the state of being secret
"you must respect the confidentiality of your client's communications"
discretion in keeping secret information
the state or attribute of being secret; privacy; as, you must respect the confidentiality of your client's communications.
The property of being confidential.
Something told in confidence; a secret.
Confidentiality is a set of rules or a promise that limits access or places restrictions on certain types of information.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
The privacy of information and its protection against unauthorized disclosure.
The numerical value of confidentiality in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of confidentiality in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I think that this could erode ... confidentiality when dealing with medical data and medical information.
If I were to make public these tapes, containing blunt and candid remarks on many different subjects, the confidentiality of the office of the president would always be suspect.
Releasing any of the records would violate state statutes protecting her right to privacy and confidentiality, no matter how long ago she died, it would also discourage people from seeking psychiatric care.
Third-party embedded websites are troubling because they can be used to track you and track your reading when you're browsing the Web, i think that this could erode ... confidentiality when dealing with medical data and medical information.
My concern would be that we would have a policy and procedure that would have a confidentiality provision because if people come out of the shadows and sign up and give their names and information, they want to make sure that that is going to be protected in the future should the executive order change by another administration.
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