Subcontractor agrees that any and all Confidential Information is and shall remain the property of the Disclosing Party, shall be held in strict confidence by the Subcontractor, shall not be used for the Subcontractor's own or any other person's advantage to the disadvantage of the Disclosing Party, and shall not be used other than to perform services obtained using this portal or by other non-electronic order engagement. Subcontractor may disclose Confidential Information to any third person only with the prior written consent of the Disclosing Party; provided, however, that Subcontractor may disclose Confidential Information to third persons in connection and in accordance with the discharge of its obligations under this engagement. Except as required by applicable law, Subcontractor agrees to keep any and all information confidential with respect to the pricing of the orders and/or services.
"Disclosing Party" means Stewart Valuation Services, an affiliate thereof or any lender or financial institution ("Financial Institutions") which discloses Confidential Information to the Subcontractor.
"Confidential Information" means all technical, business, personnel, taxpayer or other information, including, without limitation, Financial Institutions, Stewart Valuation Services, customer, or client information, however, communicated by a Disclosing Party to Subcontractor, relating to past, present or future research, development, and business activities of the Disclosing Party. Confidential Information shall not include information which (i) is or becomes generally available to the public other than by the acts or omissions of Subcontractor; (ii) was known by Subcontractor prior to the disclosure of the same by the Disclosing Party, and was not obtained from any person in violation of an obligation of confidentiality to the Disclosing Party; or (iii) is required to be disclosed pursuant to applicable law or legal process.
OWNERSHIP OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
Stewart Valuation Services and/or its customers as applicable expressly retains all right, title and interest in all patents, trademarks, trade names, trade dress, trade secrets, software, know-how or other legally cognizable intellectual property rights (collectively, "Intellectual Property") that arise out of or are in any way related to this portal or Stewart Valuation Services' provision of services to Financial Institutions and Subcontractor acknowledges that all Intellectual Property is owned, solely and exclusively, by Stewart Valuation Services and/or its customers or its licensors. At no time during the engagement or thereafter shall Subcontractor acquire any property right or other interest in, or appropriate for its own use any of, the Intellectual Property.
FULL APPRAISER INDEPENDENCE POLICY
Stewart Valuation Services' Full Appraiser Independence Policy is located on its website at: Full Appraiser Independence Policy
To report appraiser influence, please call the hotline at 1-800-786-5265 or email at Appraiser Influence Mail
AMC Registration Numbers
Stewart AMC Registration Numbers listing is located on its website at: AMC-Registration-Numbers