|(a) A Professional Geoscientist, Geoscientist-in-Training,
or Geoscience Firm may reveal confidences and private information
only with a fully informed client's or employer's consent, or when
required by law, rule or court order; or when those confidences, if
left undisclosed, would constitute a threat or potential threat to
the health, safety or welfare of the public.
(b) A Professional Geoscientist, Geoscientist-in-Training,
or Geoscience Firm shall not use a confidence or private information
regarding a client or employer to the disadvantage of such client
or employer or for the advantage of another person.
(c) A Professional Geoscientist or Geoscience Firm
shall exercise reasonable care to prevent unauthorized disclosure
or use of private information or confidences concerning a client or
employer by the Professional Geoscientist's or Geoscience Firm's employees
|Source Note: The provisions of this §851.111 adopted to be effective December 15, 2010, 35 TexReg 10695; amended to be effective December 11, 2014, 39 TexReg 9539; amended to be effective October 31, 2018, 43 TexReg 7140