invasion of privacy

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invasion of privacy

(in law) the violation of another person's right to be left alone and free of unwarranted publicity and intrusion. See also HIPAA.

in·va·sion of pri·va·cy

(in-vā'zhŭn prī'vă-sē)
In health care, illicit (i.e., unauthorized) use of documentary materials related to treatment or condition of a patient.

in·va·sion of pri·va·cy

(in-vā'zhŭn prī'vă-sē)
In health care, illicit use of documentation related to treatment.

invasion of privacy,

n a legal term defining a mistreatment of another's private life. See also false light, intrusion upon seclusion, and appropriation.