For the General Public on the COVID-19 Content Testing Team.
COVID-19 Content Testing – 23-003 (the "Project").
The Province of British Columbia (the "Province"), Ministry of Citizens’ Services (the
“Ministry”) is requesting that you sign this Confidentiality Acknowledgement as a
requirement of your participation with the Project.
Kindly confirm your acknowledgement as follows:
1. You acknowledge that the information that will be disclosed to you regarding the
Project, or provided to you in subsequent communications whether in written or oral
form, (collectively the "Information") is, by necessity, sensitive and confidential to the
2. You acknowledge that some of the Information is proprietary and confidential and that
disclosure would be detrimental to the Province and contrary to the public interest.
3. You undertake not to disclose the Information, except:
a. To another member of the Project Team;
b. To other employees of the Province or Contractors to the Province who agree to
be bound under the same terms as provided by this Confidentiality
c. In order to fulfill your obligations to the Project as directed by the Ministry as
described in paragraph 4.
4. You undertake to keep all Information strictly confidential and without the express
written consent of the Ministry first being obtained, not to disclose any portion of the
Information to any other person, organization, corporation or other entity, nor will you
permit or suffer any of the Information to be used, divulged, given or released, to any
other person, organization, corporation or other entity.
5. If any portion of this Confidentiality Acknowledgement is found to be invalid or
unenforceable by law by a Court of competent jurisdiction then that portion shall be
severed and the remaining portion shall remain in full force and effect.
6. The terms of this Confidentiality Acknowledgement are in addition to any oath of
confidentiality taken by you as a provincial employee, or any confidentiality
acknowledgement requirement imposed by statute or by an existing nondisclosure
Exceptions to your confidentiality obligations are as follows:
a. If disclosure is required by a court of law;
b. If Information which has been received by you has been received from another,
non confidential source; or
c. Information which has been previously confidential is subsequently publicly
disclosed by another means.
If you confirm and acknowledge the terms as set out above, kindly so indicate by signing a
copy of this Confidentiality Acknowledgement and returning it by hand, mail, fax or courier
to the following address at your earliest convenience:
Government Digital Experience Division (GDX) | Ministry of Citizens’ Services
617 Government Street, 4th floor South Wing
PO Box 9484 STN PROV GOV
Victoria, B.C. V8W 9W6
Attention: Sarah Smythe, Service Design Specialist