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You agree that all work under this agreement will be your original work and that none of the Services or Intellectual Property or any development, use, production, distribution, or exploitation thereof will infringe, misappropriate, or violate any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity.
As you perform the Services, you will be exposed to or provided with proprietary information, including but not limited to Stein Marts trade secrets and other business, technical, and financial plans and information. You agree to hold this Proprietary Information in confidence. Upon termination of the Services, or as otherwise requested by Stein Mart, you will promptly return to Stein Mart all items and copies containing or embodying Proprietary Information. You agree to respect Stein Marts blackout dates in trading any shares.
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold Stein Mart harmless from any and all claims, damages, attorneys fees and expenses arising from any action or inaction by you in relation to providing the Services.
Finally, this agreement contains the entire understanding and agreement between you and Stein Mart and shall not be modified except upon express written consent of the parties. You also agree that you have not relied upon any representation or statement made by Stein Mart, its agents or employees that is not set forth in this agreement.
Please indicate your acceptance of this agreement by signing and dating below, and returning a copy to me at your earliest convenience. In the meantime, if you have any questions or if you need any further information, please do not hesitate to call me.
|/s/ D. Hunt Hawkins
|D. Hunt Hawkins
|Chief Executive Officer
Consultant Acceptance: /s/ Greg Kleffner Date: 4/24/19