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The [[Privacy Act of 1974]] requires federal agencies to publish a '''System of Records Notice''' ('''SORN''') in the [[Federal Register]] when [[personally identifiable information]] ([[PII]]) is maintained by a federal agency in a [[system of records]] and the [[information]] is retrieved by a [[personal identifier]]. The SORN describes, among other things, the purpose of the [[collection]], [[information sharing]], categories of records and individuals covered, [[record retention]] and [[record destruction|destruction]], and how records are retrieved within the [[system]].
 
The [[Privacy Act of 1974]] requires federal agencies to publish a '''System of Records Notice''' ('''SORN''') in the [[Federal Register]] when [[personally identifiable information]] ([[PII]]) is maintained by a federal agency in a [[system of records]] and the [[information]] is retrieved by a [[personal identifier]]. The SORN describes, among other things, the purpose of the [[collection]], [[information sharing]], categories of records and individuals covered, [[record retention]] and [[record destruction|destruction]], and how records are retrieved within the [[system]].
   
Part of the [[Privacy Act of 1974|Privacy Act]] analysis requires determining whether certain [[Privacy Act of 1974|Privacy Act]] exemptions should be taken to protect the [[record]]s from disclosure to an individual because of law enforcement and/or [[national security]] reasons.
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Part of the [[Privacy Act of 1974|Privacy Act]] analysis requires determining whether certain [[Privacy Act of 1974|Privacy Act]] exemptions should be taken to protect the records from disclosure to an individual because of law enforcement and/or [[national security]] reasons.
   
 
== Department of Homeland Security ==
 
== Department of Homeland Security ==
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== Sources ==
 
== Sources ==
   
* 5 U.S.C. §552a(a)(5) ([http://www.opm.gov/feddata/USC552a.txt full-text]).
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* 5 U.S.C. §552a(a)(5)
* TSA Management Directive 2100.2 ([http://www.tsa.gov/assets/pdf/foia/TSA_MD_2100_2_FINAL3_050725.pdf full-text]).
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* TSA Management Directive 2100.2.
 
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