Confidentiality of clients of the SBDC Program is protected by federal law. See Section 21(a) of the Small Business Act (15 U.S.C. 648(a)). It is the policy of the UC Merced SBDC Regional Network and its affiliate SBDC Centers that all client information, including client names, files, and records, is to remain confidential and is not to be divulged beyond the staff of the UC Merced Regional SBDC Network unless written consent is provided by the individual/business.
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