Privacy and Civil Liberties
Protecting Privacy and Civil Liberties
The Department of the Interior (DOI) is committed to protecting the privacy, civil liberties and other legal rights of the American people to the greatest extent possible consistent with the DOI mission and operational requirements for the collection, use and sharing of protected information in the information sharing environment (ISE). DOI fulfills this responsibility through policy, monitoring, training, and oversight of the Department’s privacy and civil liberties operations to ensure compliance with federal statutory and policy requirements.
Individuals may submit a complaint or a request to correct erroneous information in writing to:
DOI ISE Privacy Official
U.S. Department of the Interior
1849 C Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20240
A request to amend or correct records must be submitted in writing and be signed by the requesting individual, must meet the requirements of 43 CFR 2.246, and include the following information:
- Phone number(s) (indicate if a voicemail may be left at this number)
- Email address
- Contact information of any other person(s) representing the individual.
- The request must specifically identify the record(s) to be amended.
- The request must provide in detail reasons why the individual believes the record is not accurate, relevant, timely or complete; and must be accompanied by copies of documents or evidence in support of the request.
- The request must specify in detail the requested changes to the record; and must include proposed language if the change involves rewriting the record or adding new language to the record.
- The ISE Privacy Guidelines
- FAQs about the ISE Privacy Guidelines
- The ISE Privacy, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties Protection Framework
- About the ISE
- The Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 (IRTPA)
- The Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. § 552a)
- DOI Privacy Act Regulations (43 CFR Part 2, Subpart K)
DOI ISE Privacy OfficialU.S. Department of the Interior1849 C Street, N.W.MS-7456Washington, D.C. 20240202-208-1605