breach of confidentiality

breach of con·fi·den·ti·al·i·ty

(brēch kon'fi-den'shē-al'i-te)
Unauthorized release of confidential information.
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Cheshire Police would have sacked him for gross misconduct and breach of confidentiality but he has already quit.
The extraordinary breach of confidentiality triggered a political firestorm on both sides of the Atlantic as Mr Trump made clear his anger at Sir Kim.
A spokeswoman for the health board said: "NHS Highland deeply regrets that this breach of confidentiality has happened and we have contacted patients individually to apologise.
NHS Highland said it will carry out a review, adding: "We deeply regret this breach of confidentiality has happened and we have contacted patients individually to apologise."
She considered it as a 'breach of confidentiality'.
Gavin Williamson's crime is to alleged to have been a breach of confidentiality but no evidence has been offered.
The move by the former CEO has jeopardized his right to share awards worth roughly GBP20M, or $26.5M, as WPP lawyers have wrote to Sorrell's lawyers noting his breach of confidentiality in undertakings in his approach to MediaMonks.
'This is a serious breach of confidentiality of AFC papers and Patriot urges Mindef to fully investigate this incident.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) called it an "outrageous" breach of confidentiality and offered to assist WADA in communicating with Russian authorities over the matter.
They said they will file a breach of confidentiality suit against the father-of-three, unless he apologises.
The Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) has denied there was a breach of confidentiality amid the controversy surrounding the bank accounts of presidential candidate Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte.
In July, Harold Mayne-Nichols, the official who headed the inspection team for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, was banned from all footballrelated activity for seven years for conflict of interest and breach of confidentiality.