in or which otherwise reflects the information in the documentation received from the Client, (the "Information") as confidential and further undertakes that such Information shall not be disclosed to a third party, without the prior written consent of the Client.

4. The Translator undertakes to relinquish its rights in the Translation Services to the Client once all claims against the Client have been met.