opportunity or business of the Company or its Subsidiaries to any competitor.
(2) Grantee shall not, to the detriment of the Company or its Subsidiaries, directly or indirectly, as an owner, partner, employee, agent, consultant, advisor, servant or contractor, engage in or facilitate or support others to engage in any Competing Business Line, or otherwise engage in Competing Services. This provision shall not prevent Grantee from owning less than 1% of the outstanding shares of a publicly-traded entity or less than 3% of a private equity fund. For purposes of this provision, (A) “Competing Business Line” means any business that is in competition with any business engaged in by the Company or its Subsidiaries with respect to which Grantee provides services, or about which Grantee received Confidential Information (as defined below) and (B) Grantee will be deemed to be providing “Competing Services” if the nature of such services are sufficiently similar in position scope and geographic scope to any position held by Grantee during employment with the Company or its Subsidiaries, such that engaging in such services on behalf of a Competing Business Line would threaten the Company’s or its Subsidiaries’ legitimate business interests.
(3) Grantee shall not, directly or indirectly, solicit the employment of or hire as an employee or consultant or agent (A) any employee of the Company or its Subsidiaries or (B) any former employee of the Company or its Subsidiaries whose employment ceased within 180 days prior to the date of such solicitation or hiring.
Confidentiality. “Confidential Information” means information regarding the business or operations of the Company or its Subsidiaries, both oral and written, including, but not limited to, documents and the Company or Subsidiary information contained in such documents; drawings; designs; plans; specifications; instructions; data; manuals; electronic media such as computer files, computer programs, and data stored electronically; security code numbers; financial, marketing and strategic information; product pricing and customer information, that the Company or its Subsidiaries disclose to Grantee or Grantee otherwise learns or ascertains in any manner as a result of, or in relation to, Grantee’s employment by the Company or its Subsidiaries. Other than as required by applicable law, Grantee agrees: (1) to use Confidential Information only for the purposes required or appropriate for Grantee’s employment with the Company or its Subsidiaries; (2) not to disclose to anyone Confidential Information without the Company’s prior written approval; and (3) not to allow anyone’s use or access to Confidential Information, other than as required or appropriate for