What does confidentiality mean?

Definitions for confidentiality
con·fi·den·tial·i·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. confidentiality(noun)

    the state of being secret

    "you must respect the confidentiality of your client's communications"

  2. confidentiality(noun)

    discretion in keeping secret information

GCIDE

  1. confidentiality(n.)

    the state or attribute of being secret; privacy; as, you must respect the confidentiality of your client's communications.

Wiktionary

  1. confidentiality(Noun)

    The property of being confidential.

  2. confidentiality(Noun)

    Something told in confidence; a secret.

Freebase

  1. Confidentiality

    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

  1. Confidentiality

    The privacy of information and its protection against unauthorized disclosure.

Editors Contribution

  1. confidentiality

    Authorized access.

    Confidentiality is important relating to people's personal information.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 14, 2020  

How to pronounce confidentiality?

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    Daniel
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    Karen
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How to say confidentiality in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of confidentiality in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of confidentiality in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of confidentiality in a Sentence

  1. Hickory Tavern:

    We value the privacy of our patrons, and posting of credit card receipts violates our confidentiality policy.

  2. Oscar Auliq-Ice:

    If the media are to carry out their role as a fourth power in society, the necessary framework must be in place, including legislation that protects the confidentiality of sources and does not allow censorship.

  3. Phaedra Al-Majid:

    The conclusion of the FIFA Disciplinary Committee dismissing my complaint against Herr Eckert for breaching my confidentiality is a transparent avoidance of a clear violation of its own rules, i cooperated with Mr. Garcia's investigation for over two-and-a-half years under a clear, unqualified promise of confidentiality. Michael Garcia asked me for my confidentiality and repeatedly promised me Phaedra Al-Majid.

  4. Richard Milhous Nixon:

    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.

  5. Leigh Russell:

    An Australian swimmer returning a positive result is both bitterly disappointing and embarrassing to our team, our sport and our country, the ASADA agreement requires Swimming Australia to maintain confidentiality until such time as either ASADA or the individual athlete release details of an adverse result.

Images & Illustrations of confidentiality

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