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privileged

not generally available; can be used only by selected persons or substances.

privileged information
information about a client's animals or business to which the veterinarian has access because of his/her professional activities; it is a convention that such information is regarded as confidential. See also confidentiality.
privileged sites
areas of the body that escape immune surveillance, e.g. cornea.
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The scope and location of potentially privileged materials have widened and the burden of sorting and finding privileged information has become more complex.
The advocate-general began by noting that Article 2 of Directive 2003/6/EC prohibits anyone who is in possession of privileged information from "using" such information by buying or selling the financial instruments to which the information is related.
They expect CPAs to limit access to privileged information in litigation support matters, lest the opposing party derive an advantage from the information.
This question of a limited waiver versus a complete subject matter waiver turns on a facts-and-circumstances analysis and merits careful consideration before the company decides to turn over privileged information of any kind to anyone.
It then went on to say that if the act of providing information violated the National Civil Service Law, which requires public servants to protect privileged information, it would constitute an exceptional case.
Common interest doctrine provides that the attorney-client privilege is not waived when privileged information is disclosed to third parties with a community of interest.
Holmes' attorney Larry Sperber said the reason for waiving the preliminary hearing was privileged information and declined further comment about the case.
Authors are not to include any classified, proprietary, or privileged information in any submission.
Limit distribution of privileged information, including e-mail, to those in your company's control group and those who need to know.
InterDo validates and secures inbound and outbound traffic to prevent transmission of privileged information or exploitation of the vulnerabilities to steal, delete or modify critical data.
In addition, most IM systems have insecure password management, making them vulnerable to invaders who can pose as a familiar user or recognized associate to gain access to privileged information.