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 # Breach of Confidence # Breach of Confidence
  
-The equitable doctrine of breach of confidence is a remedy that protects ​all sorts of interests such as privacy ​and trade secrets. ​ It sometimes operates as a quasi-privacy right. Whilst it is not as straight forward as enforcing a contractual non disclosure agreement for example, in some instances the breach of confidence doctrine can be used to prevent the disclosure of private or secret information. ​+The equitable doctrine of breach of confidence is a remedy that protects ​confidential information -- including private ​and personal information as well as trade secrets. ​ It sometimes operates as a quasi-privacy right. Whilst it is not as straight forward as enforcing a contractual non disclosure agreement for example, in some instances the breach of confidence doctrine can be used to prevent the disclosure of private or secret information. ​
  
 **Video overview by Nicolas Suzor on [Breach of Confidence](https://​www.youtube.com/​watch?​v=Qai12dUAKbA&​index=3&​list=PLa0bKPnUKQrygyeH-viiW_85BrcICvAve).** **Video overview by Nicolas Suzor on [Breach of Confidence](https://​www.youtube.com/​watch?​v=Qai12dUAKbA&​index=3&​list=PLa0bKPnUKQrygyeH-viiW_85BrcICvAve).**
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 ### Element 1: Quality of Confidence ### Element 1: Quality of Confidence
  
-This element ​requires ​is based on a requirement of secrecy. Should the information enter the public domain, the quality of confidence is lost. It is sufficient for relative secrecy ((Gee v Day)), total secrecy is not required. ​+This element is based on a requirement of secrecy. Should the information enter the public domain, the quality of confidence is lost. It is sufficient for relative secrecy ((Gee v Day)), total secrecy is not required. ​
  
 Information can be disclosed if recipient is under an obligation of confidence. ((NDA)) ​ Information can be disclosed if recipient is under an obligation of confidence. ((NDA)) ​
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