Privacy Program

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The DOE Privacy Program, under the Office of the Chief Information Officer, manages the Department’s compliance with and implementation of the Privacy Act of 1974, Section 208 of the e-Government Act of 2002, along with Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and DOE privacy directives.  The Program seeks to integrate privacy protections into DOE, ensuring the protection of the personally identifiable information (PII) that is collected, used, maintained, retained, and shared by DOE programs.

  • Developing and implementing privacy-related policy and requirements
  • Providing policy guidance and assistance to Departmental Elements
  • Reviewing new and existing privacy-related laws, regulations and policies and updating DOE guidance
  • Supporting DOE response to incidents and data breaches involving PII
  • Providing administrative support to the Department of Energy Privacy Incident Response TeamCoordinating and submitting Privacy Act System of Record Notices (SORNs) for publication in the Federal Register
  • Coordinating with DOE program offices on regulatory actions involving the Privacy Act
  • Reviewing and coordinating Chief Privacy Officer approval of Privacy Impact Assessments (PIAs)
  • Performing Department-wide reviews to determine compliance with the Privacy Act, Section 208 of the E-Government Act, and Departmental Privacy Program policies
  • Coordinating DOE response to Privacy-related reports
  • Serving as the principal advisor to the Senior Agency Official for PrivacyFacilitating the Energy Privacy Steering Committee.
Department of Energy Privacy Program
Senior Agency Official for Privacy
Chief Privacy Officer
Privacy Act Officers
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DOE Privacy Impact Assessments

DOE Privacy Governance Bodies

DOE-Wide Privacy Initiatives