Confidential information includes all information not publicly announced that could reasonably affect the market price of the company’s stock if it were disclosed to the public. It is defined as the type of information or technical data which would give the company a competitive edge in the marketplace and which, if released without authorization, could result in harmful consequences for the company.
Confidential information is a valuable asset to the company and must be protected from unauthorized disclosure to ensure success. This policy defines the guidelines concerning confidential company information.
In this sample, the company prohibits the public disclosure of confidential company information.