Privacy Act Statement

Authority: The collection of this information is authorized under 5 U.S.C. § 301, Departmental regulations, which authorizes the operations of an executive agency, including the creation, custodianship, maintenance and distribution of records.

Purpose: Data collected helps improve the Federal Service by notifying emergency managers about tsunami threats or troubleshooting data outages with seismic data providers. In the case of any legal action this information may be subpoenaed and made available if legally required to do so.

NOAA Routine Uses: NOAA will use this information to enable communication with data providers and customers of the NOAA8865 system. The personally identifiable information from data providers and customers is shared with ISC International, who has the capacity to send large bulk emails to account holders. Disclosure of this information is permitted under the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. Section 552a) to be shared among NOAA staff for work-related purposes. Disclosure of this information is also subject to all of the published routine uses as identified in the Privacy Act System of Records Notice Commerce/NOAA-11, Contact Information for Members of the Public Requesting or Providing Information Related to NOAA’s Mission.

Disclosure: Furnishing this information is voluntary; however, failure to provide accurate information may delay or prevent the individual from submitting and/or receiving information.