example and without limitation, all data, information, ideas, concepts, discoveries, trade secrets, inventions (whether or not patentable or reduced to practice), innovations, improvements, know-how, developments, techniques, methods, processes, treatments, drawings, sketches, specifications, designs, patterns, models, plans and strategies, and all other confidential or proprietary information or trade secrets in any form or medium (whether merely remembered or embodied in a tangible or intangible form or medium) whether now or hereafter existing, relating to or arising from the past, current or potential business, activities and/or operations of the Partnership Group, including, without limitation, any such information relating to or concerning finances, sales, marketing, advertising, promotions, pricing, personnel, customers, suppliers, vendors, partners and/or competitors. Executive agrees that Executive shall not, directly or indirectly, use, make available, sell, disclose or otherwise communicate to any Person, other than in the course of Executives assigned duties and for the benefit of the Partnership Group, either during the period of Executives Employment or at any time thereafter, any Confidential Information or other confidential or proprietary information received from third parties subject to a duty on the Partnership Groups part to maintain the confidentiality of such information, and to use such information only during the course of Executives assigned duties and for the benefit of the Partnership Group, in each case, which shall have been obtained by Executive during Executives Employment by the Partnership Group (or any predecessors). The foregoing shall not apply to information that (i) was known to Persons outside of the Partnership Group not subject to a duty, directly or indirectly, to the Partnership Group to maintain the confidentiality of such information prior to its disclosure to Executive; (ii) becomes known to Persons outside of the Partnership Group not subject to a duty, directly or indirectly, to the Partnership Group to maintain the confidentiality of such information subsequent to disclosure to Executive through no wrongful act of Executive or any representative of Executive; or (iii) Executive is required to disclose by applicable law, regulation or legal process (provided, that, subject to Section 5(f), Executive provides the Partnership Group with prior notice of the contemplated disclosure and reasonably cooperates with the Partnership Group at the Partnership Groups expense in seeking a protective order or other appropriate protection of such information). The terms and conditions of this Agreement shall remain strictly confidential, and Executive hereby agrees not to disclose the terms and conditions hereof to any Person or entity, other than immediate family members, legal advisors or personal tax or financial advisors, or prospective future employers, as to the latter, solely for the purpose of disclosing the limitations on Executives conduct imposed by the provisions of this Section 5 who, in each case, agree to keep such information confidential.
(i) In partial consideration for award of the Units, in order to forestall the disclosure or use of Confidential Information as well as to deter Executives intentional interference with the contractual relations of the Partnership Group, Executives intentional interference with the prospective economic advantage of the Partnership Group and to promote fair competition, Executive agrees that during the period commencing on the Grant Date and ending on the earlier of (i) the second (2nd) anniversary of the date on which Executive and Executives Permitted Transferees cease to hold any Units and (ii) the second (2nd) anniversary of the date of Executives termination of Employment (the Restricted Period), Executive shall not directly or indirectly own any interest in, manage, control, participate in (whether as an officer, director, manager, employee, partner, equityholder, member, agent, representative or otherwise), consult with, render services for, or in any other manner engage in any Competitive Business