Notice of this meeting is given under theFederal Advisory Committee Act(FACA), 5 U.S.C. App. 2. The DHS Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee provides advice at the request of the Secretary of Homeland Security and the DHS Chief Privacy Officer on programmatic, policy, operational, administrative, and technological issues within the DHS that relate to personally identifiable information, as well as dataintegrity and other privacy-related matters. The committee was established by the Secretary of Homeland Security under the authority of 6 U.S.C. 451.
During the meeting, the Acting Chief Privacy Officer will provide the Committee an update on the activities of the DHS Privacy Office.
During the meeting, the Committee plans to discuss and may vote on two draft subcommittee recommendation reports to the Department providing guidance on privacy protections for the collection and use of biometrics and for cybersecurity pilot programs. These draft reports will be posted on the Committee's Web site (www.dhs.gov/privacy) on or before October 31, 2012. If you wish to submit comments on the draft report, you may do so in advance of the meeting by forwarding them to the Committee at the locations listed under “ADDRESSES”. The agenda will be posted on or before November 2, 2012, on the Committee's Web site atwww.dhs.gov/privacy.Please note that the meeting may end early if all business is completed.
Privacy Act Statement: DHS's Use of Your Information
DHS requests that you voluntarily submit this information under its following authorities: theFederal Records Act,44 U.S.C. 3101; the FACA, 5 U.S.C. App. 2; and thePrivacy Act of 1974,5 U.S.C. 552a.
Principal Purposes:When you register to attend a DHS Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee meeting, DHS collects your name, contact information, and the organization you represent, if any. We use this information to contact you for purposes related to the meeting, such as to confirm your registration, to advise you of any changes in the meeting, or to assure that we have sufficient materials to distribute to all attendees. We may also use the information you provide for public record purposes such as posting publicly available transcripts and meeting minutes.
Routine Uses and Sharing:In general, DHS will not use the information you provide for any purpose other than the Principal Purposes, and will not share this information within or outside the agency. In certain circumstances, DHS may share this information on a case-by-case basis as required by law or as necessary for a specific purpose, as described in the DHS/ALL-002 Mailing and Other Lists System of Records Notice (November 25, 2008, 73 FR 71659).
Effects of Not Providing Information:You may choose not to provide the requested information or to provide only some of the information DHS requests. If you choose not to provide some or all of the requested information, DHS may not be able to contact you for purposes related to the meeting.
Accessing and Correcting Information:If you are unable to access or correct this information by using the method that you originally used to submit it, you may direct your request in writing to the DHS Deputy Chief FOIA Officer firstname.lastname@example.org.Additional instructions are available athttp://www.dhs.gov/foiaand in the DHS/ALL-002 Mailing and Other Lists System of Records referenced above.
Dated: September 20, 2012.
Jonathan R. Cantor,
Acting Chief Privacy Officer, Department of Homeland Security.