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confidentiality

noun classified, concealed, hidden, not for publication, not to be communicated, not to be disslosed, not to be quoted, not to be spoken of, privacy, protected, restricted, revealed in confidence, secrecy, secret, spoken in confidence, told in confidence, top-secret, unmentionable, unrevealed
Associated concepts: affirmative defense, need to know principle, nondisclosure agreement, secrecy
See also: privacy
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The right and correlative duty of confidentiality also obtains within the attorney-client relationship.
It's verification that we have the appropriate controls in place to ensure security of our systems and confidentiality of information which gives our clients peace of mind that we exercise the most exacting standards.
Kontoy-lu presented those documents to Prime Minister Erdoy-an, who approved the lifting of the confidentiality of the documents.
It is therefore imperative for PSCs to develop a good working relationship with parents to promote the importance of privacy, confidentiality, and privileged communication and to ensure that these principles will be managed in a manner that assures that students receive the counseling services they need.
The first defendant applied to the court seeking a declaration that in commencing the proceedings, the plaintiff had waived his right to confidentiality arising from the doctor-patient relationship between him and the two doctors who still care for him.
5) "The assurance of confidentiality is essential to the integrity and success of the [c]ourt's mediation program, and that confidentiality encourages candor between the parties and on the part of the mediator, and confidentiality serves to protect the mediation program from being used as a discovery tool for creative attorneys.
The court found that regardless of whether Young was required to maintain patient confidentiality at all times and places, such that an improper disclosure would occur "within the authorized time and space," the evidence would still be insufficient to establish the hospital's liability.
CONFIDENTIALITY within the doctor-patient relationship influences adolescent uptake of sexual and reproductive health care, as well as the quality of the medical encounter and continuity of care.
The bedrock principle of confidentiality has served us enormously well over the years, despite its cost.
Projected economic costs due to health consequences of teenagers' loss of confidentiality in obtaining reproductive health care services in Texas, Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, 2004, 158(12):1140-1146.
A transaction is offered under conditions of confidentiality if (1) an offeree has an understanding or agreement to limit the disclosure of the transaction or any of its significant features or (2) the promoter knows, or has reason to know, that an offeree's use or disclosure of the transaction is limited in any manner.
To better protect confidentiality, OHRP and IRBs should develop and implement "best practice" techniques to protect privacy and confidentiality.

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