BFRO Expedition Non-Disclosure Agreement

Please print and read this nondisclosure agreement, then sign it. We need to receive a copy of the signed document, somehow. Some people prefer to FAX their signed documents. Other people prefer to email a PDF file of the signed document. You can do either one. If you want to FAX it, the FAX number is (949) 682-4809. If you want to email it, please email it to
Which expedition has the participant signed up for ?

STATE: __________________________ YEAR:____________

Official dates of the expedition: ___________________________________________________


This agreement is made on this date __________________________________ by and between Matthew John Moneymaker (The "Organizer") residing at 31536 Windsong Drive, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675 and
[your name]____________________________________________ (The "Customer")

residing at [your address] ______________________________________________


This Nondisclosure Agreement is executed as of the date of the agreement written above.

[Please print your full name] __________________________________________

[Sign here] _____________________________ [Today's date] _____________________

You do not need to FAX back any of the following pages after this one.

1. The Purpose.

The Organizer and the Customer wish work together on a expedition project, in connection with which the Organizer will disclose Confidential Information (as defined below) to the Customer.

2. Definition of Confidential Information.

Confidential Information means any information, geographic locations, technical know-how, including but not limited to, that which relates to research, research plans, local contacts, inventions, which all shall be deemed as Confidential Information. Confidential Information does not include information that is approved by the Organizer, in writing, for release.

3. Nondisclosure of Confidential Information.

The Customer agrees not to use any Confidential Information disclosed to it by the Organizer for its own use of for any purpose other then to carry out discussions concerning the expedition, during the expedition itself. The Customer will not disclose any Confidential Information of the Organizer to parties outside the expedition party. The Customer agrees that it will take all reasonable measures to protect the secrecy of and avoid disclosure or use of Confidential Information of the Organizer in order to prevent it from falling into the public domain or the possession of persons other than those persons authorized under this Agreement to have any such information. Such measures shall include the highest degree of care that the receiving party utilizes to protect its own Confidential Information of a similar nature. The Customer agrees to notify the Organizer in writing of any misuse or misappropriation of Confidential Information of the disclosing party, which may come to the receiving party's attention.

4. Publicity.

The Customer will not, without prior consent of the other party, disclose any other person, the fact that Confidential Information of the Organizer has been disclosed under this agreement, that discussions or negotiations are taking place between the parties, or any of the terms conditions, status or other facts with respect thereto, except as required by law and then only with prior notice as soon as possible to the Organizer.

5. Return of Materials.

Any materials or documents that have been furnished by the Organizer to the Customers in connection with the expedition will be promptly returned by the Customer before the end of the last official day of the expedition.

6. Patent or Copyright Infringement.

Nothing in this agreement is intended to grant any rights to the Customer with regard to any and all rights of the Organizer's rights to patents or copyrights.

7. Term.

The forgoing commitments of each party shall survive any termination of the relationship between the parties for a period of five years after the expedition.

8. Successors and Assigns.

This agreement shall be binding upon and for the benefits of the undersigned parties, their successors and assigns, provided that Confidential Information of the Company may not be assigned without the prior written consent of the Organizer. Failure to enforce any provision of this Agreement shall not constitute a waiver of any term hereof.

9. Governing Law.

This agreement shall be governed by and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of California and shall be binding upon the Recipient in the United States and worldwide.

10. Remedies.

The Customer agrees that any violation or threatened violation will cause irreparable injury, both financial and strategic, to the Organizer and in addition to any and all remedies that may be available, in law, in equity or otherwise, the Organizer shall be entitled to injunctive relief against the threatened breach of this Agreement by the Customer without the necessity of proving actual damages.