Privacy Impact Assessments

The E-Government Act of 2002 requires agencies to conduct a Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) before developing or procuring IT systems or projects that collect, maintain or disseminate information in identifiable form from or about members of the public, and generally make them available to the public. The Department of the Interior (DOI) conducts PIAs on information systems and Adapted PIAs on third-party websites and applications, to evaluate privacy risks in accordance with the E-Government Act of 2002 and Office of Management and Budget policy. See the DOI PIA Guide for official guidance on how PIAs are conducted at DOI.  (If you need an accessible version of Appendix A, please email

Department of the Interior official PIAs and Adapted PIAs are available for the following Bureaus and Offices:

Contact the applicable Bureau/Office Privacy Officer for additional information on PIAs.

Department and Office of the Secretary

Bureau of Indian Affairs

Bureau of Indian Education

Bureau of Land Management

Bureau of Ocean Energy Management

Bureau of Reclamation

Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement

National Park Service

Office of Historical Trust Accounting

Office of Natural Resources Revenue

Office of Special Trustee

Office of Surface Mining

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

U.S. Geological Survey