For the purpose of this policy, Confidential Information means any non-public
information furnished by a client to pertaining to the credit rating activities.
Any information submitted or available in the form of public disclosure like press
releases, news, brochures etc. in print or in electronic format and filings to regulatory
bodies, courts, stock exchanges etc. are not considered as Confidential Information.
Protection of Confidentiality
Brickwork Ratings (BWR) has taken suitable steps to protect confidentiality of
client information through application of appropriate code of conduct and written
agreement with its employees, Rating Committee members, clients, vendors, associates
etc. and accordingly conduct themselves and adhere to the guidelines under this
Every person mentioned above agrees that information that is not generally known
to the public to which he may have been or will be exposed as a result of being
employed by BWR is confidential information. This includes information or processes
developed by the Employee in the course of his/her employment, alone or with others,
or entrusted to BWR by its customers or others.
Each person mentioned above shall hold BWR’s and its clients’ confidential information
in strict confidence, and not disclose without due authority
Each person mentioned above shall use Confidential Information only for purposes
for which it was procured
BWR shall not disclose any confidential information except as required under
any applicable law, rule or regulation or in response to an order or instructions
from any court, government or regulatory agency or authority.
Each person mentioned above shall take reasonable steps to protect confidential
information from fraud, theft, misuse, or inadvertent disclosure.