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    NDAs CLient, me and freelancers.

    Can someone point me in the direction of more information on this please?
    I would like to read up before I contact my lawyer.

    If I get a client, who wants some graphic design work done or some application development done and requires me to sign an NDA. Can I outsource this work provided the contractor/freelancer signs an NDA also? How far does an NDA go? (I know individual document will differ).

    If I cannot hire a freelancer/contractor, doesn't that mean I cannot allow any of my staff to work on the project?

    I know it may seem like a stupid question, so sorry.

    If the NDA is signed by my COMPANY,does that mean I am responsible for subsequent NDAs I get others to sign or can I even do that?

    Do my clients have to know that certain work was outsourced?

    Any help/advice would be very much appreciated.

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    Life is short. Be happy today! silver trophybronze trophy Sagewing's Avatar
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    It depends on the NDA... A good NDA will specify such things..
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    Generally, you would enter into the following agreements in the course of your work:

    1. an employment agreement with anyone you hire, which specifies something to effect of non-disclosure of client work.
    2. a subcontractor agreement, which specifies different things, but includes a non-disclosure agreement for work they do for you and/or your clients.
    3. the NDA with your client. Sometimes a non-compete, if they demand it.

    All depends on how rich you want your lawyer to be.

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    Web Design Ireland cianuro's Avatar
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    Is it legal, or possible to keep contractors in the background? ie: Not to let your clients know if you use one?

    Do you have o make them aware of them?

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    Life is short. Be happy today! silver trophybronze trophy Sagewing's Avatar
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    Legal: Probably as long as you aren't representing yourself otherwise. But, that's a grey area because many things are 'implied' when you take a job.

    Possible: Absolutely, if you are skilled at it. About 70% of my clients don't tell THEIR clients that my team is doing the back end. Instead, they write into the contract that they can hire subcontracted as they see fit, etc. Most clients dont much care about that clause, so it goes unnoticed. Still, thats really different from not telling them at all.

    Ethical: It's really a bad idea to make your clients think that you are doing everything if you're not. First, it's a lie. Second, it doesn't even make sense - a freelancer who has additional resources to rely upon is a better freelance. They are more reliable and have a more professional appearance to the client.
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