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.
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Even so, she rejects the Commission's appeal, the CFI's conclusion remaining valid: the Commission could not refuse the communication of the meeting's minutes because there is no breach of privacy to participants or to the objectives of the investigation.
But the European Court of Justice struck down that agreement on a legal technicality in May and failure to find a fast replacement could expose airlines to breach of privacy suits.
3 considered the release of her phone number a breach of privacy.
Another potential basis for a claim is a breach of privacy suit by an individual against an employer or a managed mental health care company.
To avoid a breach of privacy policies and ensure compliance with government mandates, employers must control access to the numerous systems and applications within the organization.
She is suing him and another user of the social network for alleged breach of privacy and the Data Protection Act.
The sergeant confessed to a breach of privacy, under the cyber crime law, in court on Tuesday.
Users should be aware of the risk under UAE laws of claims for defamation and breach of privacy involving the use of videos and images of other people without consent.
Bradley was charged with breach of privacy, and now faces up to a year in jail and a 2,500 dollars fine.
IT giant Microsoft forgoes its attack on search engine Google and focuses on Android instead, in the 'Scroogled' ad campaign's last two editions, a solid effort to make users aware of what it views as breach of privacy committed by the search engine.
I can think of few things more unerotic than Nazi roleplay" - Max Moseley, the 68-year-old son of 1930s Fascist leader Sir Oswald Mosley to Mr Justice Eady at the start of his groundbreaking breach of privacy action against the News of the World.
Liam Gates, 18, shop assistant, Walker: It's a good idea but some people might also see it as a breach of privacy.