HR-15 Confidentiality Agreement

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What is HR-15 Confidentiality Agreement Control?

As part of the hiring process, a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) which is a confidentiality agreement, must be signed by the new employee.

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Available templates

  • TrustCloud has a curated list of templates, internally or externally sourced, to help you get started. Click on the link for a downloadable version:NDA – Forms available on e-forms

Control implementation

All organizations have an understanding of an NDA. There are no further instructions on implementation.

What evidence do auditors look for?

Most auditors, at a minimum, are looking for the below-suggested action:

  1. Provide the most recently signed NDA by a new hire.

Evidence example

For the suggested action, an example is provided below:

  1. Provide the most recent signed NDA by a new hire.
    NOTE: It is important to provide a signed NDA and proof of signature showing the name of the employee and date signed to the auditor.
    The following screenshot is an example of an NDA with the name and signature of a new hire along with the date.
    HR 15 Confidentiality Agreement 01
    HR 15 Confidentiality Agreement 02

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