Confidential Research and Development Agreements are used by a contractor who performs research on behalf of a particular company. This agreement includes the data which will be provided to researcher, how much he or she will be paid and who owns the intellectual property rights.
Employee Confidentiality Agreements are used by employers to ensure that their employees do not divulge confidential information regarding the company. This information may include financial information, trade secrets and manufacturing processes. It also prohibits the employee from making any copies of confidential information and removing that information from company premises.