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Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records

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AGENCY:

Department of the Navy, DoD.

ACTION:

Notice to Amend a System of Records.

SUMMARY:

The Department of the Navy is amending a system of records notice in its existing inventory of record systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended.

DATES:

This proposed action will be effective without further notice on May Start Printed Page 2344630, 2008 unless comments are received which result in a contrary determination.

ADDRESSES:

Send comments to the Department of the Navy, PA/FOIA Policy Branch, Chief of Naval Operations (DNS-36), 2000 Navy Pentagon, Washington, DC 20350-2000.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Mrs. Doris Lama at (202) 685-6545.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The Department of the Navy systems of records notices subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended, have been published in the Federal Register and are available from the address above.

The specific changes to the record system being amended are set forth below followed by the notice, as amended, published in its entirety. The proposed amendments are not within the purview of subsection (r) of the Privacy Act of 1974, (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended, which requires the submission of a new or altered system report.

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Dated: April 23, 2008.

Patricia Toppings,

OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.

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System name:

Layaway Sales Records (September 25, 2006, 71 FR 55776).

Changes:

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System name:

At beginning of entry, add “NEXCOM”.

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Policies and practices for storing, retrieving, accessing, retaining, and disposing of records in the system:

Storage:

Delete entry and replace with “Paper and electronic records/databases.”

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Safeguards:

Delete entry and replace with “Supervised office spaces and computers are accessible only to authorized personnel. All information is maintained in locked file cabinets or locked archives. Computer systems are password protected.”

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Notification procedure:

In paragraph 2, after “provide” add “a signed request that includes their”

Record access procedures:

In paragraph 2, after “provide” add “a signed request that includes their”

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Record source categories:

Delete entry and replace with “The individual and layaway sales records.”

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System name:

NEXCOM Layaway Sales Records.

System location:

Navy Exchange Service Command, 3280 Virginia Beach Boulevard, Virginia Beach, VA 23452-5724 (for all Navy exchanges).

Categories of individuals covered by the system:

Patrons of Navy exchanges who buy goods on layaway.

Categories of records in the system:

Layaway tickets and layaway patron lists to include individual's name and activity where layaway sales were transacted.

Authority for maintenance of the system:

10 U.S.C. 5013, Secretary of the Navy.

Purpose(s):

To record the selection of layaway merchandise, record payments, verify merchandise pick up and as a management tool to perform sales audits.

Routine uses of records maintained in the system, including categories of users and the purposes of such uses:

In addition to those disclosures generally permitted under 5 U.S.C. 552a(b) of the Privacy Act, these records or information contained therein may specifically be disclosed outside the DoD as a routine use pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552a(b)(3) as follows:

The DoD ‘Blanket Routine Uses’ that appear at the beginning of the Navy's compilation of systems notices apply to this system.

Policies and practices for storing, retrieving, accessing, retaining, and disposing of records in the system:

Storage:

Paper and electronic records/databases.

Retrievability:

Name and address.

Safeguards:

Supervised office spaces and computers are accessible only to authorized personnel. All information is maintained in locked file cabinets or locked archives. Computer systems are password protected.

Retention and disposal:

Paid in full layaway records are maintained in an electronic journal for a period of one year and then destroyed. Paper records are destroyed after two years.

System manager(s) and address:

Policy Official: Commander, Navy Exchange Service Command, 3280 Virginia Beach Boulevard, Virginia Beach, VA 23452-5724.

Record Holder:

Director, Operations Group, Navy Exchange Service Command, 3280 Virginia Beach Boulevard, Virginia Beach, VA 23452-5724. Individual record holders within the central system may be contacted through the central system record holder.

Notification procedure:

Individuals seeking to determine whether this system of records contains information about themselves should address written inquiries to the Commander, Navy Exchange Service Command, 3280 Virginia Beach Boulevard, Virginia Beach, VA 23452-5724.

In the initial inquiry, the requester must provide full name, activity where layaway sales were transacted, and be signed.

A list of other offices the requester may visit will be provided after initial contact at the office listed above.

At the time of personal visit, requesters must provide proof of identity containing the requester's signature.

Record access procedures:

Individuals seeking access to records about themselves should address written inquiries to the Commander, Navy Exchange Service Command, 3280 Virginia Beach Boulevard, Virginia Beach, VA 23452-5724.

The requester must provide full name, activity where layaway sales were transacted and be signed.

A list of other offices the requester may visit will be provided after initial contact at the office listed above.

At the time of personal visit, requesters must provide proof of identity containing the requester's signature.

Contesting record procedures:

The Navy's rules for accessing records, and for contesting contents and appealing initial agency determinations are published in Secretary of the Navy Start Printed Page 23447Instruction 5211.5; 32 CFR part 701; or may be obtained from the system manager.

Record source categories:

The individual and layaway sales records.

Exemptions claimed for the system:

None.

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[FR Doc. E8-9386 Filed 4-29-08; 8:45 am]

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