confidentiality confidentiality  /ˌkɑn fə ˌdɛn ʃi ˈæ lə ti/


  1. (n) the state of being secret
  2. (n) discretion in keeping secret information


  1. Federal investigators reach agreement with SRMC

    Federal investigators have reached a settlement with Shasta Regional Medical Center stemming from a 2011 patient confidentiality case.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Record Searchlight

  2. Quinaults release police chief, officers

    The Quinault Indian Nation has released its Chief of Police, along with its deputy chief and three other officers. The officers were released last month, following Chief Dallas Hensley’s dismissal April 10. In a written reply to questions from The Daily World, Quinault Nation President Fawn Sharp confirmed the date of Hensley’s departure but said, “Due to a confidentiality agreement, the Nation ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Daily World

  3. Bill to expand confidentiality of 911 emergency calls dies in House with a roll call vote

    A bill to expand the confidentiality of records from 911 emergency calls was killed Thursday as the House rejected it without a roll-call vote.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Morning Sentinel


  1. "I call on the UK authorities to change their national laws and ensure that national authorities are duly empowered and have proper sanctions at their disposal to enforce EU legislation on the confidentiality of communications," Viviane Reding,...
    on Apr 15, 2009 By: Viviane Reding Source: Times Online

  2. "The government will announce the details of arrangements with the contractor once mutual agreement on these matters has been reached, subject to any confidentiality issues," Fitzgibbon said in the statement.
    on Mar 4, 2008 By: Joel Fitzgibbon Source: San Jose Mercury News

  3. "The confidentiality that the president receives from his senior advisers and the constitutional principle of separation of powers must be protected from overreaching and we are confident that the courts will agree with us," said White House...
    on Nov 5, 2007 By: Dana Perino Source: News 10NBC

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