Privacy Program

The Privacy Office is responsible for the development and maintenance of privacy policies, procedures, and guidance essential to safeguarding the collection, access, use, dissemination, and storage of personally identifiable information (PII), business identifiable information (BII), and Privacy Act information in accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, the E-Government Act of 2002, Federal Information Security Modernization Act (FISMA) of 2014, and policy and guidance issued by the President and Office of Management and Budget (OMB).

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General privacy laws, Office of Management and Budget (OMB) privacy policies and guidance, Departmental policies, and bureau/operating unit privacy policies.


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Privacy-related reports.

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Frequently asked questions and factual information about the website.


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Questions and Comments

Send Questions, Comments or Complaints on the Commerce Privacy program to


Office of Privacy and Open Government
Office of the Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Secretary for Administration
U.S. Department of Commerce

Page last updated: January 23, 2018