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privilege

1. any of the fundamental rights guaranteed to the citizens of a country by its constitution
2. 
a. the right of a lawyer to refuse to divulge information obtained in confidence from a client
b. the right claimed by any of certain other functionaries to refuse to divulge information
3. the rights and immunities enjoyed by members of most legislative bodies, such as freedom of speech, freedom from arrest in civil cases during a session, etc.

Privilege

 

the granting of some concession; a partial exemption from fulfilling established rules or obligations (tax privileges or pension privileges) or the easing of the conditions of their fulfillment.

privilege

(1) The rights granted to a single user or group of users who operate a computer. Administrative privileges allow a user the right to make any and all changes in the computer, including setting up accounts for other users. User-level privileges are more restricted. See access rights.

(2) The rights granted to software running in the computer, which determines which hardware and software resources can be accessed and changed. See privileged mode and access mode.
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Despite this shortcoming, additional procedures exist to protect privileged communications obtained as part of a bulk data collection program.
56) However, the disclosure of the privileged communication also implicates the respondent's constitutional right to privacy.
In other cases, a third party may inadvertently overhear a privileged communication.
Headquartered in Dublin with offices in Barcelona, Aedgency offers performance based digital marketing which offers a gateway to privileged communication channels between brands and e-buyers.
Another essential in creating a collaborative working relationship with parents is to include a discussion of privacy, confidentiality, and privileged communication in the management agreement (ASCA, 2005) between the PSC and the administration.
If a communication meets all of the requirements of a privileged communication, then there are four things that an investigator should consider.
test result to qualify as privileged communication, a physician would
15) In order to warrant inclusion in a class of privileged communications, the communication must meet these four criteria:
The clearest statement by the courts relating to therapeutic privacy and privileged communication for social workers occurred in 1996.
The authors argue passionately that securing privileged communication for psychoanalysts is a method for establishing the desired distinction, and call on the relevant professional societies to press for legislation.
In a number of states, accountancy law has attempted to extend the status of privileged communication between the auditor or accountant and the client.
If your child is willing to share her feelings with you, consider them a privileged communication and take them seriously.