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Privacy Act of 1974; Notice of Updated Systems of Records

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AGENCY:

General Services Administration.

ACTION:

Notice.

SUMMARY:

The General Services Administration (GSA) reviewed its Privacy Act systems to ensure that they are relevant, necessary, accurate, up-to-date, and covered by the appropriate legal or regulatory authority.

DATES:

January 20, 2015.

ADDRESSES:

GSA Privacy Act Officer (ISP), General Services Administration, 1800 F Street NW., Washington, DC 20405.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Call or email the GSA Privacy Act Officer telephone 202-208-1317; email gsa.privacyact@gsa.gov.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

GSA is creating a new system of record notice. This system collects the information required to control physical access to GSA-managed facilities and restricted areas within the facilities in all regions across the United States. Refer to the system notice regarding what information is collected and where it will be stored. Nothing in the notice will impact individuals' rights to access or amend their records in the systems of records.

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Dated: December 11, 2014.

James L. Atwater,

Director, Policy and Compliance Division, Office of the Chief Information Officer.

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SYSTEM NAME:

E-PACS

SYSTEM LOCATION:

GSA Enterprise Service Center (ESC), 14426 Albemarle Point, Suite 120, Chantilly, VA 20151; GSA Headquarters, 1800 F Street NW., Washington, DC 20405; and other Federal facilities with electronic identification card access controls (Enterprise Physical Access Control System, E-PACS).

CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS IN THE SYSTEM:

This system covers individual with electronic facility access credentials including GSA employees, contractor employees, building occupants, interns, and volunteers.

CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:

Photo, Full Cardholder Unique Identifier (CHUID), Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) Certificate—(X509), Card Authentication Key (CAK) Certificate, Full Name, Person Classification, Badge Expiration Date, Card State, User Principal Name (UPN), Federal Agency Smart Card Number (FASC-N), and Globally Unique Identifier (GUID).

AUTHORITIES FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM:

5 U.S.C. 301, 40 U.S.C. 582, 40 U.S.C. 585, 40 U.S.C. 3101, 40 U.S.C. 11315, and HSPD-12.

PURPOSE:

This system (E-PACS) collects the information required for and related to physical access to GSA-managed facilities and restricted areas within facilities in all regions across the United States.

ROUTINE USES OF THE SYSTEM RECORDS, INCLUDING CATEGORIES OF USERS AND THEIR PURPOSE FOR USING THE SYSTEM:

System information may be accessed and used by authorized GSA employees and contractors to conduct official duties associated with Federal government building security and access responsibilities. Information from this system may be disclosed as a routine use:

a. In any legal proceeding, where pertinent, to which GSA is a party before a court or administrative body.

b. To a Federal, State, local, or foreign agency responsible for investigating, prosecuting, enforcing, or carrying out a statute, rule, regulation, or order when GSA becomes aware of a violation or potential violation of civil or criminal law or regulation.

c. To duly authorized officials engaged in investigating or settling a grievance, complaint, or appeal filed by an individual who is the subject of the record.

d. To the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), the Government Accountability Office (GAO) or other Federal agency when the information is required for program evaluation purposes.

e. To another Federal agency in connection with the hiring or retention of an employee; the issuance of a security clearance; the reporting of an investigation; clarifying a job; the letting of a contract; or the issuance of a grant, license, or other benefit to the extent that the information is relevant and necessary to a decision.

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g. To an expert, consultant, or contractor of GSA in the performance of a Federal duty to which the information is relevant.

h. To the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) for records management purposes.

i. To appropriate agencies, entities, and persons when (1) The Agency suspects or has confirmed that the security or confidentiality of information in the system of records has been compromised; (2) the Agency has determined that as a result of the suspected or confirmed compromise there is a risk of harm to economic or property interests, identity theft or fraud, or harm to the security or integrity of this system or other systems or programs (whether maintained by GSA or another agency or entity) that rely upon the compromised information; and (3) the disclosure made to such agencies, entities, and persons is reasonably necessary to assist in connection with GSA's efforts to respond to the suspected or confirmed compromise and prevent, minimize, or remedy such harm.

j. To the workspace and room scheduling system. When an individual swipes their card the information automatically checks them into previously reserved workspace. This is done as a convenience so the individual won't lose a seat assignment or conference room.

POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR STORING, RETRIEVING, ACCESSING, RETAINING, AND DISPOSING OF SYSTEM RECORDS:

STORAGE:

System records and documents are electronically stored on servers and/or compact discs.

RETRIEVABILITY:

Records may be retrieved by name and/or other personal identifier or appropriate type of designation.

SAFEGUARDS:

System records are safeguarded in accordance with the requirements of the Privacy Act, the Computer Security Act, and the System Security Plan. Technical, administrative, and personnel security measures are implemented to ensure confidentiality and integrity of the data. Security measures include password protections, assigned roles, and transaction tracking.

RETENTION AND DISPOSAL:

Disposition of records will be according to the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) guidelines, set forth in the GSA Records Maintenance and Disposition System (OAD P 1820.2A) handbook.

SYSTEM MANAGER AND ADDRESS:

Office of Mission Assurance (OMA), Identity, Credential and Access Management, 1800 F Street, NW., Washington DC 20405.

NOTIFICATION PROCEDURES:

Individuals may obtain information about their records from the E-PACS Program Manager at the above address.

RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES:

Requests from individuals for access to their records should be addressed to the E-PACS Program Manager. GSA rules for individuals requesting access to their records are published in 41 CFR part 105-64.

CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES:

Individuals may contest their records' contents and appeal determinations according to GSA rules published in 41 CFR part 105-64.

RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES:

Information is obtained from individuals who are receiving credentials to enter a federal facility and the Government credentialing authorities.

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[FR Doc. 2014-29719 Filed 12-18-14; 8:45 am]

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