Confidential: strictly private

Confidentiality means strictly private or personal matter being share nor done or communicated in secret.  Confidential information discussed by agreeing parties for security, safety or other interest that intend to protect the welfare or cause. It can be considered as an ethical principle associated with several professions  such as  medicine, law, religion, professional psychology, and journalism.

There are things confide in secrecy, which is acted, written or spoken with confidence and intimacy. This is one of the toughest and gravest responsibility hold by two parties involved that agree to disclose confidential information. This mostly applies to military’s “need-to-know” principle or police operation wherein its hold he restricts information should be secluded.

Confidentiality has also been defined by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) in ISO-17799  as “ensuring that information is accessible only to those authorized to have access” and is one of the cornerstones of information security. In agreed upon resolution should not be divulged into third parties, for there is associated penalty for its violation in law.