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Privacy Act Systems - DOL/EBSA-2

DOL/EBSA-2

SYSTEM NAME:

EBSA Correspondence Files.

SECURITY CLASSIFICATION:

None.

SYSTEM LOCATION:

Office of Exemption Determinations, Office of Regulations and Interpretations, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20210.

CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM:

Correspondents.

CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:

Records includes letters requesting information, advisory opinions, FOIA requests, Privacy Act Requests, or submitting comments, the Department's replies thereto, and related internal memoranda, including notes pertaining to meetings and telephone calls. Medium sensitivity due to the possibility of SSN provided with correspondence, though not requested by this Agency.

AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM:

29 U.S.C., 1134 and 1136.

PURPOSE(S):

These records are maintained to take action on or to respond to a complaint, inquiry or comment concerning certain aspects of Title I of ERISA or to respond to requests under FOIA or Privacy Act and to track the progress of such correspondence through the office.

ROUTINE USES OF RECORDS MAINTAINED IN THE SYSTEM, INCLUDING CATEGORIES OF USERS AND THE PURPOSES OF SUCH USES:

None, except for those universal routine uses listed in the General Prefatory Statement to this document.

DISCLOSURE TO CONSUMER REPORTING AGENCIES:

None.

POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR STORING, RETRIEVING, ACCESSING, RETAINING, AND DISPOSING OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:

STORAGE:

Files are stored electronically and/or on paper.

RETRIEVABILITY:

Files are retrieved by an individual name or control number.

SAFEGUARDS:

Access by authorized personnel only. Computer security safeguards are used for electronically stored data and locked locations for paper files.

RETENTION AND DISPOSAL:

In accordance with the Record Schedule (N1-317-02-2), if there is litigation in the underlying matter, the file is retained for three years after the litigation is completed. Requests for advisory opinions and the replies thereto are retained indefinitely, requests for information are destroyed one year after completion of project. Electronic index is destroyed six years after date of last entry.

SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS:

Director, Office of Exemption Determinations,

Director, Office of Regulations and Interpretations

Employee Benefits Security Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20210.

NOTIFICATION PROCEDURE:

Inquiries should be mailed to the System Manager.

RECORDS ACCESS PROCEDURES:

A request for access should be mailed to the System Manager.

CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES:

A petition for amendment should be mailed to the System Manager.

RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES:

Information contained in this system is obtained from correspondence from individuals and responses thereto.

SYSTEMS EXEMPTED FROM CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE ACT:

None.