(b) Notwithstanding any provision of Section 9(a) to the contrary, Employee may make the following disclosures and uses of Confidential Information:
(i) disclosures to other employees of a member of the Company Group who have a need to know the information in connection with the businesses of the Company Group;
(ii) disclosures to customers and suppliers when, in the reasonable and good faith belief of Employee, such disclosure is in connection with Employees performance of Employees duties under this Agreement and is in the best interests of the Company Group;
(iii) disclosures and uses that are approved in writing by the Board; or
(iv) disclosures to a person or entity that has (x) been retained by a member of the Company Group to provide services to one or more members of the Company Group and (y) agreed in writing to abide by the terms of a confidentiality agreement.
(c) All trade secrets, non-public information, designs, ideas, concepts, improvements, product developments, discoveries and inventions, whether patentable or not, that are conceived, made, developed or acquired by or disclosed to Employee, individually or in conjunction with others, during the period that Employee is employed by the Company or any other member of the Company Group (whether during business hours or otherwise and whether on the Companys premises or otherwise) that relate to any member of the Company Groups businesses or properties, products or services (including all such information relating to methods, designs, drawings, technical information (including as relating to all silo, container, belt, hopper bottom and chassis/tractor/trailer equipment), methods to hire, train and compensate employees, contact information, methods to locate and qualify contractors, vendors and third party factories, and identity of companies contractors, vendors and third party factories and contacts of those with whom members of the Company Group have dealt, amounts/types of goods/services purchased in the past from contractors, vendors and third parties and amounts paid for such past purchases, identity of customers the individual and their contact information, at customers with whom Employee has dealt, amounts and types of products and services purchased in the past by customers and the amount paid for such past purchases, timing of such past purchases, method of payment, the Company Groups plans for future products and services, details of ongoing or planned negotiations for future products and services and plans for future, including plans for products and services, for geographic and customer markets and for marketing, promotion, selling, distribution and providing products and services, databases, frameworks, models, marketing, sales, financial plans or results, training and technical information, business methods, policies, business systems, technology, computer programs (including as relating to supply chain inventory planning, supply/demand, logistics, dispatch, tracking, scanning and billing software, applications and systems), research or development projects or results, scientific studies and any and all information relating to projected business activity or other business arrangements, management organization structure information, manuals, merchandising and selling techniques and records) is defined as Confidential Information. Moreover, all documents, videotapes, written presentations, brochures, drawings, memoranda, notes, records, files, correspondence, manuals, models,