zone of privacy
- A designated part or aspect of personal life that is secured against invasion or interference, either by explicit constitutional warranties, such as the right against unreasonable searches and seizures, or by a general assumption of confidentiality
- The patient accused the doctor of breaching his zone of privacy by sharing his medical history without consent.
- The law officer was reprimanded for entering the suspect's zone of privacy without a proper warrant.
- Legal principles can help establish a zone of privacy to protect intimate details from unwarranted scrutiny.