The Department’s Privacy Office partners with privacy staff in each Component to assess all new or proposed Department programs, systems, technologies or rule-makings for privacy risks, and recommends privacy protections.
The Privacy Office is responsible for evaluating Department programs, systems, and initiatives for potential privacy impacts, and providing mitigation strategies to reduce the privacy impact.
Request access to federal agency records under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).
An overview of our compliance process and related documents, including PIAs, SORNs and Computer Matching Agreements.
Privacy investigations and Privacy Compliance Reviews
DHS empowers its cybersecurity programs to succeed by integrating privacy protections from the outset.
Workshops and meetings
The Privacy Office releases a variety of reports related to privacy and FOIA.