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Section 1367 Privacy Incidents


The Department of Homeland Security Privacy Office (PRIV) conducted a Privacy Compliance Review (PCR) to assist certain Components identify and mitigate risks that may occur by inadvertent disclosure of information protected by Title 8, United States Code (U.S.C.), Section 1367, confidentiality and prohibited source provisions.  Section 1367 incidents are particularly sensitive, given the vulnerability of the population they are meant to protect and the potential legal liabilities for certain violations of the statute.  Through this PCR, PRIV examined Components’ privacy protections and made four recommendations of best practices to prevent and mitigate future privacy incidents affecting individuals protected by Section 1367.   

February 2019

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Section 1367 Privacy Compliance Review PDF 1.23 MB
Last Updated: 07/08/2022
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