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privacy

Definition(s):

  Restricting access to subscriber or Relying Party information in accordance with Federal law and Agency policy.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-32 under Privacy

  Assurance that the confidentiality of, and access to, certain information about an entity is protected.
Source(s):
NIST SP 1800-25B under Privacy from NIST SP 800-130
NIST SP 1800-26B under Privacy from NIST SP 800-130

  freedom from intrusion into the private life or affairs of an individual when that intrusion results from undue or illegal gathering and use of data about that individual
Source(s):
NISTIR 8053 from ISO/IEC 2382

  The right of a party to maintain control over and confidentiality of information about itself.
Source(s):
NISTIR 4734 under Privacy