Given the current climate it's best to presume there isn't any privacy. We have given up using SSL, as we don't want to give you the impression that what you do here is somehow safe and hidden. The NSA, and GCHQ are making damn sure nothing is ever private, and I don't have the resources or technical know how to combat them. You win this round Big Brother :(
If you don't want it to be public, don't put it on the web. Simple as.