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Privacy Act

This guidance will help you understand the procedures for submitting a Privacy Act request to SBA.
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    Introduction to Privacy Act

    The Privacy Act of 1974 is a Federal law that is set forth in Title 5, Section 552a, of the United States Code (5 U.S.C.552a), as amended. The purpose of the Privacy Act is to balance the...

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    Privacy Impact Assessments

    Below is a listing of all SBA information systems containing personally identifiable information (PII). SBA values its employees’ and contractors’ personal information contained in...

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    Privacy Act Systems of Records

    A Privacy Act “system of records” is defined as “a group of any records under the control of any agency from which information is retrieved, by the name of the individual or by...

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    Introduction to The Privacy Act

    The Privacy Act of 1974 is a Federal law that is set forth in Title 5, Section 552a, of the United States Code (5 U.S.C.552a), as amended. The purpose of the Privacy Act is to balance the...

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    Initial Request Determinations

    Once SBA has processed a request, a written initial determination letter will be provided. This letter will advise whether SBA is withholding any information pursuant to one or more of the...

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    Appeals

    Upon receiving SBA’s initial determination letter, a requester has 60 calendar days to submit an appeal if SBA has decided to deny a Privacy Act request for (1) access to records or (2)...