Request from new agency: do you think it is normal?
Thread poster: Rocío Boada del Sol
Rocío Boada del Sol
Local time: 03:03
English to Spanish
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Sep 29, 2003

Hi!

I have just received a message from a Czech agency telling me to send them back some stuff for a future collaboration with them.

I have to send them a form (wich is normal) and the confidentiallity ageement. I have not even been assigned a project and I am asked to send them the agreement...

I do not know if it is normal, before sending them back, I wanted other points of view.

Thanks a lot!


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Claudia Iglesias  Identity Verified
Chile
Local time: 21:03
Member (2002)
Spanish to French
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Why not? Sep 29, 2003

Hi Rocío

I have already done that.
It would be strange to wait and see the document to decide whether you're going to sign or not.


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Pilar T. Bayle  Identity Verified
Local time: 03:03
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Standard practice Sep 29, 2003


I have not even been assigned a project and I am asked to send them the agreement...


It's quite common for agencies to have you sign a general confidentiality agreement before you start working with them. Nothing suspicious about it.

Kind regards,
P.


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Mónica Machado
United Kingdom
Local time: 02:03
English to Portuguese
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Quite usual, I think... Sep 29, 2003

Hello Rocío,

From my own experience this is normal and quite common. Some agencies ask to have that agreement before they have any project to be assigned to you. I don't know if there is anything wrong with this, though...

Just wait for a few more opinions...

Best regards,
Mónica

English into European Portuguese Translator
Member of APT and IOL & Associate Member of ITI
Portugal
E-mail: mfcmachado@hotmail.com
http://monicamachado.planetaclix.pt



Rocío Boada del Sol wrote:

Hi!

I have just received a message from a Czech agency telling me to send them back some stuff for a future collaboration with them.

I have to send them a form (wich is normal) and the confidentiallity ageement. I have not even been assigned a project and I am asked to send them the agreement...

I do not know if it is normal, before sending them back, I wanted other points of view.

Thanks a lot!


Direct link Reply with quote
 


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