INTERIOR/USGS-15
 
System name: 
 
       Earth Science Information Customer Records--Interior, USGS-15.
     System location: 
       (1) Data and Information Delivery Office, National Mapping 
   Division, U.S. Geological Survey, 508 National Center, MS-508, 
   Reston, Virginia 20192. (2) Earth Science Information Centers (for 
   specific locations contact the System Manager).
     Categories of individuals covered by the system: 
       Individuals who have requested Earth Science information directly 
   from, or whose requests have been forwarded to the Earth Science 
   Information Office or its sponsored field centers. The system also 
   contains records concerning individuals in their entrepreneurial 
   capacity, corporations, and other business entities whose records are 
   not subject to the Privacy Act.
     Categories of records in the system: 
       Contains name, address, credit card number and expiration date 
   (as provided), customer's inquiry, response to inquiry, orders for 
   products, appropriate accounting entries, and information on deposits 
   with and debts owed the Bureau as a result of customer orders.
     Authority for maintenance of the system: 
       Executive Order 3206; OMB Circular A-16; 31 U.S.C. 3512.
     Routine uses of records maintained in the system, including 
   categories of users and the purposes of such uses: 
       The primary use of the records if for reference by Geological 
   Survey (GS) and GS contract employees in processing customer 
   inquiries, orders, and complaints. Disclosure outside the Department 
   of the Interior may be made to: (1) The U.S. Department of Justice or 
   in a proceeding before a court or adjudicative body when (a) the 
   United States, the Department of the Interior, a component of the 
   Department or, when represented by the Government, an employee of the 
   Department is a party to litigation or anticipated litigation or has 
   an interest in such litigation, and (b) the Department of the 
   Interior determines that the disclosure is relevant or necessary to 
   the litigation and is compatible with the purpose for which the 
   records were compiled; (2) disclose pertinent information to an 
   appropriate Federal, State, local, or foreign agency responsible for 
   investigating, prosecuting, enforcing, or implementing a statute, 
   regulation, rule, or order, where the disclosing agency becomes aware 
   of an indication of a violation or potential violation of civil or 
   criminal law or regulation; (3) a congressional office from the 
   record of an individual in response to an inquiry the individual has 
   made to the congressional office.
   Disclosure to consumer reporting agencies:
       Disclosures pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552a(b)(12). Pursuant to 5 
   U.S.C. 552a(b)(12), disclosures may be made to a consumer reporting 
   agency as defined in the Fair Credit Reporting Act (15 U.S.C. 
   1681a(f) or the Federal Claims Collection Act of 1966 (31 U.S.C. 
   3701(a)(3)).
     Policies and practices for storing, retrieving, accessing, 
   retaining, and disposing of records in the system:  
     Storage: 
       Maintained in manual form in file folders, correspondence may be 
   recorded on microfilm and key information recorded on magnetic disk 
   or on magnetic tape in some instances.
     Retrievability: 
       Stored by account number, indexed by name and zip code.
     Safeguards: 
       Maintained in GS or GS contract areas occupied by GS or GS 
   contract personnel during working hours with the building locked and/
   or guarded during off hours.
     Retention and disposal: 
       Retained and disposed of according to Bureau Records Disposition 
   Schedule, RCS/Item 1500-07.
     System manager(s) and address: 
       Senior Program Advisor, Data and Information Delivery Office, 
   National Mapping Division, U.S. Geological Survey, National Center, 
   MS-508, Reston, Virginia 20192.
     Notification procedure: 
       Inquiries should be addressed to the System Manager. See 43 CFR 
   2.60.
     Record access procedures: 
       Same as above. See 43 CFR 2.63.
     Contesting record procedures: 
       A petition for amendment should be addressed to the System 
   Manager and must meet the content requirements of 43 CFR 2.71.
     Record source categories: 
       Customers on whom record(s) are maintained and GS or GS contract 
   information researchers.