invasion of privacy

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invasion of (someone's) privacy

Fig. an intrusion that results in the loss of someone's privacy. Your invasion of my privacy is not welcome! The athlete complained about the invasion of his privacy by the press.
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We know that, when the moment came, he thought better of it and decided to meet Flora's father in that privacy of the main cabin which he had been so careful to arrange.
The whole distinction of privacy and publicity, however, so long as we confine ourselves to sensations, is one of degree, not of kind.
Privacy, therefore does not by itself make a datum unamenable to scientific treatment.
This, though less emphasized, is, I think, an objection which is really more strongly felt than the objection of privacy.
Blake to retire to the privacy of his own room, and to consider with himself whether the training which can thus elevate a poor weak woman above the reach of insult, be not worthy of greater admiration than he is now disposed to feel for it.
She drew Maggie into the porch, and sat down on the bench by her; there was no privacy in the house.
It's easy to complain about a subjective loss of privacy.
The AICPA and the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants have issued the AICPA/CICA Privacy Framework, including the AICPA/CICA Trust Services Privacy Principle and Criteria.
In August 2002, a new federal rule took effect that protects the privacy of individuals' health information and medical records.
Every American's entire medical record became an open book on April 14, 2003, the final effective date for compliance with the amendments to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) privacy rule.
Larger studies and other source documents on privacy policy are divided into four issue areas -- online privacy, medical privacy, financial privacy, and government surveillance.
The question is how businesses can recognize the individual's right to privacy while retaining the ability to collect and use information intelligently.
Canadian businesses view privacy practices as an opportunity to improve relations with customers while U.
Privacy & American Business (P&AB), Hackensack, NJ, has announced that its new searchable Privacy Policy Database (PPD) is now up and running on http://www.