The U.S. International Trade Commission is committed to safeguarding the privacy of individuals who interact with the agency, in accordance with applicable laws, rules, and other issuances. This involves, among other things, providing information to the public on the USITC’s privacy policies and practices. The following documents and information are presented in order to provide the public with an understanding of how the agency addresses privacy concerns.
The USITC prepares Privacy Impact Assessments in accordance with Section 208 of the E-Government Act of 2002, 44 U.S.C. § 3501 note. USITC Privacy Impact Assessments.
The USITC informs individuals whom it asks to provide information subject to the Privacy Act about how it will gather and use such information, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. § 552a(e)(3). Most of the Privacy Act information gathered by the agency relates to agency employees, and its handling is described internally within the agency. The following describes how information from non-USITC individuals is gathered and used. Gathering and Using Privacy Act Information.
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