Privacy Impact Assessments

OMB Circular A-11, Exhibit 300 Privacy Impact Assessments (posted 01AUG2006, Updated 27JUL2010)

The Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) is a requirement of the Privacy Act of 1987 and OMB Memorandum 03-22, OMB Guidance for Implementing the Privacy Provisions of the E-Government Act of 2002. A PIA documents the due diligence and oversight placed upon information associated with the project or system in question. The PIA discloses what information is being collected, and how that information is protected. The intent is to build confidence that privacy information is secure, processes that utilize this information comply with Federal requirements, and more importantly, inform the privacy expectations of the American public. USPTO has published the following PIA statements:

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