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DHS/CBP/PIA-003 Automated Commercial Environment (ACE)

The Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) is the backbone of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) trade information processing and risk management activities and is the key to implementing many of the agency’s trade transformation initiatives. ACE allows efficient facilitation of imports and exports and serves as the primary system used by U.S. Government agencies to process cargo. ACE will serve as the “Single Window” for trade facilitation as mandated by Executive Order 13659, Streamlining the Export/Import Process for America’s Businesses. CBP published this Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) for ACE because ACE collects, maintains, uses, and disseminates import and export information from the trade community that contains personally identifiable information (PII). July 2015

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DHS/CBP/PIA-003(b) Automated Commercial Environment (ACE), July 2015 - Appendix Updated March 2020 PDF 795.77 KB 07/31/2015
Automated Commercial System (ACS)/ Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) Importer Security Filing Data - December 2008 PDF 230.76 KB 12/02/2008
DHS/CBP/PIA-003 Custom and Border Protection's ACE and ITDS - July 2006 PDF 215.12 KB 07/14/2006
Last Updated: 03/31/2023
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