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Confidentiality. The Participant recognizes that the services to be performed by the Participant are special, unique and extraordinary in that, by reason of the Participants Employment, the Participant will acquire, certain Confidential Information of the Company or its Affiliates, the use or disclosure of which could cause the Company or its Affiliates substantial losses and damages which could not be readily calculated and for which no remedy at law would be adequate. In consideration of the Option granted to the Participant hereunder, from the Date of Grant and at all times thereafter, the Participant shall maintain in strict confidence and not disclose to third parties or use in any task, work or business (except on behalf of the Company) any proprietary or Confidential Information regarding the Company and/or the Participants work with the Company, including without limitation, methods of operation, customer lists, products, prices, fees, costs, technology, formulas, inventions, trade secrets, know-how, software, marketing methods, plans, personnel, suppliers, competitors, markets or other specialized information or proprietary information (Confidential Information). The Participant and the Company acknowledge that the Company would not grant the Option hereunder or provide the Participant with access to its Confidential Information without the covenants and promises contained in this paragraph. Notwithstanding the foregoing restrictions, the Participant may disclose any Confidential Information to the extent required by an order of any court or other governmental authority, but in each case only after the Company has been so notified and has had the opportunity, if possible, to obtain reasonable protection for such information in connection with such disclosure.