The Prostate Cancer Biorepository Network (PCBN) acknowledges that information disclosed by applicants in the application forms and communications with the PCBN is privileged, and may include information about planned or ongoing work that is not publicly available and represents the intellectual property of the applicant. The PCBN acknowledges that all confidential information is the sole property of the disclosing applicant. The PCBN pledges to keep this information strictly confidential and not divulge it to other individuals or organizations, unless directed to do so in writing by the applicant. Furthermore, members of the PCBN will not use the confidential information as a basis for any of their own research, discoveries, inventions or intellectual property filings. This policy applies to all members of the PCBN, the PCBN Scientific Review Committee, and the PCBN External Advisory Board.