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§ 0.551 Purpose and scope; definitions.
(a) The purpose of this subpart is to implement the Privacy Act of
1974, 5 U.S.C. 552(a), and to protect the rights of the individual in
the accuracy and privacy of information concerning him which is
contained in Commission records. The regulations contained herein cover
any group of records under the Commission's control from which
information about individuals is retrievable by the name of an
individual or by some other personal identifier.
(b) In this subpart:
(1) Individual means a citizen of the United States or an alien
lawfully admitted for permanent residence;
(2) Record means any item, collection or grouping of information about
an individual that is maintained by the Commission, including but not
limited to, such individual's education, financial transactions,
medical history, and criminal or employment history, and that contains
such individual's name, or the identifying number, symbol, or other
identifying particular assigned to the individual, such as a finger or
voice print or a photograph.
(3) System of Records means a group of records under the control of the
Commission from which information is retrievable by the name of the
individual or by some identifying number, symbol, or other identifying
particular assigned to the individual;
(4) Routine Use means, with respect to the disclosure of a record, the
use of such record for a purpose which is compatible with the purpose
for which it was collected;
(5) System Manager means the Commission official responsible for the
storage, maintenance, safekeeping, and disposal of a system of records.
(Secs. 4(i) and 303(n), Communications Act of 1934, as amended, 47
U.S.C. 154(i) and 303(n); 47 CFR 0.231(d))
[ 40 FR 44512 , Sept. 26, 1975, as amended at 49 FR 13368 , Apr. 4, 1984]
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