Confidential, Proprietary, Trade Secret Information & Period of Non-Competition:
Subject to the “Governmental Agencies” portion of the “Release of Claims – Including Age Discrimination and Employment Claims” above, you agree that you will not use or share any confidential, proprietary or trade secret information about any aspect of P&G’s business with any non-P&G employee or business entity at any time in the future. You further agree that you will not obtain, transfer or have in your possession any confidential, proprietary or trade secret information on or after your last day of employment, even information you may have created yourself or to which you may have contributed as a P&G employee. Confidential, proprietary or trade secret information includes, but is not limited to, marketing and advertising plans, pricing information, upstream plans, specific areas of research and development, project work, product formulation, processing methods, assignments of individual employees, testing and evaluation procedures, cost figures, construction plans, and special techniques or methods of any kind.
Notwithstanding the requirements of confidentiality contained in this section, the federal Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 immunizes you against criminal and civil liability under federal or state trade secret laws for your disclosure of trade secrets that is made i) in confidence to a federal, state, or local government official, either directly or indirectly, or to an attorney solely for the purpose of reporting or investigating a suspected violation of law; ii) in a complaint or other document filed in a lawsuit or other proceeding, if such filing is made under seal; or iii) to your attorney for use in a lawsuit alleging retaliation for reporting a suspected violation of law, provided that any document containing the trade secret is filed under seal and you do not otherwise disclose the trade secret, except pursuant to court order.
You further understand and agree that, unless you have prior written consent from P&G, you will not engage in any activity or provide any services for a period of three (3) years following your Last Day of Employment in connection with the manufacture, development, advertising, promotion or sale of any product which is the same as, similar to, or competitive with any products of P&G or its subsidiaries (including both existing products as well as products in development which are known to you, as a consequence of your employment with P&G):
1.With respect to which your work has been directly concerned at any time during the two (2) years preceding your Last Day of Employment; or
2.With respect to which during that period of time you, as a consequence of your job performance and duties, acquired knowledge of trade secrets or other confidential information of P&G.
e or over too great a range of activities or in too broad a geographic area, it will be modified and interpreted to extend only over the maximum period of time, range of activities or geographic area so that it may be enforceable.
As a participant in the 2009 Stock and Incentive Compensation Plan, the 2001 Stock and Incentive Compensation Plan, or the 1992 Stock Plan, you are also bound by the terms of Article F – Restrictions & Covenants of those plans, which are incorporated herein by reference.
If you are a participant in the Procter & Gamble 2019 Stock and Incentive Compensation Plan and the Procter & Gamble 2014 Stock and Incentive Compensation Plan, you are also bound by the terms of Article 6 – Restrictions and Covenants of this plan which are incorporated herein by reference.