385. 'Private life'.

The notion of 'private life' is a broad one, which is not susceptible1 to exhaustive definition2. The underlying principle has been identified as the protection of human autonomy and dignity3, and the touchstone of 'private life' as being whether in respect of the relevant facts the person in question has a reasonable expectation of privacy4. 'Private life' includes the ability of a person to establish and develop relationships with other human beings and the outside world5, including through activities of a professional or business nature6. It is not limited to the notion of an 'inner circle' in which the