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Where are confidentiality observed?
Why is Confidentiality Important?
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Republic Act 10173 or Data Privacy Act of 2012-No discussion on confidentiality could be considered complete without touching ongossip.-Gossip is defined as idle talk or scandal. It is, therefore, unsubstantiated information that is spreadby way of conversations and discussions.-As a general principle, sharing gossip is abad ideaand shouldalways be avoided.-Passing on information that you have heard from a third party isbad enough. Sharing informationthat you have been told in confidence, by the person concerned,is much worse.What to do?1.Stop! Ask before you share2.The bottom line: avoid talking about anyone who is notPRESENT.3.Do As you would be done by! “The Golder ruleIs breaching confidentiality ever justified?There are small number or cases when breaching confidentiality might be OK. Here are some them:1.If there’s a significant risk of the client harming themselves or someone else, particularly if a child orvulnerable person is involved.

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