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FCC 0.551
Revised as of October 1, 2014
Goto Year:2013 | 2015
§ 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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