6. RETURN OF COMPANY PROPERTY. On or within five (5) days after the Separation Date, you will return to the Company all Company documents (and all copies thereof) and other Company property in your possession or control, including, but not limited to, Company files, notes, drawings, records, business plans and forecasts, contact information, financial information, specifications, training materials, computer-recorded information, tangible property including, but not limited to, computers, credit cards, entry cards, identification badges and keys; and any materials of any kind that contain or embody any proprietary or confidential information of the Company (and all reproductions thereof). You represent that you have made a diligent search to locate any such documents, property and information within the required timeframe. In addition, if you have used any personally owned computer, server, e-mail system, mobile phone, portable electronic device (e.g., smartphone, iPad or the like), (collectively, Personal Systems) to receive, store, prepare or transmit any Company confidential or proprietary data, materials or information, then within five (5) days after the Separation Date, you will permanently delete and expunge all such Company confidential or proprietary information from such Personal Systems without retaining any copy or reproduction in any form (in whole or in part). You agree that, after the applicable timeframes noted above, you will neither use nor possess Company property. The Company shall permit you to transfer from your work computer to a personal storage mechanism prior to the Severance Date your personal email folder, personal photos, music and video files, personal electronic files, and personal contact and calendar database, subject to reasonable review and approval of such transfers by the Company. None of these personal items may be Company confidential information and may not be used in violation of the Confidentiality Agreement (defined below) or Section 7 below. Your timely compliance with this paragraph is a condition precedent to your receipt of the Severance Benefits described above.
7. CONFIDENTIALITY. Notwithstanding any provision in this Agreement or the Confidentiality Agreement (defined below) to the contrary, nothing herein shall prevent you from disclosing the fact or terms of this Agreement as part of any government investigation, or prohibit you from filing a charge, complaint, or report with, or otherwise communicating with, providing information to, or cooperating, or participating with any investigation or proceeding by or before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the United States Department of Labor, the National Labor Relations Board, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the Securities and Exchange Commission, or any other federal, state or local government agency or commission.
8. NO ADMISSIONS. You understand and agree that the promises and payments in consideration of this Agreement shall not be construed to be an admission of any liability or obligation by the Company to you or to any other person, and that the Company makes no such admission.
9. RELEASE OF CLAIMS.
(a) General Release. In exchange for the consideration provided to you under this Agreement to which you would not otherwise be entitled, you hereby generally and completely release the Company, Parent, and each of its and their affiliated, related, parent and subsidiary entities, and each of its and their current and former directors, officers, employees, shareholders, partners, agents, attorneys, predecessors, successors, insurers, affiliates, and assigns (collectively, the Released Parties) from any and all claims, liabilities and obligations, both known and unknown, that arise out of or are in any way related to events, acts, conduct, or omissions occurring prior to or on the date you sign this Agreement (collectively, the Released Claims).