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Privacy Policy Guidance

The DHS Privacy Office has primary authority for privacy policy at the Department.  The Office works to ensure that the use of technology sustains and does not erode privacy protections relating to the collection, use, dissemination, and maintenance of personal information.  All Department personnel, including federal employees, independent consultants, and government contractors involved in Department programs must comply with DHS privacy policies.

Privacy Office Directives and Instructions

Privacy Policy Guidance Memoranda

Other Privacy Policy Guidance

Additional Privacy and FOIA-Related Policy Documents

Last Published Date: March 31, 2016

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