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Privacy and Confidentiality: What’s the Difference?


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The words “confidentiality” and “privacy” are often confused or perceived to be equivalent terms, but they actually represent completely different concepts. The precise definitions for these troublesome words often depend on context. They also can have very specific meanings in certain fields, such as when used in the medical and legal domains.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/gurock/~3/BDQCvVSzoz8/