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confidentiality

Restrictions on the accessibility and dissemination of information. Confidentiality is one of the six fundamental components of information security (see Parkerian Hexad).
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This database remains the property of APA and the information is held in strict confidence.
Funeral directors were summoned in strict confidence just 20 minutes after the star's death.
has finally released a definite Year 2000 Classification Scheme for IBM Compatible PCs in strict confidence with the British Standards Institute's (BSI) PD2000-1:1998-Definition for Year 2000 Conformity.
He got back in his car and looked down at the next address on his list of five needy families that he had been given in strict confidence by a local high school - families living a secret life in a community that most people thought was the lap of luxury: Agoura.
And, of course, it's all free and all in strict confidence.
A spokesman for Fergie's American associates said: "We are being inundated with offers involving the Duchess, but they are all treated in strict confidence.
Perhaps the physician offers assurances that she would be able to keep that information in strict confidence.
That same law ensures that all information collected in the Residential Finance Survey will be held in strict confidence and seen only by sworn Bureau of the Census employees.
Canon Hughes, who now lives at Wark, Cornhill on Tweed, said: "I was astonished to receive a letter which began 'the Prime Minister has asked me to inform you, in strict confidence, that having accepted the advice of the Head of the Civil Service and the Main Honours Committee, he proposes to submit your name to the Queen.
Perhaps it has to do with the strict confidence policy traditionally followed by Yash Raj Films, producers of Dhoom 3, but Katrina preferred to speak only about the product she had come to unveil.
Governmental and corporate mandates in addition to public assurance that information is held in strict confidence remain among the top priorities in today's risk-averse IT atmosphere.
The complaints will be dealt with in strict confidence, he added.